Language & Linguistics

  • 26 Views of the Starburst World

    26 Views of the Starburst World

    William Dawes at Sydney Cove 1788-1791

    By Ross Gibson

    In January 1788, astronomer and colonist William Dawes came to New South Wales' Botany Bay with the First Fleet Marines. He then came back into view in 1972, when a pair of slender 'language notebooks' - 80 small pages of limber handwriting...

    Paper - 9781742582979 - $ 32.95

  • 50 Nueces de lengua y unas notas de gramatica

    50 Nueces de lengua y unas notas de gramatica

    2a edicion

    By Maximino J. Ruiz Rufino

    ***THIS BOOK IS IN SPANISH ONLY. *** Through 50 'nuts' of language and related grammatical notes, this book offers the reader a practical and theoretical overview of Spanish grammar presented in a unique and entertaining way. 50 small language problems are presented in the...

    Paper - 9788245018943 - $ 50.00

  • A Search for the Origins of Human Speech

    A Search for the Origins of Human Speech

    Auditory and Vocal Functions of the Chimpanzee

    By Shozo Kojima

    An unrivaled world authority in the area, Shozo Kojima presents a detailed overview of chimpanzees' auditory sense and vocalization and demonstrates how human speech has evolved. Based on unique longitudinal studies over a few decades, Kojima has put together his theories...

    Cloth - 9784876984558 - $ 39.95

  • A Search for the Origins of Human Speech

    A Search for the Origins of Human Speech

    Auditory and Vocal Functions of the Chimpanzee

    By Shozo Kojima

    An unrivaled world authority in the area, Shozo Kojima presents a detailed overview of chimpanzees' auditory sense and vocalization and demonstrates how human speech has evolved. Based on unique longitudinal studies over a few decades, Kojima has put together his theories...

    Paper - 9781876843472 - $ 29.95

  • A Supplement to the Dictionary of Scandinavian Words in the Languages of Britain and Ireland

    A Supplement to the Dictionary of Scandinavian Words in the Languages of...

    By Diarmaid O Muirithe

    In a preface to his ground-breaking and highly praised volume From the Viking Word Hoard: A Dictionary of Scandinavian Words in the Languages of Britain and Ireland, author Diarmaid O Muirithe wrote that what he recorded was but a sampling from the Norse word-hoard. A visit...

    Cloth - 9781846823800 - $ 39.95

  • A Textbook of Translation

    A Textbook of Translation

    Theoretical and Practical Implications

    By Said M. Shiyab

    This book examines various theoretical and practical issues in translation in imaginative and instructive ways. It provides translation students and translation teachers with a good understanding of the real core of what translation is all about, despite the fact that a lot has...

    Paper - 9789044119961 - $ 29.00

  • Access To Foreign Languages

    Access To Foreign Languages

    In Second Level Schools

    By Mary Ruane

    A major research report which reveals that despite improvements in foreign language participation in Ireland, many Irish schools still do not regard languages as core subjects. Mary Ruane subjects to close scrutiny the provision pattern of languages in the second-level sector, and this report...

    Paper - 9780901714862 - $ 20.00

  • Alf lahga wa lahga

    Alf lahga wa lahga

    Proceedings of the 9th AIDA Conference

    Edited by: Olivier Durand, Angela Daiana Langone, Giuliano Mion

    This volume is a collection of articles written by more than 40 scholars who work in the field of Arabic dialectology. All articles are revised versions of papers presented at the 9th Conference of...

    Paper - 9783643903341 - $ 74.95

  • Amadlelo

    Amadlelo

    By Isaac Mgcineni Malobola, Phillip Mandla Bhuda

    Text is in the African language isiNdebele. This book is a collection of short stories written by two authors. The stories are comprised of various themes which pertain to diverse life challenges. Some of these themes can be considered as groundbreaking since...

    Paper - 9781868886708 - $ 18.00

  • Amagalelo

    Amagalelo

    Edited by: Nakanjani G. Sibiya

    Take a walk on any of the South African university campuses and you will hear the air resonating with the sounds of different languages seamlessly interweaving with each other as students engage in academic work, talk, laughter, and play. In 2012, this inspired the University...

    Paper - 9781868406128 - $ 8.00