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Speaking American: A History of English in the United States

By Richard W. Bailey

"Takes a novel approach to the history of American English by focusing on hotbeds of linguistic activity throughout American history."


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Language, Literacy, and Technology

By Richard Kern

"In this book, Richard Kern explores how technology matters to language and the ways in which we use it. Kern reveals how material, social and individual resources interact in the design of textual meaning, and how that interaction plays out across contexts of communication, different situations of technological mediation, and different moments in time."


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Title: OILS: Grammar
Written By: Michael Swan
URL: http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/EnglishLanguageLearningESL/~~/dmlldz11c2EmY2k9OTc4M
Description:

Leading grammar expert Michael Swan answers questions such as, What is
grammar for? How does it relate to vocabulary? How does it change? How does
it differ across other languages? This accessible and readable introduction
uses very little technical jargon in offering a fresh, original look at the
subject.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0194372413
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 144
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