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Engaging boys of color at the library : proven strategies for reading achievement.

Shabazz, Nichole.
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(2018)  | 9781440859663 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 135pp
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Literacy during childhood and adolescence is a determiner of success later in life. African American and Latino youth often do not have adequate support when it comes to reading; this book shows how librarians can play a vital role in providing that support. * Illustrates effective, evidence-based strategies...

Pragmatics of japanese : perspectives on grammar, interaction and culture.

Hudson, Mutsuko Endo. Matsumoto, Yoshiko. Mori, Junko.
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(2018)  | 9789027200365 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 324pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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Bringing together the latest studies on Japanese pragmatics, this edited volume showcases the breadth of research conducted in this ever-expanding, interdisciplinary field, with the introductory chapter providing a useful summary of developments in the field in the past decades. The twelve chapters...

Speaking in a second language.

Alonso, Rosa Alonso.
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(2018)  | 9789027200440 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 260pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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For millions of individuals all over the world, speaking in a second language is a daily activity. It is therefore important that research in applied linguistics should contribute empirically to the study of second language spoken interaction. The aim of this volume is to make such a contribution by...

Biblical hebrew : an introductory grammar.

Kelley, Page H.
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(2018)  | 9780802874917 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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Comprehensive in scope, this carefully crafted introductory grammar of Biblical Hebrew offers easy-to-understand explanations, numerous biblical illustrations, and a wide range of imaginative, biblically based exercises. The book consists of thirty-one lessons, each presenting grammatical concepts with...

Handbook to biblical Hebrew : an introductory grammar.

Kelley, Page H.
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(2018)  | 9780802875013 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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Comprehensive in scope, Page Kelley's Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Grammar is a carefully crafted introduction to the Hebrew language that offers easy-to-understand explanations, numerous biblical illustrations, and a wide range of imaginative, biblically based exercises. Thirty-one lessons present...

Balkan and South Slavic Enclaves in Italy: Languages, Dialects and Identities

Kahl, Thede. Krapova, Iliana. Turano, Giuseppina.
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(2018)  | 9781527508163 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 330pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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This volume is a collection of new writings dealing with some of the Balkan linguistic varieties spoken in north-eastern, central and southern Italy. It brings together twenty-two papers, some of which investigate the mutual influences between each of these Balkan and South Slavic language varieties...

Food and Drink Idioms in English: “A Little Bit More Sugar and Lots of Spice”

Pinnavaia, Laura.
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(2018)  | 9781527508170 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 235pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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Idioms carry an aura of mystery for all speakers, owing to the discrepancy between their literal and non-literal meanings. This book clears up some of these ambiguities, by examining a series of expressions that have derived from the most instinctive and essential of all human behaviour: eating and...

Cutting-Edge Topics and Approaches in Education and Applied Linguistics

Atar, Cihat.
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(2018)  | 9781527508040 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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In recent decades, learning another language and educating people with appropriate skills that address the requirements of the modern world have become significant issues. Today, around two billion people learn and use English to some extent, and this number is expected to rise. In the same vein, recent...

Business and Institutional Translation: New Insights and Reflections

Gallego-Hernández, Daniel. Poirier, Éric.
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(2018)  | 9781527507609 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 260pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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The volume of economic, business, financial and institutional translation increases daily. Governments strive to produce plain and accessible information. Institutions and agencies operate in more than one language. Multinationals produce documents in multiple languages to expand their services worldwide,...

Towards a Pedagogical Model for Teaching English in an Indian Context

Choudhury, Mriganka.
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(2018)  | 9781527507616 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 180pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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This book encapsulates the various discourses that try to theorise the evolution of English as a global language from the perspectives of history, geography and individual proficiency. It discusses the status of English in post-colonial India, where it has coexisted with native languages in a multilingual...

Bridging Teaching, Learning and Assessment in the English Language Classroom

Akait, Tijen Menga, Hande Iaal Turner, Robin. , Ak?it, Tijen. I??l Mengü, Hande. Turner, Robin.
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(2018)  | 9781527506565 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 5/5/2018
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Learning English as a foreign language in any formal education context requires opportunities for learners and teachers to give and receive feedback on the teaching learning process as it is happening. These opportunities could be created via various in-class activities specifically designed for this...

