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Modern English

  • Thinking on the Pageby Martha Schulman; Gwen Hyman

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 19.99

    Take Charge of Your Writing--and Dazzle Your Instructors! It can be a challenge to achieve writing excellence, but it doesn't have to be mysterious, and it's definitely not impossible. To present powerful ideas effectively in your college essays, you need to break away from rigid rules and structures and start thinking on the page. With this book,... more...

  • Narrative Matters in Medical Contexts across Disciplinesby Franziska Gygax; Miriam A. Locher

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 135.00

    The benefits of incorporating narrative methods in teaching and learning in medical education are now widely accepted through the work of scholars including Rita Charon, Brian Hurwitz and Trisha Greenhalgh. In this chapter we consider issues that arise during the process of implementing the teaching of narrative medicine within a medical curriculum... more...

  • One Day in the Life of the English Languageby Frank L. Cioffi

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Generations of student writers have been subjected to usage handbooks that proclaim, ?This is the correct form. Learn it??books that lay out a grammar, but don?t inspire students to use it. By contrast, this antihandbook handbook, presenting some three hundred sentences drawn from the printed works of a single, typical day in the life of the language?December... more...

  • Higher English for CfE: Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluationby Ann Bridges; Colin Eckford; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 15.98

    A brand new edition of the former Higher English: Close Reading , completely revised and updated for the new Higher element (Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation) - worth 30% of marks in the final exam!. We are working with SQA to secure endorsement for this title. Written by two highly experienced authors this book shows you how to practice... more...

  • AQA GCSE English Language Grades 1-5 Student bookby Robert Francis; Sarah Forrest; Roger Lane

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 28.78

    Target grade improvement at every level and enable each and every student to fulfil their potential by boosting the knowledge and skills they need to understand the demands of the new AQA GCSE English Language examinations. AQA GCSE English Language delivers more support in understanding and preparing for the new question types and exam-paper structure... more...

  • AQA GCSE English Language Grades 5-9 Student's Bookby Steve Eddy; Susan Aykin; Jude Ensaff

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 28.78

    Target grade improvement at every level and enable each and every student to fulfil their potential by boosting the knowledge and skills they need to understand the demands of the new AQA GCSE English Language examinations. AQA GCSE English Language delivers more support in understanding and preparing for the new question types and exam-paper structure... more...

  • Grammatical Change in English World-Wideby Peter Collins

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 158.00

    This chapter examines the use of the progressive aspect in Black South African English (BSAfE) since the late 19th century in corpora of fiction and newspapers. Previous research points to on-going change in native varieties and the extension to stative contexts in non-native varieties of English. The findings are: There has been a consistent increase... more...

  • Effective Curriculum for Teaching L2 Writingby Eli Hinkel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Effective Curriculum for Teaching L2 Writing sets out a clear big picture for curricular thinking about L2 writing pedagogy and offers a step-by-step guide to curriculum design with practical examples and illustrations. Its main purpose is to help pre-service and practicing teachers design courses for teaching academic writing and to do this as... more...

  • English Wordsby Francis Katamba

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    How do we find the right word for the job? Where does that word come from? Why do we spell it like that? And how do we know what it means? Words are all around us - we use them every day to communicate our joys, fears, hopes, opinions, wishes and demands - but we don't often think about them too deeply. In this highly accessible introduction to English... more...