Linguistics – Some Summer highlights
- The Routledge handbook of historical linguistics / edited by Claire Bowern and Bethwyn Evans.
[The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics provides a survey of the field covering the methods which underpin current work; models of language change; and the importance of historical linguistics for other subfields of linguistics and other disciplines.]
- Logics of conversation / Nicholas Asher, Alex Lascarides.
- Correlatives cross-linguistically [electronic resource] / edited by Anikó Lipták. [Available to SOAS students and staff at ebrary]
- Text and image : a critical introduction to the visual/verbal divide / John A. Bateman. [Modality]
- Translation and society : an introduction / Sergey Tyulenev. [Translating and interpreting — Social aspects.]
- Sociolinguistics and second language acquisition : learning to use language in context / Kimberly L. Geeslin with Avizia Yim Long.
- Jarai clauses and noun phrases : syntactic structures in an Austronesian language / Joshua Jensen.
- Singapore English : structure, variation, and usage / Jakob R. E. Leimgruber.
- External influences on English : from its beginnings to the Renaissance / D. Gary Miller. [English language — Foreign elements & Etymology.]
- Quotative indexes in African languages : a synchronic and diachronic survey / by Tom Güldemann. [African languages — Classification.]
- Advances in the study of bilingualism / Edited by Enlli Môn Thomas and Ineke Mennen. [Bilingualism & Code switching — Wales]
- Beyond ‘any’ and ‘ever’ : new explorations in negative polarity sensitivity / by Eva Csipak, Regine Eckardt, Mingya Liu, Manfred Sailer.
[The grammar of negative polarity items is one of the challenges for linguistic theory. NPIs cross-cut all traditional categories in grammar and semantics, yet their distribution is by no means arbitrary. Theories of NPI licensing have been proposed in terms of syntax, semantics, and pragmatics – each with its own merits and problems. The volume comprises state-of-the-art studies and suggests an interpolation approach to NPI licensing.]
- The Jibbali (Shaḥri) language of Oman : grammar and texts / by Aaron D. Rubin.[This book contains a detailed grammatical description of Jibbali (or Shahri), an unwritten Semitic language spoken in the Dhofar region of Oman, along with seventy texts. This is the first ever comprehensive grammar of Jibbali, and the first collection of texts published in over a hundred years.]
- Categorization and L2 vocabulary learning : a cognitive linguistic perspective / Xia, Xiaoyan.
- Code-switching : a case study of kurdish-german pre-school bilingual children.
- La théorie du ma’na d’après ‘Abd al-Qahir al-Gurgani : m. 471-1078 / Nejmeddine Khalfallah. [Arabic language — Semantics, Historical.]
- Linguistic theory, language contact, and modern Hindustani : the three sides of a linguistic story / Rajendra Singh.