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The Prehistory of Language

by Rudolf Botha, Chris Knight ‘When, why, and how did language evolve?’ ‘Why do only humans have language?’ This book looks at these and other questions about the origins and evolution of language. It does so via a rich diversity of perspectives, including social, cultural, archaeological, palaeoanthropological, musicological,...
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Dyslexia: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition

by James Doyle This book is written for concerned parents and teachers. It describes all the basics needed for an insight into dyslexia and covers description, assessment, diagnosis, parental rights, legislation and the statutory “Statementing” process. This second edition has been fully revised, expanded and updated to incorporate...
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Perspectives on Grammar Writing

Editors David J. Weber, Thomas E. Payne  With over half the languages of the world currently in danger of extinction within a century, the need for high quality grammatical descriptions is more urgent than ever. Potential grammar writers, however, often find themselves paralyzed by the daunting task of describing...
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Describing Morphosyntax: A Guide for Field Linguists

by Thomas E Payne Current estimates are that around 3,000 of the 6,000 languages now spoken may become extinct during the next century. Some 4,000 of these existing languages have never been described, or described only inadequately. This book is a guide for linguistic fieldworkers who wish to...
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Thinking it Through

by Gill Thompson, Huw Evans Teaching should be exciting and creative but an overcrowded curriculum can make this hard for teachers to achieve. Help is at hand with these literacy and numeracy lesson plans that also cover language development, thinking skills, and drama. Thinking it Through allows teachers...
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