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May I Quote You on That?

By Stephen Spector

A guide to English grammar and usage for the twenty-first century, pairing grammar rules with interesting and humorous quotations from American popular culture.

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The Cambridge Handbook of Endangered Languages

Edited By Peter K. Austin and Julia Sallabank

This book "examines the reasons behind the dramatic loss of linguistic diversity, why it matters, and what can be done to document and support endangered languages."

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Title: Discovering Language
Subtitle: The Structure of Modern English
Written By: Lesley Jeffries
Series Title: Perspectives on the English Language

'Discover Language' provides students with the basic descriptive knowledge
they are required to master before moving on to more advanced study.
Organized under thematic headings, which are thoroughly cross-referenced,
the book enables students and teachers to use it either as a course text or
to help with individual aspects of language. Each section includes an
introduction, worked examples, 'in context' sections relating the topic to
real text examples, suggestions for further reading and analysis and summary.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403912610
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 272
Prices: U.K. £ 45

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1403912629
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 272
Prices: U.K. £ 14.99