Spatial Minds: Conceptual Correlations of Spatial Prepositions in Hungarian, Croatian and English

Dinkovic, Irena Zovko. Gros, Linda. Zovko Dinkovi?, Irena.
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(2018)  | 9781527506398 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 130pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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Many human experiences are interpreted with the help of spatial concepts, which is why spatial language is prevalent in every aspect of human life. However, to what extent is spatial language connected to spatial conceptualization? Has this conceptualization altered due to global communication and new...

Translating Irony between English and Arabic

Chakhachiro, Raymond.
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(2018)  | 9781527506329 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 330pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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This book challenges entrenched literary views that promote the impracticality of linguistic, stylistic and functional approaches to the analysis and translation of irony. It considers these scientific fields of enquiry as the building blocks on which ironic devices in English and Arabic are grounded,...

Acquisitional Dynamics of Russian L2 in Italian Learners

Stoyanova, Nataliya.
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(2018)  | 9781527506404 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 285pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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When Italians speak Russian, do they think in Italian or Russian? Or does the thinking not happen in either language? This work is an attempt to answer these questions by an experimental piece of research. The speed and success of the acquisition of the syntactic hierarchization and discourse structuring...

The Foundations and Versatility of English Language Teaching (ELT)

Haase, Christoph. Head, Joel. Orlova, Natalia. , Haase, Christoph. Head, Joel. Orlova, Natalia.
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(2018)  | 9781527506312 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 295pp | Availability last checked: 5/5/2018
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While the field of ELT studies sees continued horizontal and vertical diversification, it is also time to take stock of what has made the discipline the field it presents itself as today. As horizontal diversification, we can identify trends that involve a continued inclusion of more fields of study...

Theorization and Representations in Linguistics

Arigne, Viviane. Migette, Christiane. , Arigne, Viviane. Migette, Christiane.
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(2018)  | 9781527506459 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 395pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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This book addresses some issues of theorization in linguistics having to do with the systems of representation used in linguistics and the relation between linguistics and cognition. The essays gathered in the first part question the very concept of metalanguage, comparing the metalanguage used in formalised...

Category change from a constructional perspective.

Coussé, Evie. Norde, Muriel. Van, Goethem Kristel. Vanderbauwhede, Gudrun.
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(2018)  | 9789027200419 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
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Category change, broadly defined as the shift from one word class to another, is often studied as part of other changes, such as grammaticalization or lexicalization, but not in its own right. This volume offers a survey of different types of category change and their properties, e.g. abrupt versus...

How to do corpus pragmatics on pragmatically annotated data : speech acts and beyond.

Weisser, Martin.
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(2018)  | 9789027200471 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 308pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
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This book introduces a methodology and research tool (DART) that make it possible to carry out advanced corpus pragmatics research using dialogue corpora enriched with pragmatics-relevant annotations. It first explores the general use of spoken corpora for pragmatics research, as well as issues revolving...

Pragmatic transfer and development : evidence from efl learners in china.

Li, Wei.
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(2018)  | 9789027200631 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 278pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
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Email has become a ubiquitous medium of communication. It is used amongst people from the same speech community, but also between people from different language and cultural backgrounds. When people communicate, they tend to follow rules of speaking in their native language, termed by scholars as pragmatic...

Discourse markers and (dis)fluency : forms and functions across languages and registers.

Crible, Ludivine.
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(2018)  | 9789027200464 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 5/5/2018
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Spoken language is characterized by the occurrence of linguistic devices such as discourse markers (e.g. so, well, you know, I mean ) and other so-called "disfluent" phenomena, which reflect the temporal nature of the cognitive mechanisms underlying speech production and comprehension. The purpose of...

Mixed-Effects Regression Models in Linguistics

Geeraerts, Dirk. Heylen, Kris. Speelman, Dirk.
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(2018)  | 9783319698281 | Springer | hbk. | book | vii, 146pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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When data consist of grouped observations or clusters, and there is a risk that measurements within the same group are not independent, group-specific random effects can be added to a regression model in order to account for such within-group associations. Regression models that contain such group-specific...

Applications of pattern-driven methods in corpus linguistics.

