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  • Maranga Mai! Te Reo and Marae in Crisis?by Merata Kawharu

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 31.99

    In recent decades, New Zealand Maori have made huge efforts to reinvigorate their language ( te reo ) and the life of tribal meeting places ( marae ) as the twin cornerstones of Maori identity. Maori television and radio stations have been set up, a Maori Language Commission established, and language emersion early childcare centers ( kohanga reo... more...

  • A Question of Traditionby Kathryn Hellerstein

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    In A Question of Tradition , Kathryn Hellerstein explores the roles that women poets played in forming a modern Yiddish literary tradition. Women who wrote in Yiddish go largely unrecognized outside a rapidly diminishing Yiddish readership. Even in the heyday of Yiddish literature, they were regarded as marginal. But for over four centuries, women... more...

  • The Sarashina Diaryby Takasue no Musume Sugawara no; Sonja Arntzen; Moriyuki Ito

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    A thousand years ago, a young Japanese girl embarked on a journey from the wild East Country to the capital. She began a diary that she would continue to write for the next forty years and compile later in life, bringing lasting prestige to her family. Some aspects of the author?s life and text seem curiously modern. She married late and identified... more...

  • Words in Time and Placeby David Crystal

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    Did you know that the English language has over 150 words for the adjective 'drunk' developed over 1,000 years? Be prepared to learn words you have never heard before, find out fascinating facts behind everyday words, and be surprised at how lively and varied the English language can be. Published to critical acclaim in 2009, the Historical... more...

  • Language in Interactionby Inbal Arnon; Marisa Casillas; Chigusa Kurumada; Bruno Estigarribia

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    It is generally assumed that adults learn how to talk with children in a special style called child-directed speech. But this cannot be the whole story. Each child’s ability to speak and understand is a moving target, changing yearly, weekly, even daily. How could adults adapt to these changes? Evidence shows that in conversation both adults... more...

  • Unspeakable Sentences (Routledge Revivals)by Ann Banfield

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1982, this title grew from a series of essays on various aspects of narrative style; the result is a finished product that melds literary theory with linguistic methodology. It is argued that, where linguistic theory intersects with literary theory, it is narrative that provides the crucial ?experiment? for deciding between a communication... more...

  • Colloquial Tibetanby Jonathan Samuels

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Colloquial Tibetan provides a step-by-step course in Central Tibetan as it is spoken by native speakers. Combining a thorough treatment of the language as it is used in everyday situations with an accurate written representation of this spoken form, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in... more...

  • Colloquial Urduby Tej K Bhatia; Ashok Koul

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Colloquial Urdu provides a step-by-step course in Urdu as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Urdu in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.... more...

  • Fremdsprachenunterricht lernwirksam gestaltenby Ines de Florio-Hansen

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 28.17

    Die Ergebnisse der empirischen Unterrichtsforschung, z. B. die Studien von Hattie (2009, 2012), Marzano (1998) und Wellenreuther (2004, Neubearb. 2013), zeigen, dass alle Schülerinnen und Schüler größere Lernerfolge erzielen können, wenn der Unterricht stärker von der Lehrperson gesteuert wird. Anhand von Beispielen für Englisch, Französisch und Spanisch... more...

  • Case Configuration and Noun Phrase Interpretationby Helen Dehoop

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...