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  • Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongueby Francis Grose

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Throughout history, most dictionaries have served the purpose of preserving the purity of the language, usually preferring the erudite vocabulary of the affluent upper classes to the salty, constantly evolving slang of their working-class counterparts. That began to change in the early modern period, when several innovative lexicographers began publishing... more...

  • Teaching English effectively: with special focus on learners? interestsby Katharina Okon

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 28.92

    There are several ways of enhancing students? motivation in the EFL classroom but an important one is to create the lesson on the basis of the learners? interests. Everyone who looks back on former school days, might remember that learning was more enjoyable when the topics were interesting and furthermore, when they were handled in an exiting way.... more...

  • Enhancing English learning experience for ESL learners: A nursing interventionby Maria Clarisa Lucero-Ulrich

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 52.06

    English is becoming an important language for foreign students who do not have English as their mother tongue. English as a second language is difficult to learn. Most of the learners are on their university study and are considered adult learners. The study was made to improve the English learning experience of international students whose aim is... more...

  • Principles in the emergence and evolution of linguistic features in World Englishesby Tobias Weber

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 52.06

    This study deals with different explanatory models for the emergence or existence of linguistic features in varieties of the English language. After a brief overview of the current research, five non-standard varieties from all over the world, ranging from a traditional dialect to pidgins and creoles, are analyzed in two morphosyntactic and two phonological... more...

  • Semantic Change in the Early Modern English Period: Latin Influences on the English Languageby David Stehling

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 40.49

    Throughout the history, English was changing steadily. Not only was the English grammar, pronunciation or vocabulary being altered over the centuries but also the semantics of lexemes. A major factor that has a considerable impact on the semantics of words is the influence of foreign languages. This study deals with semantic changes due to the Latin... more...

  • Computer Games in the EFL Classroomby Marie Schneider

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 52.06

    Fact is that commercial computer games play an extensive role in young people's lives, today. According to a recent study, 62 % of German teenagers play computer games at least once a week. This development led many researchers, school leaders and teachers to the question in how far games can be used to engage young people and support their learning... more...

  • Probabilistische Geolinguistikby Simon Pickl

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 56.70

    <P>Welche Faktoren können erklären, an welchen Orten welche dialektalen Ausdrücke verwendet werden? Welchen Regeln folgt die geographische Verteilung von sprachlichen Varianten?<BR>Diese Arbeit untersucht sprachgeographische Muster und Strukturen auf der Basis empirischer Sprachdaten. Hierzu dient ein umfangreiches Kartenkorpus: der wortgeographische... more...

  • Pronunciation and Phoneticsby Adam Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    This engaging, succinct text is an introduction to both phonetics and phonology as applied to the teaching of pronunciation to English language learners. Section 1 selectively covers the main areas of phonetics and phonology, without going into any area in more depth than the average English language teacher requires or that the average English language... more...

  • Writing Creativelyby Nancy DaFoe

    R&L Education 2014; US$ 28.99

    The design of Dafoe?s guided journal?featuring teacher and student sides?is intended to make it easy for writing instructors to work with their students on individual concepts. This guided journal contains models and exemplars, as well as encourages explorations in language. more...

  • Kultur und Beruf in Europaby Isabella Löhr; Matthias Middell; Hannes Siegrist

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 27.77

    Was ist ein Künstler? Wie unterscheiden sich Kulturschaffende von kulturell gebildeten Laien und wie lässt sich feststellen, ob aus einem Quereinsteiger ein professioneller Künstler geworden ist? Was kennzeichnet einen Wissensberuf und wie entsteht eine spezifische Experten- und Wissenskultur? Tänzer, Komponisten, Filmkritiker, Verleger, Werbetreibende,... more...