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- Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 40.00
Bilingual education is one of the fastest growing disciplines within applied linguistics. This book includes the work of 20 specialists working in various educational contexts across Europe, Latin America and North America to create a volume which is both comprehensive in scope and multidimensional in its coverage of current bilingual initiatives.... more...
- Tughra Books 2014; US$ 8.99
The purpose of this case study is to describe the characteristics of a Gulen-inspired School (GIS) in the United States. The study identifies the dynamics of a US based GIS in terms of the school's curriculum, history, educational success, hiring practices, admission processes and networking. In order to understand its unique meaning and significance,... more...
- Sourcebooks 2013; US$ 24.95
Using the Next Generation Science Standards With Gifted and Advanced Learners provides teachers and administrators examples and strategies to implement the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) with gifted and advanced learners at all stages of development in K–12 schools. The book describes-and demonstrates with specific examples from the NGSS-what... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95
This book addresses questions of language education in the United States, focusing on how to teach the 3.5 million students in American public schools who do not speak English as a native language. These students are at the center of a national debate about the right relationship among ESL, bilingual, and mainstream classes. Bilingual education has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
In this book H.D. Adamson reviews scholarship in sociolinguistics and second language acquisition, comparing theories of variation in first and second-language speech, with special attention to the psychological underpinnings of variation theory. Interlanguage is what second language learners speak. It contains syntactic, morphological and phonological... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2003; US$ 34.95
Linguists, applied linguists and language teachers all appeal to the native speaker as an important reference point. But what exactly (who exactly?) is the native speaker? This book examines the native speaker from different points of view, arguing that the native speaker is both myth and reality. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 38.95
Linguistics for L2 Teachers is designed to help bilingual and ESL teachers better understand how and why the English language works, and to broaden their abilities to help their students learn about the various functions of English in the real world. It is not a complete curriculum in English linguistics, but rather, a foundation from which teachers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric describes, explains, and argues the overarching theory of contemporary rhetoric. This current view of rhetoric brings together themes in the communication arts, including political literary criticism; bi- and multi-lingualism; multimodality; framing as an artistic and sociological device for composition and interpretation;... more...
- Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 20.00
This book presents a comprehensive picture of languages and schools in Catalan-speaking countries, making much of the information available in English for the first time. The chapters examine multiple aspects of the language situation in these countries, including: the recovery of Catalan in schools; the position and status of the majority languages... more...