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Deaf around the WorldThe Impact of Language

Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Gaurav Mathur and Donna Jo Napoli (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This is a compendium of work by scholars and activists involved in deaf matters. The introduction chapter sets up the global context; it is followed by twelve chapters, seven of which deal with the ... More

The Discourse of News ValuesHow News Organizations Create Newsworthiness

The Discourse of News Values: How News Organizations Create Newsworthiness

Monika Bednarek and Helen Caple

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190653934
eISBN:
9780190653972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190653934.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The Discourse of News Values breaks new ground in news media research in offering the first book-length treatment of the construction of newsworthiness through words and images. With an ... More

Language Policy and Political EconomyEnglish in a Global Context

Language Policy and Political Economy: English in a Global Context

Thomas Ricento (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199363391
eISBN:
9780199363414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363391.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy, English Language

English is the common denominator that unites the work presented in this volume; it provides a focal point to illustrate the ways in which a political economic approach can account for a range of ... More

Longitudinal Developments in Vocabulary Knowledge and Lexical Organization

Longitudinal Developments in Vocabulary Knowledge and Lexical Organization

Brigitta Dóczi and Judit Kormos

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190210274
eISBN:
9780190210298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210274.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Words are the building blocks of human communication and provide a strong foundation for the development of skilled language production and comprehension. Learning words in a language other than ... More

Rhetorical StyleThe Uses of Language in Persuasion

Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion

Jeanne Fahnestock

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764129
eISBN:
9780199918928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764129.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Rhetorical Style promotes a renewed appreciation of the persuasive potential of the English language by demonstrating how language choices argue. It combines advice about effective style ... More

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