Kopaczyk, Joanna. Tyrkkö, Jukka.
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(2018)  | 9789027200136 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 326pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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The use of corpora has conventionally been envisioned as being either corpus-based or corpus-driven. While the formal definition of the latter term has been widely accepted since it was established by Tognini-Bonelli (2001), it is often applied to studies that do not, in fact, fullfil the fundamental...

Word hunters : field linguists on fieldwork.

Forker, Diana. Sarvasy, Hannah.
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(2018)  | 9789027200273 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 175pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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In Word Hunters , eleven distinguished linguists reflect on their career-spanning linguistic fieldwork. Over decades, each has repeatedly stood up to physical, intellectual, interpersonal, intercultural, and sometimes political challenges in the pursuit of scientific knowledge. These scholar-explorers...

On understanding grammar : revised edition.

Givón, T.
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(2018)  | 9789027212528 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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In his foreword to the original edition of this classic of functionalism, typology and diachrony, Dwight Bolinger wrote: "I foresee it as one of the truly prizes statements of our current knowledge...a book about understanding done with deep understanding - of language and its place in Nature and in...

Developing critical thinking in efl classes : an infusion approach.

Lin, Yue.
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(2018)  | 9789811077838 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 183pp | Availability last checked: 5/5/2018
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CHAPTER ONE – Core issues in developing critical thinking skills1.1 Introduction 1.2 What Is Critical Thinking?1.3 Can Critical Thinking Be Taught?1.4 Should we teach thinking skills in EFL classrooms?1.5 Can It Be Assessed?CHAPTER TWO- Infusion Approach2.1 Theoretical Basis of Infusion Approach2.2...

Eastern European Perspectives on Celtic Studies

Hornsby, Michael. Rosiak, Karolina. , Hornsby, Michael. Rosiak, Karolina.
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(2018)  | 9781527505810 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 225pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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This volume brings together contributions from a range of scholars, not only from the Celtic heartlands, but further afield such as Austria, Canada and Poland. The chapters are based upon a number of presentations on a wide range of Celtic Studies given at a conference in Pozna?, Poland, in October...

The role of self-esteem in foreign language learning and teaching.

Habrat, Agnieszka.
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(2018)  | 9783319752822 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 172pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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This book demonstrates how foreign language self-esteem (FLSE) affects foreign language (L2) learning and teaching, and how it fluctuates with growing proficiency. Further, it explains the interaction between FLSE and a range of factors of recognized importance in second language acquisition (SLA)....

A Syntactic Study of Idioms: Psychological States in English and Their Constraints

Dabrowska, Anna. D?browska, Anna.
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(2018)  | 9781527506169 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 370pp | Availability last checked: 5/5/2018
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Since the general tendencies of present-day English focus more on idiomatic usage, it seems to be worth paying attention to the role phraseological units play in a language. In the field of English phraseology, linguists have shown a constant interest in idioms. Undoubtedly, not only are idioms an important...

New Trends in Foreign Language Teaching: Methods, Evaluation and Innovation

Lopes, António. Ruiz Cecilia, Raúl.
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(2018)  | 9781527505971 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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Language teaching approaches, methods and procedures are constantly undergoing reassessment. New ideas keep emerging as the growing complexity of the means of communication and the opportunities created by technology put language skills to new uses. In addition, the political, social and economic impact...

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New Perspectives on Transfer in Second Language Learning

Yu, Liming. Odlin, Terence.
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(2015)  | 9781783094332 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 272pp
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When people attempt to learn a new language, the language(s) they already knowcan help but also hinder their understanding or production of new forms. Thisphenomenon, known as language transfer, is the focus of this book. Thecollection offers new theoretical perspectives, some in the empirical studiesand...

Cognate Vocabulary in Language Acquisition and Use: Attitudes, Awareness, Activation

Otwinowska, Agnieszka.
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(2015)  | 9781783094387 | Channel View Publications | hbk. | book | 304pp
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This book brings together linguistic, psycholinguistic and educationalperspectives on the phenomenon of cognate vocabulary across languages. Itpresents a large-scale, long-term research project focusing on Polish-Englishcognates and their use by bilingual and multilingual learners/users of English.It...

 

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