Functions of Language

An Introduction to the Nature and Functions of Language, Second Edition  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Oct. 5, 2014
An Introduction to the Nature and Functions of Language, Second Edition

An Introduction to the Nature and Functions of Language, Second Edition by Howard Jackson and Peter Stockwell
English | 2011 | ISBN: 144112151X , 1441143734 | 256 pages | PDF | 18 MB

A comprehensive guide to the nature of language and an introduction to linguistic analysis. This is a brand new edition of "An Introduction to the Nature and Functions of Language", the bestselling English Language textbook.
Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language (Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts)(Repost)

Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language (Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts) by John T Hamilton
English | 2008 | ISBN: 023114220X | 272 Pages | PDF | 2.23 MB
Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language (Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts)

Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language (Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts) by John T Hamilton
English | May 6, 2008 | ISBN: 023114220X | 272 Pages | PDF | 2.23 MB

In the romantic tradition, music is consistently associated with madness, either as cause or cure.

Critical Discourse Analysis: The Critical Study of Language  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at May 7, 2018
Critical Discourse Analysis: The Critical Study of Language

Norman Fairclough, "Critical Discourse Analysis: The Critical Study of Language, 2nd Edition"
ISBN: 1405858222 | 2010 | EPUB/PDF | 608 pages | 4 MB/5 MB
The Linguistic Shaping of Thought: A Study in the Impact of Language on Thinking in China and the West

The Linguistic Shaping of Thought: A Study in the Impact of Language on Thinking in China and the West by Alfred H. Bloom
English | 1981 | ISBN: 0898590892 | 106 Pages | PDF | 6.6 MB

Does the fact that the Chinese lexicon carves up the semantic domain of the English word "reason" into a highly differentiated set of lexical concepts imply that the Chinese reason about reason and reasons in a more differentiated fashion than English speakers do?

The Structure of Language: An Introduction to Grammatical Analysis (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by DZ123 at April 26, 2018
The Structure of Language: An Introduction to Grammatical Analysis (Repost)

Emma L. Pavey, "The Structure of Language: An Introduction to Grammatical Analysis"
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0521517869 | PDF | pages: 423 | 2.4 mb

Global English and Arabic: Issues of Language, Culture, and Identity  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by DZ123 at April 26, 2018
Global English and Arabic: Issues of Language, Culture, and Identity

Ahmad Al-Issa, Laila S. Dahan, "Global English and Arabic: Issues of Language, Culture, and Identity"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 3034302932 | PDF | pages: 386 | 3.8 mb

The Politics of Language in Chinese Education, 1895-1919  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at April 20, 2018
The Politics of Language in Chinese Education, 1895-1919

The Politics of Language in Chinese Education, 1895-1919 by Elisabeth Kaske
English | 2007 | ISBN: 9004163670 | 537 Pages | PDF | 12.4 MB

Viewing education as the central battleground over the status of language, this book investigates the language policies of various social agents in early 20th century China and offers a comprehensive and fascinating analysis of the emergence of China’s national language.
Integrating the Participants’ Perspective in the Study of Language and Communication Disorders

Integrating the Participants’ Perspective in the Study of Language and Communication Disorders: Towards a New Analytical Approach By Charlotte Marie Bisgaard Klemmensen
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 162 Pages | ISBN : 3319786334 | 4.67 MB

This book presents a new analytical approach that will advance the establishment of a new discourse within the study of language and communication disorders. Instances of recurring aphasia and acquired brain injury are discussed in an empirical observation study through a theoretical lens that combines Integrational Linguistics, ethnomethodology, Conversation Analysis and practice theory. In doing so, this interdisciplinary analysis adds a person-centered perspective to existing ethnographic approaches.
Recursion: A Computational Investigation into the Representation and Processing of Language

Recursion: A Computational Investigation into the Representation and Processing of Language (Oxford Studies in Biolinguistics) by David J. Lobina
2017 | ISBN: 0198785151 | English | 288 pages | PDF | 5 MB