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(En)Countering Native-speakerism

Global Perspectives

by Adrian Holliday, Pamela Aboshiha & Anne Swan

<p>The book addresses the issue of native-speakerism, an ideology based on the assumption that 'native speakers' of English have a special claim to the language itself, through critical qualitative studies of the lived experiences of practising ...

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(En)Countering Native-speakerism

Global Perspectives

by Dr Anne Swan, Dr Pamela Aboshiha & Professor Adrian Holliday

The notion of the 'native speaker' has historically dominated the profession of English language teaching to the extent that native-speakerism has become a wide-spread, tenacious and much 'taken-for-granted' ideology. These perceptions have ...

ISBN: 9781137463517

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«The Return of the Repressed»: Uncovering Family Secrets in Zolas Fiction

An Interpretation of Selected Novels

by Rita Oghia-Codsi

<p>This book analyses one of the many levels of complexity not readily apparent to the reader of Zola’s fiction: the question of the author’s family secrets. The novels addressed here present a variety of sub-textual issues highlighting Zola’s ...

ISBN: 9783035395587

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101 French Idioms With Mp3 Disc 2/E (Set 2)

by Jean-Marie Cassagne

ISBN: 9780071615617

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15 Minute French: Learn In Just 12 Weeks: Book

by Kindersley Dorling

<i>Speak and understand French in just 15 minutes a day</i> Parlez-vous Francais? With <i>15-Minute French</i>, a revolutionary system for learning a language, you'll be on your way to conversing with the locals in no time. The unique ...

ISBN: 9781409377603

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15 Minute Japanese

by DK

With this fun, user-friendly, and uniquely visual Japanese language course, you can teach yourself Japanese in just 12 weeks. DK's <i>15 Minute Japanese</i> - now relaunching with a new free audio app - is the perfect course for busy people who ...

ISBN: 9780241325605

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5 Language: Visual Bilingual Dictionary

by DK

"The Five Language Visual Dictionary puts the perfect English, French, German, Spanish or Italian translation at your fingertips. Fully revised and updated, This illustrated dictionary is organised into 15 different themes, including eating ...

ISBN: 9780241240465

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A Classical Primer: Ancient Knowledge for Modern Minds

by Dan Crompton

<DIV>A comprehensive and essential introduction to this fascinating subject. It covers the study of ancient Greek and Latin literature, history, philosophy, science, maths, art and architecture. Furhter, it looks at their influences on our ...

ISBN: 9781782435112

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A Conceptual Blending Theory of Humour

Selected British Comedy Productions in Focus

by Joanna Jablonska-Hood

<p>The book presents an analysis of humour in a selection of British comedy productions. The conceptual integration theory devised by Gilles Fauconnier and Mark Turner, also known as <em>blending</em>, provides the tool for explaining the ...

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A Critical Auto/Ethnography of Learning Spanish

Intercultural competence on the gringo trail?

by Phiona Stanley

<p>The premise that intercultural contact produces intercultural competence underpins much rationalization of backpacker tourism and in-country language education. However, if insufficiently problematized, pre-existing constructions of cultural ...

ISBN: 9781317482239

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A Critical Search for Values in George W. Bushs State of the Union Addresses

by Agnieszka Sowinska

<p>This book focuses on values and valuation in the State of the Union addresses delivered by the former U.S. President George W. Bush. What values are invoked in the speeches? How are these values constructed? How can they be classified? How ...

ISBN: 9783653964202

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A Lexical Description of English for Architecture

A Corpus-based Approach

by Begoña Soneira

<p>This book offers a thorough lexical description of an English for Specific Purposes (ESP) variety, English for Architecture, by means of a selfmade corpus. As other knowledge communities, Architecture practitioners have a distinctive ...

ISBN: 9783035194562

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A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies

Learning by Design

by Bill Cope & Mary Kalantzis

<p>The concept of 'Multiliteracies' has gained increasing influence since it was coined by the New London Group in 1994. This collection edited by two of the original members of the group brings together a representative range of authors, each ...

ISBN: 9781137539724

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A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies

Learning by Design

by Professor Bill Cope & Professor Mary Kalantzis

<p >The term 'Multiliteracies' was coined in 1994 by the New London Group, a group of scholars who came together to consider the current state and possible future of literacy pedagogy. In the subsequent years, the influence of the idea has been ...

ISBN: 9781137539731

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A Reference Grammar of Chinese

by Chu-Ren Huang & Dingxu Shi

<p>A Reference Grammar of Chinese is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the linguistic structure of Chinese, covering all of the important linguistic features of the language and incorporating insights gained from research in Chinese ...

ISBN: 9781316393635

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A Reference Grammar of French

by R. E. Batchelor & M. Chebli-Saadi

<p>A Reference Grammar of French is a lively, wide-ranging and original handbook on the structure of the French language. It includes new information on register, pronunciation, gender, number, foreign words (Latin, Arabic, English, Spanish, ...

ISBN: 9781139124409

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A Student Grammar of German

by Paul Stocker

<p>A Student Grammar of German is an invaluable reference guide for undergraduates and other intermediate and advanced students. Written with the needs of the learner very much in mind, it sets out the grammar of the language in a clear and ...

ISBN: 9781139365550

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A Study on the Washback Effects of the Test for English Majors (TEM)

Implications for Testing and Teaching Reforms

by Qian Xu & Jun Liu

<p>This book adopts a multi-method and multi-phase approach to investigate the washback effects of Test for English Majors (TEM) on program administrators, teachers and students, shedding new light on TEM reform and the reform of English ...

ISBN: 9789811319631

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A-B-C (Sight Words) Letter Sounds Preschool Edition

by Baby Professor

Aside from learning the alphabet, a preschooler must also be exposed to phonics. The first step would be to know the sounds of each letter. In this workbook, we are going to explore the letter sounds and test your child’s understanding of them. ...

ISBN: 9781541905634

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Academic (Inter)genres: between Texts, Contexts and Identities

by Grzegorz Kowalski & Anna Duszak

<p>The volume takes a close look at discourse perspectives on academic genres. In the context of scientific communication and the evolution of postmodern culture and society, academic genres have undergone various changes. The study shows that ...

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