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Better Words


Better Words provides an introduction to EFL lexicography and an insight into its fundamental issues. It describes in detail the major changes that have occurred in the production of EFL dictionaries over recent decades and will help teachers and their students to decide which EFL dictionary is the most adequate for their specific purposes.





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9780859897198 | Published: 2002
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Chosen Words


This collection of essays shows how dictionaries today have grown from the small beginnings of English lexicography in Shakespeare's time. Discussion is anchored in the practice of the past, but the author has been concerned throughout to show how the difficulties which beset the first compilers are still with us today.





Hardback    £50.00
9780859894197 | Published: 1995
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Communication Across Cultures


The specific aim of this book is to argue that translation can add depth and breadth to both contrastive linguistics as well as to discourse analysis. While the literature on either contrastive linguistics or discourse analysis has grown immensely in the last twenty years, very little of it has ventured into fusing the two perspectives.





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9780859894975 | Published: 1997
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9780859899086 | Published: 2015
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Coping with Obscurity


Coping with Obscurity publishes the papers discussed at the Brown University Workshop on Earlier Egyptian grammar in March, 2013. The workshop united ten scholars of differing viewpoints dealing with the central question of how to judge and interpret the grammatical value of the written evidence preserved in texts of the Old and Middle Kingdoms (ca. 2350-1650 BC). The nine papers in the volume present orthographic, lexical, morphological and syntactic approaches to the data and represent a significant step toward a new, pluralistic understanding of Earlier Egyptian grammar.





Hardback    £78.00
9781937040420 | Published: 2016
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Linear B

Linear B, a New Outlook by Nicholas A. Massouridis, is the product of thirty years' study of the phonetic values of the signs of the Linear B script. His son, Pandelis Masouridis, has also applied the same values for the first time to the reading of dedications and Linear A tablets from Ayia Triada. English language. 6 b&w illus., 7 tables. Set of 3 books.




Paperback    £55.00
9789607037473 | Published: 2005
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Living Words


In this unique and entertaining collection of articles, a noted scholar and compiler of key works of reference reflects on the nature of language, the art of lexicography and the breath-taking developments in communication, the media and information technology in the late twentieth century.





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9780859896207 | Published: 1999
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Hardback    £55.00
9780859896115 | Published: 1999
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Prosopography of Cypriot


This volume aims to explore the common backgrounds of persons living in Cyprus from the eleventh to the third century B.C.





Paperback    £29.00
9781931226158 | Published: 2008
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Sibawayhi's Principles


Sibawayhi, a non-Arab, was the first to write on Arabic grammar and the first to explain Arabic grammar from a non-Arab perspective.  Both Sibawayhi and his teacher al-Farahidi made the earliest and most significant formal recording of the Arabic language.





Paperback    £41.00
9781937040581 | Published: 2017
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Solving Language Problems


The book provides an overview of key areas and will serve as a useful introductory text for those following university courses in this field.





Paperback    £17.99
9780859894845 | Published: 1996
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