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Speech and Language Challenges: The Ultimate Teen Guide

by Marlene Targ Brill Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 11, 2014)

This book will address the speech issues that affect all people, but specifically focus on the concerns of young adults—not just the how and whys of each issue, but how to cope with them. It will include teen...


You Can Say That Again!: A Fun Approach to Sounding Better When You Open Your Mouth to Speak

by Bruce Rogers Dundurn (May 01, 1999)

This is an excellent tool for anyone who wants to gain confidence in his or her speaking abilities.


Voice: A Stutterer's Odyssey

by Scott Damian Behler Publications (October 14, 2013)

An emotional account of how successful actor and producer Scott Damian overcame stuttering while still coping with its psychological effects.


The Rhetoric of Intention in Human Affairs

by Gary C. Woodward Lexington Books (September 12, 2013)

Assumed intentions are embedded in virtually all forms of human discussion. The Rhetoric of Intention in Human Affairs draws on a vast range of resources to describe the social and psychological forces at work...


Language Function: An Introduction to Pragmatic Assessment and Intervention for Higher Order Thinking and Better Literacy

by Ellyn Arwood Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 15, 2011)

Dr. Arwood outlines a revolutionary four-tiered model of how learners acquire language, and suggests ways to impose visual language functions onto an auditory language like English in order to improve learning...


International Perspectives on Voice Disorders

by Edwin Man-Lai Yiu Multilingual Matters (January 15, 2013)

This book provides a state-of-the-art account of voice research and issues in clinical voice practice. The contributors are all voice experts and bring a range of international perspectives to the volume, which...


ICOMM: Interpersonal Concepts and Competencies: Foundations of Interpersonal Communication

by Roy Berko, Joan E. Aitken & Andrew Wolvin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 16, 2010)

ICOMM: Interpersonal Concepts and Competencies, provides an integrated approach to the study of interpersonal communication. This accessibly written but authoritative text emphasizes the development of communication...


Aspects of Multilingual Aphasia

by Martin R. Gitterman, Mira Goral & Loraine K. Obler Multilingual Matters (June 20, 2012)

This volume provides a broad overview of current work in aphasia in individuals who speak more than one language. With contributions from many of the leading researchers in the field, the material included,...


Lexico-Phonological Comparative Analysis of Selected Dialects of the Meru-Tharaka Group

by Fridah Kanana Erastus Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (January 19, 2015)

This study is an investigation into the comparative phonology and lexicon of six barely-known Bantu varieties spoken in Kenya. These varieties (Imenti, Igoji, Tharaka, Mwimbi, Muthambi and Chuka) belong to the...


From Sound to Meaning in Context

by Alicja Witalisz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 15, 2014)

This volume is a collection of papers approaching the phenomenon of language from a variety of perspectives. Scholars in phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicology, historical linguistics and translation studies...


Slavic Grammar from a Formal Perspective

by Petr Biskup, Gerhild Zybatow, Olav Mueller-Reichau & Maria Yastrebova et al. Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (September 30, 2015)

The proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages in Leipzig 2013 offer current formal investigations into Slavic morphology, phonology, semantics, syntax and information...


The Use of Gender Markers in Animals

by Ludmila Zemková Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 11, 2016)

This book is a contribution to the study of the linguistic concept of gender. It focuses on the problem of assigning gender to animal nouns. This problem is topical in view of the fact that in present-day English,...


Optionality and overgeneralisation patterns in second language acquisition: Where has the expletive ensconced «it»self?

by Nadia Varley Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (September 30, 2015)

This book discusses the nature of optionality in second language grammars and the indeterminacy observed in second language users’ linguistic representations. For these purposes, experimental data from 213...


Vulnerable Domains for Cross-Linguistic Influence in L2 Acquisition of Greek

by Sviatlana Karpava Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (October 02, 2015)

The book investigates adult second language (L2) acquisition of Greek by first language (L1) Russian speakers in the bi-dialectal setting of Cyprus. The participants all reside in Cyprus and came from former...


Translation Studies and Translation Practice: Proceedings of the 2nd International TRANSLATA Conference, 2014

by Michael Ustaszewski, Andy Stauder & Lew N. Zybatow Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 02, 2017)

TRANSLATA II was the second in a series of triennial conferences on Translation and Interpreting Studies, held at the University of Innsbruck. The series is conceptualized as a forum for Translation Studies...


Reconsidering Early Bilingualism

by Marcin Opacki Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (September 15, 2017)

This book investigates the language of Polish-English bilingual children raised in the United Kingdom and their Polish monolingual counterparts. It exemplifies the lexico-grammatical knowledge of both groups...


Symmetry Breaking and Symmetry Restoration

by Szymon J. Napierala Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 18, 2017)

This book treats the faculty of language as part of the Universe subject to physical laws. It presents phenomena from syntax and semantics in the interdisciplinary context. The author analyses the origin of...


