Textbooks

SIL authors contribute to the education of students in the fields of Linguistics, Translation, Cultural Studies, and Literacy with a wide list of works used in educational programs.

$9.00
Gutt, Ernst-August

Describes the nature of communication, the implications it has for the theory of translation and its application to Bible translation.

$22.00
Elson, Benjamin F. and Velma B. Pickett

Prepares students with no linguistic background to discover the grammatical structure of an unwritten language. The “Laboratory Manual for Morphology and Syntax” is a practical supplement to accompany the textbook.

$12.00
Barnwell, Katharine

A teacher's manual to accompany Bible Translation: An Introductory Course in Translation Principles.

$0.00
Merrifield, William R

An instructor's guide to Laboratory Manual for Morphology and Syntax is only available to course instructors who have purchased the Laboratory Manual.

$12.50
Peck, Charles

A textbook for advanced grammar classes that uses tagmemics as the underlying theory.

$24.95
Beekman, John, John C. Callow, and Michael F. Kopesec

A basic text about Semantic Structure Theory, used widely in translation work.

$42.95
Barnwell, Katharine

A basic introduction to the study of semantics, prepared mainly for those approaching, for the first time, the study of this discipline and its application to Bible translation.

$16.00
Barnwell, Katharine, compiler

For use in workshops where participants are mother tongue speakers of the languages involved and have had no linguistic training.

$16.00
Larson, Mildred L

Designed to give practice in solving the various problems which the Bible translator faces. Through drill and practice, the student will develop skill in applying the principles of translation.

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