In this best-selling introductory textbook, Janet Holmes and Nick Wilson examine the role of language in a variety of social contexts, considering both how language works and how it can be used to signal and interpret various aspects of social identity. Divided into three sections, this book explains basic sociolinguistic concepts in the light of classic approaches as well as introducing more recent research.
This fifth edition has been revised and updated throughout using key concepts and
The easy way to brush up on your English skills Is it good or well? There, their, or they're? Some people don't have to think twice about using proper English, but for the rest of us it can get tricky and confusing.
This humorous collection of stories from life at the Bar and on the Bench in the Cape takes a look back at four decades, starting at the end of World War Two and finishing with the arrival of democracy in South Africa.
Basics of Biblical Greek (BBG) third edition uses feedback from professors, students, and homeschooling parents to continue offering an innovative and integrated approach to teaching and learning New Testament Greek. BBG makes learning Greek a natural process, and shows how an understanding of Greek helps in understanding the New Testament.