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Speaking American: A History of English in the United States

By Richard W. Bailey

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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: English Grammar. A Function-Based Introduction. Parts I & II
Written By: T. Givón
Description:

The approach to language and grammar that motivates this book is unabashedly functional: Grammar is not just a system of empty rules, it is a means to an end, an instrument for constructing concise, coherent communication. This book is intended for both researchers and teachers for both native and nonnative speakers.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556194579
ISBN-13: 9781556194573
Pages: 350
Prices: U.S. $ 134