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Anglo-Saxon. Old English

  • Words in Time and Placeby David Crystal

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    Did you know that the English language has over 150 words for the adjective 'drunk' developed over 1,000 years? Be prepared to learn words you have never heard before, find out fascinating facts behind everyday words, and be surprised at how lively and varied the English language can be. Published to critical acclaim in 2009, the Historical... more...

  • Fremdsprachenunterricht lernwirksam gestaltenby Ines de Florio-Hansen

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 28.17

    Die Ergebnisse der empirischen Unterrichtsforschung, z. B. die Studien von Hattie (2009, 2012), Marzano (1998) und Wellenreuther (2004, Neubearb. 2013), zeigen, dass alle Schülerinnen und Schüler größere Lernerfolge erzielen können, wenn der Unterricht stärker von der Lehrperson gesteuert wird. Anhand von Beispielen für Englisch, Französisch und Spanisch... more...

  • Korean Englishby Glenn Hadikin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00

    The English language is changing every day and it is us ? the individual speakers and writers ? that drive those changes in small ways by choosing to use certain strings of words over others. This book discusses and describes some of the choices made by speakers from South Korea by examining the similarities and differences between two Korean communities:... more...

  • English as a Second Language in the Mainstreamby Constant Leung; Christine Davison; Bernard Mohan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Since it was first established in the 1970's the Applied Linguistics and Language Study series has become a major force in the study of practical problems in human communication and language education. Drawing extensively on empirical research and theoretical work in linguistics, sociology, psychology and education, the series explores key issues in... more...

  • Language in Literatureby Geoffrey Leech

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Over a period of over forty years, Geoffrey Leech has made notable contributions to the field of literary stylistics, using the interplay between linguistic form and literary function as a key to the ‘mystery' of how a text comes to be invested with artistic potential.   In this book, seven earlier papers and articles, read previously only by a... more...

  • Old Northumbrian Verbal Morphosyntax and the (Northern) Subject Ruleby Marcelle Cole

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This volume provides both a quantitative statistical and qualitative analysis of Late Northumbrian verbal morphosyntax as recorded in the Old English interlinear gloss to the Lindisfarne Gospels . It focuses in particular on the attestation of the subject type and adjacency constraints that characterise the so-called Northern Subject Rule concord... more...

  • Writing across Contextsby Kathleen Yancey; Liane Robertson; Kara Taczak

    Utah State University Press 2014; US$ 20.00

    Addressing how composers transfer both knowledge about and practices of writing,  Writing across Contexts  explores the grounding theory behind a specific composition curriculum called Teaching for Transfer (TFT) and analyzes the efficacy of the approach. Finding that TFT courses aid students in transfer in ways that other kinds of composition courses... more...

  • Complex Words in Englishby Valerie Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Complex Words in English presents a comprehensive account of present-day word formation in English. Starting with a discussion of some basic issues, including the definition of 'word', motivation, lexicalization, productivity, the relevance of historical information and the usefulness of dictionaries and other data-bases, the book then moves on to... more...

  • Assessing and Improving Student Writing in Collegeby Barbara E. Walvoord

    Wiley 2014; US$ 32.00

    Step-by-step guidance for shaping better writers while keeping faculty workloads manageable Effective communication is a critical skill for many academic disciplines and careers, and so colleges and universities and their faculty members are rightfully committed to improving student writing across the curriculum. Guiding and assessing student writing... more...

  • Teach English as a Foreign Language: Teach Yourselfby David Riddell

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 22.00

    This new edition of Teach EFL is the ultimate practical reference guide to becoming an EFL teacher. "Riddell's book is a classic - it answers all those questions new language teachers have....covers an amazing amount in a clear accessible way.". David Carr, Director of Teacher Training. International House London. This book is packed... more...