A Critical Introduction to Syntax

by Jim Miller This book introduces major areas of debate within the field of syntax: constructions, grammar and semantics, configurationality, usage-based grammar, complexity, language acquisition. It highlights the application of the same concepts across different models of grammar. Real examples from spoken and written language and standard and...
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Advanced Masterclass CAE – New Edition + AUDIO (SB,WB,TB)

One of the best and probably the most popular CAE-coursebook that combines systematic training in exam techniques and thorough development of advanced level language skills. A comprehensive training and preparation for the CAE exam. Expert exam training develops sound strategies for tackling each task type. Genuine exam practice...
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Critical Thinking: A Students Introduction, 7th Edition

Critical Thinking: A Student’s Introduction provides the skills and attitudes needed to become a skilled thinker, an effective problem solver, and a sound decision-maker. Students will learn―step by step―how to understand complex texts, analyze issues, think logically, and argue effectively. They will hone the thinking skills needed to...
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Blockbuster 1,2 – Workbook & Grammar Book

by Virginia Evans, Jenny Dooley Blockbuster is designed for learners studying English at Beginner to Intermediate level. The series follows the principles of the Common European Framework of Reference and combines active English learning with a variety of lively topics presented in themed modules. Key Features: Theme-based units...
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Conceptualising ‘Learning’ in Applied Linguistics

Edited By: Paul Seedhouse, Steve Walsh, Chris Jenks An exciting new collection by world-leading researchers in L2 learning addressing: Why do conceptions of ‘learning’ vary so much in L2 learning research? Is there a conceptualisation of ‘learning’ to which members of different schools of SLA can subscribe? Download...
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Logic and Lexicon: The Semantics of the Indefinite

by Manfred Pinkal Semantic underspecification is an essential and pervasive property of natural language. This monograph provides a comprehensive survey of the various phenomena in the field of ambiguity and vagueness. The book discusses the major theories of semantic indefiniteness, which have been proposed in linguistics, philosophy and...
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Verbs: Aspect and Causal Structure

by William Croft This book presents a model of event structure for the analysis of aspectual constructions and argument structure constructions in English and other languages. Representing the culmination of two decades of the author’s research and thought, it explores the contribution of semantics to the argument-structure and...
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