Conjunctions and Other Parts of Speech

by Alan Reed Libert Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (August 15, 2017)

The classification of words in terms of parts of speech is frequently problematic. This book examines the classification of conjunctions and similar words of other classes. It reviews work done from the 19th...


Grammatical Collocations of Verbs and Prepositions

by Marianna Hudcovicová Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 07, 2017)

This book presents empirical research of grammatical collocations of the type: verb and the prepositions «of» and «to». It is based on comparisons of English and Czech sentences containing verbs and prepositions...


English ‘Joyful’ Vocabulary – Semantic Developments

by Angelina Zysko Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 04, 2015)

The book offers a novel exploration into the semantic development of English terms concerning the concept of ‘joy’ («bliss», «cheer», «delight», «dream», «game», «gladness», «glee», «joy»,...


Events and Narratives in Language

by Janusz Badio Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 01, 2017)

This book analyzes events and narratives from the points of view of literature, grammar, discourse, and semantics. The contributors explore the issues related to the ways of portraying stories and their events...


Constraints on Structure and Derivation in Syntax, Phonology and Morphology

by Anna Bloch-Rozmej & Anna Bondaruk Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (February 23, 2017)

The papers collected in this volume explore the major mechanisms, that is derivations and constraints, claimed to be responsible for various aspects of the linguistic systems, their syntax, phonology and morphology....


Phonology, its Faces and Interfaces

by Eugeniusz Cyran & Jolanta Szpyra-Kozlowska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 09, 2016)

The papers collected in this volume examine selected aspects of the interaction of phonology with phonetics, morphosyntax and the lexicon in a variety of languages including Korean, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese,...


Rules and Exceptions

by Christopher Beedham, Warwick Danks & Ether Soselia Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (April 01, 2014)

This book assembles a collection of papers first presented at the Summer School and Conference on the Method of Lexical Exceptions held at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, 2-8 September 2007, which explored...


Elements of Hermeneutic Pragmatics

by Tahir Wood Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (December 15, 2014)

Can linguistic pragmatics be developed without the need to formulate rules, criteria or maxims? The author argues that rules as they have been conceived of within pragmatics, particularly speech act theory,...


L2 Pragmatic Development in Study Abroad Contexts

by Wei Ren Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (May 04, 2015)

Pragmatic competence plays a key role in intercultural communication, particularly for students studying in a target community. This book investigates the effect of study abroad on second language learners’...


The Essential Enthymeme

by Jorge Juan Vega y Vega Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (November 06, 2015)

The enthymeme in education is essential because it reflects what humans do when they think. It informs not only how we make inferences about the world to discover new knowledge, but also how we express those...


English suffixes

by Ives Trevian Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (January 28, 2015)

English morphophonology has aroused considerable interest in the wake of Chomsky and Halle’s ground-breaking The Sound Pattern of English (1968). Various theoretical models have subsequently emerged, seeking...


New trends and methodologies in applied English language research III

by Yolanda Fernández-Pena, Tamara Bouso, Carla Bouzada-Jabois & Iván Tamaredo et al. Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (June 29, 2017)

This volume includes eleven papers pertaining to different areas of linguistics and organised into three sections. Part I contains diachronic studies which cover data from Middle English to Present-Day English...


Verbal Semantics in a Tibeto-Burman Language

by Prafulla Basumatary Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (August 10, 2017)

The aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive description of the verbal system of Bodo, a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Northeast India, particularly Assam. The description is primarily based on a 1.2-million-word...


Inheritance and Inflectional Morphology

by MaryEllen A. LeBlanc Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (November 03, 2015)

Inheritance, which has its origins in the field of artificial intelligence, is a framework focusing on shared properties. When applied to inflectional morphology, it enables useful generalizations within and...


Talking with Your Toddler: 75 Fun Activities and Interactive Games that Teach Your Child to Talk

by Teresa Laikko & Laura Laikko Ulysses Press (June 20, 2016)

A HANDY PARENT'S GUIDE THAT TURNS PROFESSIONAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT INTO CHILD'S PLAY

Are you concerned that your child is not verbalizing? The solution may be as simple as a game. Talking with Your Toddler teaches...


Voting Deliberatively

by Mary E. Stuckey Penn State University Press (April 20, 2015)

The 1932 election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt seemed to hold the promise of Democratic domination for years to come. However, leading up to the 1936 election, persistent economic problems, a controversial domestic...


Informal English

by Jeffrey Kacirk Touchstone (April 05, 2005)

Gleaned from antiquated dictionaries, dialect glossaries, studies of folklore, nautical lexicons, historical writings, letters, novels, and miscellaneous sources, Informal English offers a captivating treasure...


In a Manner of Speaking

by Colin McNairn Skyhorse (April 28, 2015)

What do “the whole kit and caboodle,” “the whole shebang,” “the whole megillah,” “the whole enchilada,” “the whole nine yards,” “the whole box and dice,” and “the full Monty” have in common?...