360 best books about language

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Course in General Linguistics
Course in General Linguistics

The Cours de linguistique generale, reconstructed from student's notes after Saussure's death in 1913,...

views: 70, published: 03.09.2018
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Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door
Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door

2-book set

views: 65, published: 11.09.2018
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Language and Politics
Language and Politics

An enormous chronological collection of over fifty interviews conducted with Chomsky from 1968 to present day. Many...

views: 64, published: 29.08.2018
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The Languages of Native North America
The Languages of Native North America

This book is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the native North American languages. These several hundred...

views: 62, published: 01.09.2018
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Chinese Characters
Chinese Characters

A series of etymological lessons classifies 2,300 Chinese characters, noting their modern and archaic forms,...

views: 61, published: 06.09.2018
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Latin Via Ovid: A First Course
Latin Via Ovid: A First Course

Using an introduction to mythology by the master storyteller Ovid himself, the authors have prepared a unique...

views: 59, published: 12.09.2018
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On Bullshit
On Bullshit

A #1 "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much...

views: 58, published: 29.08.2018
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In Other Words: A Language Lover's Guide to the Most Intriguing Words Around the World
In Other Words: A Language Lover's Guide to the Most Intriguing Words Around the World

Why do we say bete noir and not 'black beast', doppelganger and not 'double goer'? When is it...

views: 56, published: 12.09.2018
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Noblesse Oblige: An Enquiry Into the Identifiable Characteristics of the English Aristocracy
Noblesse Oblige: An Enquiry Into the Identifiable Characteristics of the English Aristocracy

This collection of essays started with Nancy Mitford's article "The English Aristocracy", published in...

views: 56, published: 05.09.2018
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Testing Second Language Speaking
Testing Second Language Speaking

The testing and assessment of second language learners is an essential part of the language learning process. Glenn...

views: 53, published: 30.08.2018
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Portuguese (Brazilian) I, Comprehensive: Learn to Speak and Understand Brazilian Portuguese with Pimsleur Language Programs
Portuguese (Brazilian) I, Comprehensive: Learn to Speak and Understand Brazilian Portuguese with Pimsleur Language Programs

Portuguese is the mother tongue of about 170 million people, mainly in Portugal and the Portuguese islands in the...

views: 48, published: 15.09.2018
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Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain
Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain

The act of reading is a miracle. Every new reader's brain possesses the extraordinary capacity to rearrange...

views: 47, published: 31.08.2018
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Semantics and Cognition
Semantics and Cognition

This book emphasizes the role of semantics as a bridge between the theory of language and the theories of other...

views: 46, published: 08.09.2018
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No cover for Letters
Letters
views: 46, published: 09.09.2018
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A Cache of Jewels and Other Collectible Nouns
A Cache of Jewels and Other Collectible Nouns

"Highly informative and lushly... illustrated. An unbeatable combination for pleasure and...

views: 46, published: 26.08.2018
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Metapunctuation (Entrepid Linguistic Library)
Metapunctuation (Entrepid Linguistic Library)

DON'T STOP WITH THE PERIOD The richness of English comes from its enormous vocabulary—upward of a million words....

views: 45, published: 02.09.2018
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Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language
Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language

"This small but tightly packed volume is easily the most substantial discussion of speech acts since John...

views: 45, published: 29.08.2018
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Life with Two Languages: An Introduction to Bilingualism
Life with Two Languages: An Introduction to Bilingualism

Many people consider bilinguals to be exceptional, yet almost half the world's population speaks more than one...

views: 45, published: 06.09.2018
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Algebraic Semantics in Language and Philosophy
Algebraic Semantics in Language and Philosophy

The philosophical approach of this volume is mainly structuralist, using logical tools to investigate the formal...

views: 44, published: 07.09.2018
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Teach Yourself Hausa (Teach Yourself Languages)
Teach Yourself Hausa (Teach Yourself Languages)

This book provides a complete working course in Hausa, one of the most important languages of West Africa. It is the...

views: 43, published: 13.09.2018
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