LINGUIST List 13.434

Sun Feb 17 2002

Books: Applied Linguistics

Editor for this issue: Dina Kapetangianni <dinalinguistlist.org>


Links to the websites of all LINGUIST's supporting publishers are available at the end of this issue.

Directory

  1. Coleman, Sarah, English Language/Applied Linguistics

Message 1: English Language/Applied Linguistics

Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 10:25:54 -0500
From: Coleman, Sarah <scolemanblackwellpub.com>
Subject: English Language/Applied Linguistics

NEW TITLE FROM BLACKWELL PUBLISHING

An Introduction to American English
Gunnel Tottie, University of Zurich

An Introduction to American English explains American English in the
context of American life, history, and institutions, while also making
comparisons with British English.
This book includes chapters on spelling, pronunciation, grammar, and
vocabulary which discuss how the language reflects American lifestyles
and how new words are created. Coverage also includes language use and
politeness; regional, social, and ethnic dialects, such as
African-American English; and language politics. Much of the material
presented is viewed within the framework of American history,
government and education. Every chapter is followed by a set of
recommended readings and references, some of which include Internet
resources. An Introduction to American English is the ideal resource
for non-native speakers and undergraduates studying of American
English, as well as teachers of English as a second or foreign
language.

Contents:

Preface.
Introduction.
Part I: Writing it and Saying it.
Part II: American History for Language Students.
Part III: Running America: Government and Education.
Part IV: Life and Language in the United States.
Part V: American English Vocabulary: A Systematic View.
Part VI: Caught Out or Caught Off Base? Metaphors in American English.
Part VII: The Grammar of American English.
Part VIII: Using English in the United States.
Part IX: Varieties of American English.
Part X: Language Politics in the United States: English and Other Languages.
Websites.
Bibliography.
Linguistic Glossary. 
Index of Alphabetisms and Acronyms.
Index of Zip Codes for States. 
Subject Index.
Word Index.

HB: 0-631-19791-5 $64.95/�55
PB: 0-631-19792-3 $29.95/�15.99
320 pp / December 2001

Books:
To save 30% on this book, with free shipping and handling, sign up
for Blackwell's Linguist List Plus at http://www.linguistlistplus.com/
 or order at full price from our website
http://www.blackwellpub.com/asp/linguist.asp

Journals:
To receive discounts on a variety of linguistics journals, sign up
for Blackwell's Linguist List Plus at http://www.linguistlistplus.com/
 or order at full price from our website
http://www.blackwellpub.com/asp/linguist.asp





 
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue
Pubs-postscript-html

 

----------------- Major Supporters ----------------

 

 

Academic Press

http://www.academicpress.com

 

 

Arnold Publishers

http://www.arnoldpublishers.com

 

 

Athelstan Publications

http://www.athel.com

 

 

Blackwell Publishers

http://www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk/

 

 

 

Cambridge University Press

http://www.cup.org

 

 

Cascadilla Press

http://www.cascadilla.com/

 

 

 

Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd

http://www.continuumbooks.com

 

 

 

CSLI Publications

http://csli-www.stanford.edu/publications/

 

 

 

Distribution Fides

 

 

Elsevier Science Ltd.

http://www.elsevier.nl/locate/linguistics

 

 

John Benjamins

http://www.benjamins.com/���� http://www.benjamins.nl/

 

 

 

Kluwer Academic Publishers

http://www.wkap.nl/

 

 

 

Lernout & Hauspie

http://www.lhsl.com

 

 

Lincom Europa

http://www.lincom-europa.com

 

 

MIT Press

http://mitpress.mit.edu/books-legacy.tcl

 

 

 

Mouton de Gruyter

http://www.deGruyter.de/hling.html

 

 

 

Multilingual Matters

http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

 

 

 

 

Oxford UP

http://www.oup-usa.org/

 

 

Pearson Education

http://www.pearsoneduc.com/catalog.html

 

 

Rodopi

http://www.rodopi.nl/

 

 

 

Routledge

http://www.routledge.com/

 

Springer-Verlag

http://www.springer.de

 

Summer Institute of Linguistics

http://www.sil.org/

 

 

 

 

---------Other Supporting Publishers-------------

 

Anthropological Linguistics

http://www.indiana.edu/~anthling/

 

Bedford/St. Martin's

http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/

 

Finno-Ugrian Society

http://www.helsinki.fi/jarj/sus/

 

Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc., Umass

http://www.umass.edu/linguist/GLSA/

 

International Pragmatics Assoc.

http://ipra-www.uia.ac.be/ipra/

 

Kingston Press Ltd.

http://www.kingstonpress.com

 

Linguistic Assoc. of Finland

http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/

 

Linguistic Society of Southern Africa (LSSA)

http://www.safest.org.za/bsp

 

MIT Working Publishers in Linguistics

http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/

 

Pacific Linguistics

http://pacling.anu.edu.au

 

Pacini Editore Spa

http://www.pacinieditore.it/

 

Utrecht Institute of Linguistics

http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

 

Virittaja Aikakauslehti

http://www.helsinki.fi/jarj/kks/virittaja.html

 

Thursday, January 17, 2002