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Product Description: There are more than six thousand languages used around the world today, although linguists now estimate that by the year 2050 as many as half of those will be extinct. This beautifully designed, engagingly written reference takes us on a panoramic tour of the globe to explore this unique and endangered human gift...read more

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9780500514115 | Gardners Books, June 30, 2008, cover price $32.75 | About this edition: There are more than six thousand languages used around the world today, although linguists now estimate that by the year 2050 as many as half of those will be extinct.

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Product Description: How language evolved has been called "the hardest problem in science." In Adam's Tongue, Derek Bickerton―long a leading authority in this field―shows how and why previous attempts to solve that problem have fallen short. Taking cues from topics as diverse as the foraging strategies of ants, the distribution of large prehistoric herbivores, and the construction of ecological niches, Bickerton produces a dazzling new alternative to the conventional wisdom...read more

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9780809022816 | 1 edition (Hill & Wang Pub, March 17, 2009), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: How language evolved has been called “the hardest problem in science.

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9780809016471 | Hill & Wang Pub, March 2, 2010, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: How language evolved has been called "the hardest problem in science.

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9781429930291 | 1 edition (Hill & Wang Pub, March 17, 2009), cover price $9.99

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Product Description: Welcome to the world of the American tall tale!A long out-of-print treasure returns! This loving and vividly illustrated celebration of America conjures up a time when tales were truly TALL. Set when the country was young and its horizons seemed endless, these epic stories portray a marvelous landscape where outsize legends grew and thrived...read more
By Tony Palazzo (adapted by)

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9781402773228 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, July 6, 2010, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Welcome to the world of the American tall tale!

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9780155038721, titled "Aspects of Language" | 3 sub edition (Harcourt College Pub, June 1, 1981), cover price $47.95 | also contains Aspects of Language | About this edition: Book is in very good condition

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Product Description: Book is in very good condition

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9780155038721 | 3 sub edition (Harcourt College Pub, June 1, 1981), cover price $47.95 | also contains Animal Folk Tales of America: Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, the Jumping Frog, Davy Crockett, Johnny Appleseed, Sweet Betsy, and Many Others | About this edition: Book is in very good condition

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Product Description: This book asserts that language is a signaling system rather than a code, based in part on such research as the finding that 5-year-old English and Dutch children use pronouns correctly in their own utterances, but often fail to interpret these forms correctly when used by someone else...read more

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9789400769007 | Springer Verlag, August 13, 2013, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This book asserts that language is a signaling system rather than a code, based in part on such research as the finding that 5-year-old English and Dutch children use pronouns correctly in their own utterances, but often fail to interpret these forms correctly when used by someone else.

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Babel’s Dawn is a saga covering six million years. Like a walk through a natural history museum, Bolles demonstrates how members of the human lineage came to speak. Beginning with a scene of the last common ancestor ignoring a bird as it flies by, he guides us through generations, illuminating how it became possible for two Homo sapiens to not only acknowledge the songbird, but to also discuss the meaning of its song. Tracing the rise of voluntary vocalizations as well as the first word, phrases, and sentences, Bolles works against the common belief that the reason apes cannot speak is they are not smart enough. In this groundbreaking work, Bolles purposes that we now have substantial evidence that this age-old idea can no longer stand. With concrete portrayals of living individuals interwoven with evidence, data, and theory, Babel’s Dawn is a powerful account of a great scientific revolution

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9781582436418 | Counterpoint, August 30, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Babel’s Dawn is a saga covering six million years.

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9781619020092 | Counterpoint, July 18, 2014, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: The Bloomsbury Companion to M. A. K. Halliday is a comprehensive and accessible reference resource to one of the world's leading and most influential linguists. Born in 1925, Halliday is the figure most responsible for the development of systemic functional linguistics (SFL)...read more

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9781441172754 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 23, 2015, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: The Bloomsbury Companion to M.

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Product Description: We use language all day, every day – probably without thinking much about it. But if you stop and consider it, language is not only extremely important, it’s fascinating too! Use of language is one of the key things distinguishing humans from other animals, and nearly 7,000 languages are spoken around the world...read more

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9781771471558 | Owlkids, April 14, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: We use language all day, every day – probably without thinking much about it.
9780387112572, titled "Geology of the Northwest African Continental Margin: A Topical Synthesis" | Springer Verlag, April 1, 1982, cover price $106.00 | also contains Geology of the Northwest African Continental Margin: A Topical Synthesis | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133783758.   With its primary focus on language development, Born to Talk, 6/e provides a comprehensive, contemporary, reader-friendly look at the many new and exciting contributions to the information about human language acquisition...read more

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9780133351941 | 6 edition (Prentice Hall, March 9, 2014), cover price $192.20 | About this edition: Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText.
9780133828443 | 6 unbnd edition (Prentice Hall, March 3, 2014), cover price $110.40 | About this edition: Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Born to Talk and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText.

