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- Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 68.50
In welchem Verhältnis stehen Texte, die wir gemeinhin als fiktionale bezeichnen, zur Wirklichkeit ihrer Rezipienten? Vor dem Hintergrund einer Auseinandersetzung mit der Poetik des Renaissancedichters Torquato Tasso (1544?1595) greift Katharina Kerl diese in der Literaturtheorie viel diskutierte Frage auf und beantwortet sie mit der These einer 'doppelten... more...
- The Floating Press 1910; US$ 7.95
In the preparation of this little work the writer has kept one end in view, viz.: To make it serviceable for those for whom it is intended, that is, for those who have neither the time nor the opportunity, the learning nor the inclination, to peruse elaborate and abstruse treatises on Rhetoric, Grammar, and Composition. To them such works are as gold... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99
Why are geese in a gaggle? Are crows really murderous? And what makes lions so proud? Collective nouns are one of the most charming oddities of the English language, often with seemingly bizarre connections to the groups they identify. But have you ever stopped to wonder where these peculiar terms actually came from? Most of those found in this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95
Language and Development - Teachers in a Changing World comprises twenty-one case accounts contributed by language education professionals working in the context of international development. Frank and stimulating, the contributions explore the implementation of interactive educational approaches in ten Asian countries. The accounts draw on real-life... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
From Testing to Assessment: English as an International Language provides a critical review of conventional and alternative approaches to the assessment of English literacy skills in various parts of the world. It presents empirical studies conducted in three major settings: in countries such as Japan and Brazil where English functions as the language... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95
Written by one of Britain's most distinguished linguists, this book is concerned with the phenomenon of variance in English grammar and vocabulary across regional, social, stylistic and temporal space. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Talk about Writing: The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors offers a book-length empirical study of the discourse between experienced tutors and student writers in satisfactory conferences. The study uses a research-driven, iteratively tested framework to help writing center directors, tutors, writing program administrators,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
This book undertakes a general framework within which to consider the complex nature of the writing task in English, both as a first, and as a second language. The volume explores varieties of writing, different purposes for learning to write extended text, and cross-cultural variation among second-language writers. The volume overviews textlinguistic... more...