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Public Oratory

by LiBook

Are you afraid and are you insecure to speak in public?

Do you want to speak in front of an audience but are you ashamed to know the reaction of the people?

"Public Oratory" is the book that will be your guide...

The Public Speaking Project - The Ultimate Guide to Effective Public Speaking

by Kyle Faber

Do you have a fear of public speaking? If so, this is definitely the book for you.

Whether you're a seasoned public speaker or getting ready for that first speech, this book is guaranteed to answer all of your...

Beyond Semantics and Pragmatics

by Gerhard Preyer

The study of meaning in language embraces a diverse range of problems and methods. Philosophers think through the relationship between language and the world; linguists document speakers' knowledge of meaning;...

Reconsidering Early Bilingualism

by Marcin Opacki

This book investigates the language of Polish-English bilingual children raised in the United Kingdom and their Polish monolingual counterparts. It exemplifies the lexico-grammatical knowledge of both groups...

Conjunctions and Other Parts of Speech

by Alan Reed Libert

The classification of words in terms of parts of speech is frequently problematic. This book examines the classification of conjunctions and similar words of other classes. It reviews work done from the 19th...

Verbal Semantics in a Tibeto-Burman Language

by Prafulla Basumatary

The aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive description of the verbal system of Bodo, a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Northeast India, particularly Assam. The description is primarily based on a 1.2-million-word...

New trends and methodologies in applied English language research III

by Yolanda Fernández-Pena, Tamara Bouso, Carla Bouzada-Jabois & Iván Tamaredo et al.

This volume includes eleven papers pertaining to different areas of linguistics and organised into three sections. Part I contains diachronic studies which cover data from Middle English to Present-Day English...

Events and Narratives in Language

by Janusz Badio

This book analyzes events and narratives from the points of view of literature, grammar, discourse, and semantics. The contributors explore the issues related to the ways of portraying stories and their events...

Symmetry Breaking and Symmetry Restoration

by Szymon J. Napierala

This book treats the faculty of language as part of the Universe subject to physical laws. It presents phenomena from syntax and semantics in the interdisciplinary context. The author analyses the origin of...

Grammatical Collocations of Verbs and Prepositions

by Marianna Hudcovicová

This book presents empirical research of grammatical collocations of the type: verb and the prepositions «of» and «to». It is based on comparisons of English and Czech sentences containing verbs and prepositions...

Translation Studies and Translation Practice: Proceedings of the 2nd International TRANSLATA Conference, 2014

by Lew N. Zybatow, Andy Stauder & Michael Ustaszewski

TRANSLATA II was the second in a series of triennial conferences on Translation and Interpreting Studies, held at the University of Innsbruck. The series is conceptualized as a forum for Translation Studies...

Constraints on Structure and Derivation in Syntax, Phonology and Morphology

by Anna Bloch-Rozmej & Anna Bondaruk

The papers collected in this volume explore the major mechanisms, that is derivations and constraints, claimed to be responsible for various aspects of the linguistic systems, their syntax, phonology and morphology....

The Oxford Handbook of Pragmatics

by Yan Huang

This volume brings together distinguished scholars from all over the world to present an authoritative, thorough, and yet accessible state-of-the-art survey of current issues in pragmatics. Following an introduction...

Phonology, its Faces and Interfaces

by Jolanta Szpyra-Kozlowska & Eugeniusz Cyran

The papers collected in this volume examine selected aspects of the interaction of phonology with phonetics, morphosyntax and the lexicon in a variety of languages including Korean, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese,...

Shouting From The Summits

by Kala Ramachandran

Living proof that a stammer need not hold you back'. Lets Geddes. Kala Ramachandran struggled with a stammer and it became so debilitating she thought it would be with her her whole life. But then she embraced...

Talking with Your Toddler: 75 Fun Activities and Interactive Games that Teach Your Child to Talk

by Teresa Laikko & Laura Laikko


Are you concerned that your child is not verbalizing? The solution may be as simple as a game. Talking with Your Toddler teaches...

The Use of Gender Markers in Animals

by Ludmila Zemková

This book is a contribution to the study of the linguistic concept of gender. It focuses on the problem of assigning gender to animal nouns. This problem is topical in view of the fact that in present-day English,...

English ‘Joyful’ Vocabulary – Semantic Developments

by Angelina Zysko

The book offers a novel exploration into the semantic development of English terms concerning the concept of ‘joy’ («bliss», «cheer», «delight», «dream», «game», «gladness», «glee», «joy»,...

The Essential Enthymeme

by Jorge Juan Vega y Vega

The enthymeme in education is essential because it reflects what humans do when they think. It informs not only how we make inferences about the world to discover new knowledge, but also how we express those...

Inheritance and Inflectional Morphology

by MaryEllen A. LeBlanc

Inheritance, which has its origins in the field of artificial intelligence, is a framework focusing on shared properties. When applied to inflectional morphology, it enables useful generalizations within and...