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

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 41.66

    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$ 32.40

    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$ 41.66

    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...

  • Writing Creativelyby Nancy DaFoe

    R&L Education 2014; US$ 31.99

    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$ 22.90

    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...

  • Probabilistische Geolinguistikby Simon Pickl

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 46.76

    <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...

  • Fremdsprachendidaktikby Helene Decke-Cornill; Lutz Küster

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 17.97

    Im Zuge des Bologna-Prozesses wurde 1999 auch die Umstellung der Lehramtsstudiengänge auf das gestufte System beschlossen. Das Buch gibt diesen Bachelor-Studierenden mit Lehramtsoption und den »traditionellen« Lehramtsstudierenden der neusprachlichen Fächer einen ersten Überblick über die Grundlagen der Fremdsprachendidaktik. Es ist als Vorlesungsreihe... more...

  • Write it Rightby Ambrose Bierce

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    American satirist and critic Ambrose Bierce may be best remembered for his caustic wit, but he was also a first-rate prose stylist who put a lot of effort into shaping the next generation of journalists and writers. Write it Right is Bierce's tough-love compendium of unforgivable literary sins. more...

  • Sprachliches Rollenverhaltenby Marcus Müller

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This corpus pragmatic study addresses the symptomatic function of lexical and grammatical constructions in relation to the speaker?s affiliation with groups that develop discourses through their shared social position. It uses a corpus of spoken and written communications on the bioethics debate to examine qualitative and quantitative... more...

  • Entdeckung der frühen Neuzeitby Marcel Lepper; Dirk Werle

    S. Hirzel Verlag 2011; US$ 39.75

    <P>Das Bild der frühen Neuzeit in deutschen Literaturgeschichten der Gegenwart folgt bestimmten Konturen. Die Geschichte dieser Konturen zu erkunden, ist das Ziel dieses Bandes. Die hier versammelten Beiträge gehen der Frage nach, wie die 'Übergangsepoche' der frühen Neuzeit in sich wandelnden fachhistorischen Konstellationen der Germanistik... more...