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Product Description: "Slobodchikoff's ground-breaking research" (Jonathan Balcombe) shows us that animals have much to teach us about languageGroundbreaking research has been done teaching animals human language, but what about the other way around? Studies have shown that lizards, squid, monkeys, and birds are talking to each other, communicating information about food, predators, squabbles, and petty jealousies...read more

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9780312611798 | St Martins Pr, November 27, 2012, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: "Slobodchikoff's ground-breaking research" (Jonathan Balcombe) shows us that animals have much to teach us about languageGroundbreaking research has been done teaching animals human language, but what about the other way around?

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Product Description: Award-winning children's science writer Jude Isabella has compiled everything a young reader would ever want to know about language into one accessible, visually stunning book. In lively text, both spoken and written language are explored, including: a basic history of human's use of language; how individuals learn language as babies, and why; how writing systems and alphabets differ; the many sources and uses of slang through the years; how languages evolved in different parts of the world; and why some languages became extinct...read more
By Kathy Boake (illustrator) and Jude Isabella

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9781554537877, titled "Chitchat: Celebrating the World's Languages" | Kids Can Pr, September 1, 2013, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Award-winning children's science writer Jude Isabella has compiled everything a young reader would ever want to know about language into one accessible, visually stunning book.

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Product Description: This third edition of Compendium of the World’s Languages has been thoroughly revised to provide up-to-date and accurate descriptions of a wide selection of natural language systems. All cultural and historical notes as well as statistical data have been checked, updated and in many cases expanded...read more

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9780415499699 | 3 edition (Routledge, February 8, 2013), cover price $605.00 | About this edition: This third edition of Compendium of the World’s Languages has been thoroughly revised to provide up-to-date and accurate descriptions of a wide selection of natural language systems.

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Product Description: Computer-assisted language learning (CALL) is an approach to teaching and learning languages that uses computers and other technologies to present, reinforce, and assess material to be learned, or to create environments where teachers and learners can interact with one another and the outside world...read more
By Glenn Stockwell (editor)

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9781107016347 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 19, 2012, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Computer-assisted language learning (CALL) is an approach to teaching and learning languages that uses computers and other technologies to present, reinforce, and assess material to be learned, or to create environments where teachers and learners can interact with one another and the outside world.

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Product Description: The Continuum Companion to Philosophy of Language offers the definitive guide to contemporary philosophy of language. The book covers all the fundamental questions asked by the philosophy of language - areas that have continued to attract interest historically as well as topics that have emerged more recently as active areas of research...read more
By Manuel Garcia-carpintero (editor) and Max Kolbel (editor)

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9780826444066 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 15, 2012, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: The Continuum Companion to Philosophy of Language offers the definitive guide to contemporary philosophy of language.

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Product Description: Ferdinand de saussure is commonly regarded as one of the fathers of 20th century linguistics his lectures, posthumously published as the course in general linguistics ushered in the structuralist mode which marked a key turning point in modern thought philosophers such as jacques derrida and roland barthes, psychoanalysts such as jacques lacan, the anthropologist claudelevi-strauss and linguists such as noam chomsky all found an important influence for their work in the pages of saussures text published 100 years after saussures death, this new edition of roy harriss authoritative translation is now available in the bloomsbury revelations series with a substantial new introduction exploring saussures contemporary influence and importanc...read more
By Roy Harris (trans)

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9781472512055 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 12, 2013), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Ferdinand de saussure is commonly regarded as one of the fathers of 20th century linguistics his lectures, posthumously published as the course in general linguistics ushered in the structuralist mode which marked a key turning point in modern thought philosophers such as jacques derrida and roland barthes, psychoanalysts such as jacques lacan, the anthropologist claudelevi-strauss and linguists such as noam chomsky all found an important influence for their work in the pages of saussures text published 100 years after saussures death, this new edition of roy harriss authoritative translation is now available in the bloomsbury revelations series with a substantial new introduction exploring saussures contemporary influence and importance

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Product Description: The founder of modern linguistics, Ferdinand de Saussure inaugurated semiology, structuralism, and deconstruction and made possible the work of Jacques Derrida, Roland Barthes, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Lacan, thus enabling the development of French feminism, gender studies, New Historicism, and postcolonialism...read more
By Wade Baskin (trans)

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9780231157261 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 31, 2011, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The founder of modern linguistics, Ferdinand de Saussure inaugurated semiology, structuralism, and deconstruction and made possible the work of Jacques Derrida, Roland Barthes, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Lacan, thus enabling the development of French feminism, gender studies, New Historicism, and postcolonialism.

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9780231157278 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 31, 2011, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: The founder of modern linguistics, Ferdinand de Saussure inaugurated semiology, structuralism, and deconstruction and made possible the work of Jacques Derrida, Roland Barthes, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Lacan, thus enabling the development of French feminism, gender studies, New Historicism, and postcolonialism.

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Product Description: The chapters in this volume address current topics in the morphology, syntax, and semantics of nominalizations, drawing on a range of typologically and geographically diverse languages. Nominalizations represent a long-standing puzzle to linguists: How is a noun, such as destruction, related to the verb destroy? The semantic parallel between the deverbal nominalization and its related verb suggests that there is a close connection between the two...read more
By Ileana Paul (editor)

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9789027255938 | John Benjamins Pub Co, February 18, 2014, cover price $143.00 | About this edition: The chapters in this volume address current topics in the morphology, syntax, and semantics of nominalizations, drawing on a range of typologically and geographically diverse languages.

