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  • English as a Global Languageby David Crystal

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 14.00

    Crystal presents an account of the rise and status of English as a global language. more...

  • English with an Accentby Rosina Lippi-Green

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Since its initial publication, English with an Accent has provoked debate and controversy within classrooms through its in-depth scrutiny of American attitudes towards language. Rosina Lippi-Green discusses the ways in which discrimination based on accent functions to support and perpetuate social structures and unequal power relations. This... more...

  • McGraw-Hill's Conversational American Englishby Richard Spears; Betty Birner; Steven Kleinedler; Luc Nisset

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 16.00

    Learn more than 3,000 English expressions and speak and understand the language easily As a new speaker of English, you may hear some expressions in your daily conversations that you do not understand--yet. McGraw-Hill's Conversational American English will help you learn these expressions, so not only do you know what a person is saying to... more...

  • An Unkindness of Ravensby Chloe Rhodes

    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...

  • A History of American Englishby J. L. Dillard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This impressive volume provides a chronological, narrative account of the development of American English from its earliest origins to the present day. more...

  • English in Language Shiftby Rajend Mesthrie

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 53.00

    Rajend Mesthrie examines the rise of a new variety of English among Indian migrant workers indentured on the plantations of Natal in South Africa. more...

  • Moderne Dramendidaktik für den Englischunterrichtby Rüdiger Ahrens; Maria Eisenmann; Matthias Merkl

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 59.43

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Sammelband stellt mit einem stringenten Konzept moderne Methoden der Behandlung von englischsprachigen Texten in allen Schultypen und auf allen Unterrichtsstufen vor. Diese werden aus der interaktiven Didaktik heraus abgeleitet, die den Englischunterricht als performatives Lehr- und Lernverhalten begreift. Deshalb wird dieses... more...

  • Der gerettete Erzählerby Elisabeth Schultze-Witzenrath

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 42.59

    Hauptbeschreibung Warum beginnt Boccaccios berühmtes Decameron ausgerechnet mit der Schilderung der tödlichen Pest von 1348? Diese und andere Fragen werden in der Arbeit behandelt, die das Werk neu beleuchtet. Besonders die Arbeiten Francesco da Barberinos lassen uns dabei einige Kommunikations- und Darstellungspraktiken jener Zeit besser verstehen.... more...

  • Taking Stockby Jürgen Kramer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 92.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Die in diesem Band zusammengestellten 35 Aufsätze aus 35 Jahren Forschung und Lehre sollen zum einen den Beitrag des Autors zur Begründung und Entwicklung der kulturwissenschaftlichen Dimension in der Anglistik seit Mitte der 1970er Jahre dokumentieren, zum anderen aber auch Stationen seiner intellektuellen Biografie sichtbar machen.... more...

  • Cardinal Numeralsby Ferdinand von Mengden

    De Gruyter Mouton 2010; US$ 182.00

    The book embeds an analysis of the Old English numeral system and its particularities into a broader, cross-linguistic discussion and provides a theoretical framework for the general study of numeral systems. A novel perspective on the morphosyntactic behaviour of numerals allows the author to test and refine some long standing tenets in the study... more...