Complete from the Beginning or Developing with Time? The Poverty-of-the-stimulus Argument and Second Language Acquisition. 524292 Price: 5.36 GBP Brandreth, Gyles Wordplay Severn House 1982 0727820176 / 9780727820174 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Good Good Light reading wear only.
The authors provide a cogent, accessible introduction that situates the still-evolving concept in the broader framework of Chomsky’s work.” Times Higher Education Supplement “Cook and Newson’s book is a theoretically sound and didactically well-designed overview and analysis.
where I found these two little wonders: There was a young man from Dun Laoghaire who propounded an interesting thaoghaire: that the language of Erse has a shortage of verse 'cos the spelling makes poets so waoghaire.
Internet chatrooms and social networking sites are encouraging children to spell words incorrectly, new research suggests.
A paper released by the English Spelling Society concludes that the internet has revolutionised the English language, and made misspelling the norm.
The last of the six Ivor Brown Word Books, and as ever, a delight. 144pp The third in the series of Ivor Brown's Word books. Ex College library with book plate, stamps and usual imperfections. 683035 Price: 7.95 GBP Cholij, Mark English Basics : Practice & Revision Volumes 1, 2 and 3Cambridge University Press 1999 0521648645 / 9780521648646 Staple bound card covers. 226pp including index 723113 Price: 4.00 GBP While every attempt will be made to give an accurate description, our aim is to please our customers, so we will accept any book back and give a full refund if it fails to meet expectations as to condition, provided that we are notified within seven days of delivery and that goods are returned to us within 14 days of notification, and in the condition they left us.
230pp including notes, bibliography and index 709021 Price: 9.95 GBP Chaplen, Frank A Course in Intermediate Scientific English: Teachers Book Evans Brothers Ltd 1981 0237505142 / 9780237505141 Staple bound card covers Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white diagrams and tables 100pp. Profile Books 2004 Hardback with dust wrapper Good to Very Good Very Good Illustrated in black-and-white Ex-School or Ex-College library with bookplate, stamps and usual imperfections . Appears virtually unread, and would be Near Fine/Near Fine if it wasn't ex-Library 773051 Price: 4.95 GBP Copley, Gordon J Names and Places: With a short dictionary of common or well-known place-names Phoenix House 1963 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper Very Good Some foxing to page edges.(xii) 354pp including bibliography and index: 737036 Price: 4.46 GBP Brandreth, Giles Pears Book of Words: How we create, destroy, use and abuse them at work and at play. Pelham 1979 072071186X / 9780720711868 First Edition Fine Very Near Fine English is a constantly evolving language; the first half of this book documents this; the second half is a collection of word games, etymological teasers, acrostics, anagrams, malapropisms, mnemonics, puzzles and quizzes. 785162 Price: 7.00 GBP Brown, Ivor A Word In Edgeways Jonathan Cape 1953 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Good Light reading wear only. Internet chatrooms and social networking sites are encouraging children to spell words incorrectly, research suggests.As people type at speed online, there is now a "general attitude" that there is no need to correct mistakes or conform to regular spelling rules, it says.She also has a monkey and a horse (both of whom live at home).