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  • Power and Meaning Making in an EAP Classroomby Christian W. Chun

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 25.00

    This book examines how critical literacy pedagogy has been implemented in a classroom through a year-long collaboration between the author (a researcher) and an EAP teacher. It details the teacher's introduction to functional grammar and accompanying critical literacy approaches to EAP, and her growing critical language and discourse awareness of power... more...

  • Reimagining Processby Kyle Jensen

    Southern Illinois University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    For more than four decades, the dominant model for pedagogy and research in the field of composition has been a how -centered process approach to writing instruction, which involves studying the writing that students produce to expose the various stages of their writing process. By looking at notes, outlines, and multiple drafts, often presented... more...

  • Studies in the History of the English Language VIby Michael Adams; Laurel J. Brinton; R.D. Fulk

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The relationships among data, evidence, and methodology in English historical linguistics are perennially vexed. This volume? which ranges chronologically from Old to Present-Day English and from manuscripts to corpora? challenges a wide variety of assumptions and practices and illustrates how diverse methods and approaches construct evidence... more...

  • Business English für Personalerby Annette Bosewitz; René Bosewitz; Frank Wörner

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2014; US$ 38.69

    <!-- Generated by XStandard version on 2015-01-13T11:12:52 --><p>Sicher auf Englisch diskutieren und verhandeln! Dieses Buch vermittelt Ihnen in 16 Kernthemen das gesamte Know-how speziell für die Personalarbeit. So können Sie aussagekräftige englische Stellenausschreibungen erstellen und Bewerberunterlagen bewerten. Die Autoren... more...

  • Keywords for American Cultural Studies, Second Editionby Bruce Burgett; Glenn Hendler

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 21.25

    Since its initial publication, scholars and students alike have turned to Keywords for American Cultural Studies as an invaluable resource for understanding key terms and debates in the fields of American studies and cultural studies. As scholarship has continued to evolve, this revised and expanded second edition offers indispensable meditations... more...

  • Early Years Second Language Educationby Sandie Mourão; Mónica Lourenço

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The age for early language learning has dropped dramatically in the past decade to include children under 6 years old, yet very little published research exists to support the implementation of such programmes. Drawing on a synthesis of theory, research and practice, this edited volume makes an innovative contribution to literature concerning language... more...

  • Teaching English Language Learners K–12by Jerry Jesness

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Bring the English language to life with this valuable new resource! Some say that learning a second language is like drinking water from a fire hose. But teaching it does not have to be like standing under Niagara Falls. This is the fundamental message of Jerry Jesness? new quick-start guide Teaching English Language Learners K-12. In our climate,... more...

  • Corpus Interrogation and Grammatical Patternsby Kristin Davidse; Caroline Gentens; Lobke Ghesquière; Lieven Vandelanotte; Tinne Van Rompaey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This article proposes a classification of speech functions of variable tag questions in British English conversations. Based on intonational, conversational and formal criteria the analysis shows that tag questions can not only function as questions and statements, but also as responses, commands and offers. A large group of tag questions cannot be... more...

  • Business English für Controlling & Financeby Frank Wörner; Annette Bosewitz; René Bosewitz

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2014; US$ 33.85

    Wenn Sie im Controlling überzeugen auf Englisch kommunizieren und präsentieren wollen, benötigen Sie dafür spezielle Vokabeln, Vorlagen und Textbausteine. Dieses Buch vermittelt Ihnen das gesamte Know-how. Im Buch finden Sie Fachvokabular ebenso wie Präsentationen und Gesprächsleitfäden - von der Gewinn- und Verlustrechnung bis zum Jahresbericht. Inhalte:Umfangreiches... more...

  • Essential Grammar for Today's Writers, Students, and Teachersby Nancy Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    This innovative grammar text is an ideal resource for writers, language students, and current and future classroom teachers who need an accessible "refresher" in a step-by-step guide to essential grammar. Rather than becoming mired in overly detailed linguistic definitions, Nancy Sullivan helps writers and students understand and apply grammatical... more...