1284 books (65 pages) in this category
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 ...eBook
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 ...eBook
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 ...eBook
by Jean-Marie Cassagne
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 ...
"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 ...
The Only Comprehensive Guide to Conjugation and Usage (Downloadable Audio Files Included)
by Kyubyong Park
<p>Verbs are an integral part of any sentence, but figuring out verb forms can <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">sometimes be difficult when learning new languages. <i>500 Basic Korean Verbs</i>, the only resource of its kind for the ...
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 ...
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 ...eBook
Three Versions of "Dream of the Red Chamber"
by Yu Hou
<p>This corpus-based study investigates the use of nominalization in English translations of Chinese literary prose through the analysis of three English versions of the Chinese novel <em>Hong Lou Meng</em> (<em>Dream of the Red ...eBook
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 ...eBook
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 ...eBook
Graded Lessons in the Modern Language
by Roy Andrew Miller
<p>An excellent way to learn Japanese, <i>A Japanese Reader </i>is designed for the foreign student of the the Japanese who is interested in attaining and developing proficiency in reading Japanese, the style of which is in current use in books,
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 ...eBook
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 ...eBook
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 ...eBook
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 ...eBook
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, ...eBook
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 ...eBook
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 ...eBook