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  • Managing Evaluation and Innovation in Language Teachingby Pauline Rea Dickins; Kevin Germaine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    Managing Evaluation and Innovation in Language Teaching focuses on the connections to be made between evaluation and change in language education with a specific focus on English Language Teaching. The book demonstrates the central importance of evaluation in relation to language projects and programmes, the management of change and innovation, and... more...

  • Linguistic History of Italian, Aby Martin Maiden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    A Linguistic History of Italian offers a clear and concise explanation of why modern Italian grammar has become the way it is. It focuses on the effects of historical changes on the modern structure of Italian, revealing patterns and structures which are not always apparent to those who are only familiar with modern Italian. Although the book concentrates... more...

  • Teaching and Language Corporaby Anne Wichmann; Steven Fligelstone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Corpora are well-established as a resource for language research; they are now also increasingly being used for teaching purposes. This book is the first of its kind to deal explicitly and in a wide-ranging way with the use of corpora in teaching. It contains an extensive collection of articles by corpus linguists and practising teachers, covering... more...

  • Causatives and Causationby Jae Jung Song

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Causatives and Causation is the first comprehensive study of causative constructions found in the world's languages. This important new research, based on a data base of more than 600 languages, not only investigates fully the richness and variety of causative types, but also presents an alternative perspective to the traditional typological approach.... more...

  • Discourse and Creativityby Rodney Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.99

    Discourse and Creativity examines the way different approaches to discourse analysis conceptualize the notion of creativity and address it analytically. It includes examples of studies of creativity from a variety of traditions and examines the following key areas, how people interpret and use discourse, the processes and practices of discourse... more...

  • Linguistics - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourselfby David Hornsby

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 9.99

    Written by David Hornsby, who is a current Linguistics lecturer and researcher at the University of Kent, Linguistics - The Essentials is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing... more...

  • Linguistics - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourselfby David Hornsby

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; Not Available

    The masterclass for the faster pass more...

  • Linguistics - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourselfby David Hornsby

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 23.27

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  • Plurilingual Educationby Patrick Grommes; Adelheid Hu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 113.00

    Children educated in Catalonia are growing in a multilingual environment. Catalan is their school language but not necessarily their home or social language. Our goal was to track the presence of such multilingual input in the written lexicon of 2,436 students throughout compulsory schooling. Participants were asked to write down as many names as they... more...

  • Technology-mediated TBLTby Marta González-Lloret; Lourdes Ortega

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This chapter describes and evaluates an intermediate online, task-based Chinese course through an analysis of learner performance on the course tasks and assessments, including the performance-based assessments (PBAs) developed specifically for the course. After a brief consideration of online instruction and task-based language teaching (TBLT), the... more...