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  • Language and Developmentby Professor Christopher N. Candlin

    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...

  • From Testing to Assessmentby Clifford Hill; Kate Parry

    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...

  • Grammatical and Lexical Variance in Englishby Randolph Quirk

    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...

  • Talk about Writingby Jo Mackiewicz; Isabelle Kramer Thompson

    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...

  • Theory and Practice of Writingby William Grabe; Robert B. Kaplan

    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...

  • Learning to Writeby Aviva Freedman; Ian Pringle; Janice Yalden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Patterns of Spoken Englishby Gerald Knowles

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Creating Textsby Walter Nash; David Stacey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    Creating Texts emphasises a practical approach to composition and enables students to understand what is involved in the creation of a text and to learn from the practice of other writers. Extensively rewritten and updated from Walter Nash's earlier volume, Designs in Prose , attention is paid to the general theory of composition, in both traditional... more...

  • Historical Sociolinguisticsby Terttu Nevalainen; Helena Raumolin-Brunberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95

    This volume presents a sociolinguistic perspective on the history of the English language. Based on original empirical research, it discusses the social factors that promoted linguistic changes in earlier English, and the people who were the leading force behind them. The authors focus on the major grammatical developments that shaped the language... more...

  • 10 Languages You'll Need Most in the Classroomby Garth Sundem; Jan Krieger; Kristi Pikiewicz

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    Break through language barriers and put ELL students at ease in your classroom! More than ever before, K–12 educators in today's classrooms teach students from diverse language backgrounds. This handy reference guide to the ten most common languages of students who do not speak English—Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Arabic, Tagalog, Haitian Creole,... more...