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              The Language Revolution

              The Language Revolution (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Crystal, David

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              The author has written separate books on the three separate trends involved in the language revolution. He brings them together into a single argument.

              ISBN 9780745633138
              Released NZ 4 Mar 2004
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Themes for the 21st Century
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              A Little Book of Language
                

              A Little Book of Language (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Crystal, David

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              With a language disappearing every two weeks and neologisms springing up almost daily, an understanding of the origins and currency of language has never seemed more relevant. In this charming volume, a narrative history written explicitly for a young audience, expert linguist Da...vid Crystal proves why the story of language deserves retelling. Fr...
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              ISBN 9781459603417
              Released NZ 16 Jan 2012
              Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Read How You Want
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              Investigating English Style
               

              Investigating English Style (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 1st New edition)

              By Crystal, David; Davy, Derek

              • RRP: $111.00
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              A series to meet the need for books on modern English that are both up-to-date and authoritative.For the scholar, the teacher, the student and the general reader, but especially for English-speaking students of language and linguistics in institutions where English is the languag...e of instruction, or advanced specialist students of English in universities where English is taught as a foreign language.
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              ISBN 9780582550117
              Released NZ 12 Mar 1973
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series English Language Series
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              Children's Learning and Development: Contemporary assessment in the early years
               

              Children's Learning and Development: Contemporary assessment in the early years (Paperback)

              By Crystal, David; Edwards; Margrain; Akil, Hatem; Fabbrini, Viola

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              Provides students with a robust understanding of how the images teachers hold of children can shape assessment, ant the what, why and how of assessment for diverse learners. McLachlan and Margrain, Massey University, NZ. Edwards and McLean, Australian Catholic University.

              ISBN 9781420256796
              Released NZ 2 Jul 2013
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              David Crystal's Introduction to Language: A Complete Course

              David Crystal's Introduction to Language: A Complete Course (DVD-ROM / Other)

              By Crystal, David

              • RRP: $330.00
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              David Crystal brings linguistics alive in these specially recorded lectures. Six 30 minute lectures cover all the key topics in an introductory course to linguistics, including: Language and communication Language structure The medium of transmission Language change Language vari...ation Language discourse The companion website includes substantial supporting material such as: synopsis of lecture content; analysis of the lectures; a linguistic and cultural commentary for international viewers with timecodes so users can select points of interest; glossary of linguistic terms; suggestions for follow-up work and further reading. This is the essential resource for all beginning students of English, Languages and Linguistics and is the ideal material for virtual learning environments.
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              ISBN 9780415602679
              Released NZ 1 May 2011
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Let's Talk: How English Conversation Works

              Let's Talk: How English Conversation Works (Hardback)

              By Crystal, David

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              Banter, chit-chat, gossip, natter, tete-a-tete: these are just a few of the terms for the varied ways in which we interact with one another through conversation. David Crystal explores the factors that motivate so many different kinds of talk and reveals the rules we use unconsci...ously, even in the most routine exchanges of everyday conversation.
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              ISBN 9780198850694
              Released NZ 27 Aug 2020
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Internet Linguistics: A Student Guide
               

              Internet Linguistics: A Student Guide (Paperback)

              By Crystal, David

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              In this student-friendly guidebook, leading language authority Professor David Crystal follows on from his landmark bestseller, Language and the Internet and takes things one step further. This book presents the area as a new field: Internet linguistics.

              ISBN 9780415602716
              Released NZ 27 Jan 2011
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              We Are Not Amused: Victorian Views on Pronunciation as Told in the Pages of Punch

              We Are Not Amused: Victorian Views on Pronunciation as Told in the Pages of Punch (Hardback)

              By Crystal, David

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              David Crystal shows how our feelings about pronunciation today have their origins in the way our Victorian predecessors thought about the subject, as revealed in the pages of the satirical magazine, 'Punch'. Richly illustrated, this is a fascinating and highly entertaining insigh...t into our ongoing amusement and prejudice at how we speak.
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              ISBN 9781851244782
              Released NZ 15 Nov 2017
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
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              Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary
               

              Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary (Hardback)

              By Crystal, David

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              How has the English language developed over time? How have words entered the English language, or changed their meaning? David Crystal takes us on a wonderful tour through the origins and evolution of 15 groups of words, from dying to spacecraft. His source is the monumental Hist...orical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary.
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              ISBN 9780199680474
              Released NZ 2 Oct 2014
              Publisher Oxford University Press
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              The Story of Be: A Verb's-Eye View of the English Language

              The Story of Be: A Verb's-Eye View of the English Language (Hardback)

              By Crystal, David

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              It's the most simple, unassuming, innocent-looking verb: 'to be'. Yet it is jam-packed with more different meanings, forms, and uses than any other English word. As he reveals be's multiple incarnations, David Crystal takes us to the heart of our flexible and changing language, w...ith the help of wonderfully entertaining examples and cartoons.
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              ISBN 9780198791096
              Released NZ 18 May 2017
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
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