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This Language, A River

This Language, A River is an introduction to the history of English that recognizes multiple varieties of the language in both current and historical contexts. Developed over years of undergraduate teaching, the book helps students both to grasp traditional histories of English and to extend and complicate those histories. Exercises throughout provide opportunities for puzzling…

This Language, A River and Workbook Package

This bundle offers This Language, A River and the accompanying Workbook at a discounted package price. If you require any assistance with your online order, please contact Customer Service at customerservice@broadviewpress.com or (705) 743-8990. About This Language, A River: This Language, A River is an introduction to the history of English that recognizes multiple varieties of…

This Language, A River: Workbook

This Language, A River is an introduction to the history of English that recognizes multiple varieties of the language in both current and historical contexts. The book aims to enable students to both grasp traditional histories of English and to extend and complicate those histories. This accompanying workbook includes exercises keyed to each chapter of…

A New Form-Function Grammar of English

This book approaches the structure of English from a form-function perspective that is both theoretical and practical. It asks learners to consider meaning, structure and use, in contrast to many grammars that focus on structure, sometimes to the exclusion of use and even meaning. The book presents an extended introduction to areas of grammar that…