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Language and Understanding

By: Brown, Gillian, Malmkjaer, Kirsten, Pollitt, Alastair, Williams, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Oxford University Press: 3/Nov/1994

Seller ID: 15514

ISBN: 0194371913


line figures 215 Contributions from a wide range of related areas are assembled in this book: psycholinguistics, pragmatics, second language acquisition, syntax, text linguistics and sociolinguistics, as well as educational and applied linguistics. These contributions enable the applied linguist to keep up-to-date with current thinking in diverse fields. The editiorial introductions to the papers show how their contents relate to each other and discuss some of the practical implications for language teaching and language assessment. (ISBN: 9780194371919 - When referring to this item please quo... View more info

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Listening to Spoken English

By: Brown, Gillian

Price: $69.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Taylor & Francis Ltd: 9/Jul/1990

Edition: 2nd ed

Seller ID: 6183

ISBN: 0582052971


black & white illustrations 192 First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (ISBN: 9780582052970 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 6183) View more info

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Professional English in Use Law

By: Brown, Gillian D., Rice, Sally

Price: $37.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 26/Apr/2007

Seller ID: 13042

ISBN: 0521685427


Illustrations 128 Professional English in Use Law is suitable for upper-intermediate to advanced students and contains 45 units covering a wide variety of legal vocabulary. Topics include corporate and commercial law, liability, contract law and intellectual property. The book also introduces general legal vocabulary related to legal systems, the legal professions and the skills lawyers need in their daily working lives. Professional English in Use Law is also an ideal companion for learners preparing for the new Cambridge International Legal English Certificate (ILEC) and covers key topics an... View more info

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Speakers, Listeners and Communication Explorations in Discourse Analysis

By: Brown, Gillian

Price: $61.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 3/Feb/1997

Edition: New ed

Seller ID: 5845

ISBN: 0521587050


black & white illustrations 268 In this book Gillian Brown draws on a wide range of examples of discourse analysis to explore the ways in which speakers and listeners use language collaboratively to talk about what they can see in front of them and about a series of events. She examines the conditions under which communication is successful, and the conditions under which it sometimes fails. The focus of her attention is upon the listener's role, as the listener tries to make sense of what the speaker says in a highly constrained context; her cognitive/pragmatic approach to discourse analysis ... View more info