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Product Description: In this work, originally published in Dutch, Rik Smits theorizes that language could not have developed originally as a system of communication. It is, instead, the result of combining separate abilities, each of which developed independently to aid the survival of early humans...read more

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9781412862578 | Transaction Pub, February 10, 2016, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: In this work, originally published in Dutch, Rik Smits theorizes that language could not have developed originally as a system of communication.

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9781412862653 | Transaction Pub, February 10, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In this work, originally published in Dutch, Rik Smits theorizes that language could not have developed originally as a system of communication.

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Product Description: The essays included in this volume mostly originate from the conference organised by the editors at Glasgow Women's Library in March 2012. Language, multilingual narratives and interaction between cultures and languages were key themes of the conference...read more

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9781443855280 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, April 15, 2014, cover price $76.95 | About this edition: The essays included in this volume mostly originate from the conference organised by the editors at Glasgow Women's Library in March 2012.

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Product Description: Documenting endangered languages has become a major goal in the linguistic sciences. This volume showcases recent developments in methodology, technology and analysis, drawing on experience gained in a global range of documentation projects...read more
By Claudia Wegener (editor)

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9783110260014 | Mouton De Gruyter, November 1, 2011, cover price $182.00 | About this edition: Documenting endangered languages has become a major goal in the linguistic sciences.

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Product Description: Effective Communication is an insightful, practice-oriented new edition of Communication and Language. In Thompson's unique, clear and inviting style, the text offers students and practitioners of the helping professions an easy to follow introduction to communicating skillfully and productively...read more

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9780230243507 | 2 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, June 15, 2011), cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Effective Communication is an insightful, practice-oriented new edition of Communication and Language.

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Product Description: Grounded in linguistic research and argumentation, THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: FROM SOUND TO SENSE offers readers who have little or no analytic understanding of English a thorough treatment of the various components of the language. Its goal is to help readers become independent language analysts capable of critically evaluating claims about the language and the people who use it...read more

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9781602351806 | Parlor Pr, May 30, 2010, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Grounded in linguistic research and argumentation, THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: FROM SOUND TO SENSE offers readers who have little or no analytic understanding of English a thorough treatment of the various components of the language.

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Product Description: Practical, effective, evidence-based reading interventions that change students' lives Essentials of Understanding and Assessing Reading Difficulties is a practical, accessible, in-depth guide to reading assessment and intervention...read more

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9781118845240 | 1 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, September 8, 2015), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Practical, effective, evidence-based reading interventions that change students' lives Essentials of Understanding and Assessing Reading Difficulties is a practical, accessible, in-depth guide to reading assessment and intervention.

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Product Description: This market-leading language reader features thought-provoking readings that explore the various interconnections between language and American society.   For more than 25 years, this engaging reader has challenged students to critically examine how language affects and constructs culture and how culture constructs and affects language...read more

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9780205172863 | 13 edition (Longman Pub Group, July 4, 2011), cover price $97.20 | About this edition: Exploring Language
9780205672660 | 12 edition (Longman Pub Group, February 6, 2009), cover price $73.33 | About this edition: Exploring Langauge features thought-provoking readings that explore the various interconnections between language and American society.
9780321457974 | 11 edition (Longman Pub Group, October 24, 2006), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: This  language reader features thought-provoking readings that explore the various interconnections between language and American society.
9780321122216 | 10th edition (Longman Pub Group, July 1, 2003), cover price $63.53 | About this edition: Now in its tenth edition, this market–leading language reader continues to feature thought–provoking readings that explore the various interconnections between language and American society.
9789990121742 | 10th edition (Addison-Wesley, July 1, 2003), cover price $0.02
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Product Description: ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable...read more

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9780132685160 | 6 edition (Prentice Hall, February 11, 2012), cover price $124.20 | About this edition: The Foundations of Dual Language Instruction is a practical, comprehensive, objective look at dual language instruction and the social, political, historical, and educational issues of teaching second language learners in today’s diverse classrooms.
9780205593279 | 5th edition (Prentice Hall, April 18, 2008), cover price $92.20 | About this edition: The Foundations of Dual Language Instruction is a practical book that examines the basic social, political, historical, and educational foundations of teaching second language learners.
9780205394265 | 4th edition (Allyn & Bacon, March 1, 2004), cover price $74.00
9780801330711 | 3 edition (Addison-Wesley, July 1, 1999), cover price $51.20 | About this edition: The Foundations of Dual Language Instruction is a practical book that examines the basic social, political, historical, and educational foundations of teaching second language learners.
9780801315565 | 2nd edition (Longman Pub Group, December 1, 1995), cover price $33.53 | About this edition: The Foundations of Dual Language Instruction is a practical book that examines the basic social, political, historical, and educational foundations of teaching second language learners.
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