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  • Assessing Vocabularyby John Read

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This volume presents a framework that expands the traditional concept of a vocabulary test. more...

  • Assessing Writingby Sara Cushing Weigle

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This book provides language teachers with guidelines to develop suitable writing tests. more...

  • Strategic Language Learningby Xuesong Gao

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 49.95

    A monograph that reports on a longitudinal inquiry into mainland Chinese undergraduates' language learning experiences in an English medium university in a multilingual setting with a focus on their strategic language learning efforts. more...

  • Why Do Languages Change?by Larry Trask

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Packed with fascinating examples, this entertaining book explores changes in the English language over time. more...

  • Apposition in Contemporary Englishby Charles F. Meyer

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 38.00 US$ 31.16

    A detailed discussion of the linguistic relation apposition and its usage in various kinds of speech and writing. more...

  • Etymology and Grammatical Discourse in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Agesby Mark E. Amsler

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 165.00

    This study focuses on the uses of the grammatical concept of etymologia in primarily Latin writings from the early Middle Ages. Etymologia is a fundamental procedure and discursive strategy in the philosophy and analysis of language in early medieval Latin grammar, as well as in Biblical exegesis, encyclopedic writing, theology, and philosophy. Read... more...

  • Becoming One Communityby Kathleen Fay; Suzanne Whaley

    Stenhouse Publishers 2004; US$ 23.99

    More and more classrooms across the country are filled with children who speak languages other than English. In these diverse classrooms, many teachers struggle with how to create reading and writing instruction that is appropriate for their English language learners. In Becoming One Community , Kathleen Fay and Suzanne Whaley provide expert guidance... more...

  • Code-Switching in Early Englishby Herbert Schendl; Laura Wright

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 145.96

    The frequent mixing of different languages in early English texts, especially Latin, English and French, has been neglected by historical English linguistics. The contributions in this volume approach this phenomenon within the framework of code-switching theory and, based on a variety of text types from Old to early modern English, show... more...

  • Electraby Euros Bowen

    University of Wales Press 1984; US$ 8.00

    Y mae dramâu mawr trasig y Groegiaid, a dyfodd o gân a dawns a defod, yn cynnwys cymeriadau a digwyddiadau ysgytwol, sydd yn creu pendroni ar bwerau dychrynllyd bywyd, yn aml yn eu hagweddau fel duwiau. Efallai fod y duwiau wedi mynd, ond fel y dangosodd Freud – gyda pheth cyfiawnhad – y mae’r pwerau’n aros fel dyheadau,... more...

  • Repertoires and Choices in African Languagesby Friederike Lüpke; Anne Storch

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    Africa is one of the hotspots of linguistic diversity, and most African languages are spoken by multilingual communities. The persistence of multilingualism and the linguistic creativity are striking, especially against the backdrop of "language death" and expanding monolingualism elsewhere in the world. This volume deals with multilingualism... more...