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Coordination in Syntax (2010)

Author(s): Niina Ning Zhang Series: Cambridge Studies in Linguistics Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2010 ISBN: 0521767555,9780521767552 Description: Coordination in syntax is an important part of the analysis of sentence structure. Niina Ning Zhang addresses the issues raised by coordinate pairings and the implications of these structures, looking...

Researching and Applying Metaphor (1999)

Author(s): Lynne Cameron, Graham Low Series: Cambridge Applied Linguistics Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 1999 ISBN: 0521649641 Description: Research into metaphor has become one of the fastest-growing and important areas of language research over the past twenty years, and metaphor is now recognized as central to language and...

The Columbia Guide to Standard American English (1993)

Author(s): Kenneth G. Wilson Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr, Year: 1993 ISBN: 0-231-06988-X,0-231-06989-8,9780231069885 In the most reliable and readable guide to effective writing for the Americans of today, Wilson answers questions of meaning, grammar, pronunciation, punctuation, and spelling in thousands of clear, concise entries. His guide is unique in...

Fuzzy Grammar: A Reader (2004)

Author(s): Bas Aarts, David Denison, Evelien Keizer, Gergana Popova Series: Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr, Year: 2004 ISBN: 019926256X,9780199262564 Description: This work brings together classic and recent papers in the philosophical and linguistic analysis of fuzzy grammar, of gradience in meaning, word classes and syntax....

Perfect Phrases for Executive Presentations: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases to Use to Communicate Your Strategy and Vision When the Stakes Are High

Author(s): Alan Perlman Series: Perfect Phrases Series Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Year: 2006 ISBN: 9780071467636,0071467637 Description: This book is too basic and repetitive for experienced presenters, but extremely useful for those who are very new to the field, lack confidence, and/or are non-native speakers of English. It presents exact phrases,...

Instructional Writing in English: Studies in Honour of Risto Hiltunen (2009)

Author(s): Matti Peikola (ed.), Janne Skaffari (ed.), Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen (ed.) Series: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 189 Publisher: John Benjamins, Year: 2009 ISBN: 9027254249,9789027254245,9789027290489 Description: The history of English writing is, to a considerable extent, the history of instructional writing in English. This volume is the first collection...