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The diachrony of classification systems.

McGregor, William B. Wichmann, Søren.
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(2018)  | 9789027200679 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 370pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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Classification is a popular topic in typological, descriptive and theoretical linguistics. This volume is the first to deal specifically with the diachrony of linguistic systems of classification. It comprises original papers that examine the ways in which linguistic classification systems arise, change,...

Mediating Emergencies and Conflicts: Frontline Translating and Interpreting

Federici, Federico M.
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(2018)  | 9781349716418 | Springer Palgrave | pbk. | book | xv, 215pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 188.95 (inc. GST), AUD 171.77 (ex. GST),
Contributors to this volume discuss different types of emergencies and conflicts and how challenging these multilingual operational environments are for linguists. The growth in reach and number of international relief operations has exposed the limits of current research into these challenges. Evidence...

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 | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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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...

The pragmatics of irony and banter.

Jobert, Manuel. Sorlin, Sandrine.
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(2018)  | 9789027200532 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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The Pragmatics of Irony and Banter is the first book-length study analysing irony and banter together. This approach, inherited from Geoffrey Leech's research, implies that the two notions are intrinsically related. In this thought-provoking volume, the various contributors (linguists, stylisticians,...

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...

A linguistic handbook of french for translators and language students.

Boucher, Paul.
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(2018)  | 9789027200617 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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A Linguistic Handbook of French for Translators and Language Students offers the reader an in-depth contrastive study of French and English based on recent theories of linguistics and discourse analysis. At the same time it is a practical manual for the advanced language student or the translator with...

Reading achievement and motivation in boys and girls : field studies and methodological approaches.

Baldwin, Lind Paula. Orellana, GarcĂ­a Pelusa.
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(2018)  | 9783319759470 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 230pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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INTRODUCTION: Motivation: Introduction to the Theory, Concepts, and Research, Paulina S. Arango.- PART I: THEORETICAL APPROACHES: CURRENT ISSUES ON BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ READING ACHIEVEMENT AND MOTIVATION.- The Consequential Effects of Misinterpretations and Misrepresentations on Boys’ and Girls’ Reading...

Language policy and language acquisition planning.

Hult, Francis M. Kupisch, Tanja. Siiner, Maarja.
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(2018)  | 9783319759623 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 210pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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Situating language acquisition, Siiner, Maarja, Hult, Francis M. and Kupisch, Tanja.- PART I BASIC AND SECONARY EDUCATION.- ”It is just natural” A Critical Case Study of Family Language Policy in a 1,5 Generation Chinese Immigrant Family on the West Coast of the United States, Liu, Lu.- Between implementing...

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...

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...

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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
AUD 249.95 (inc. GST), AUD 227.23 (ex. GST),
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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