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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
Social Literacies develops new and critical approaches to the understanding of literacy in an international perspective. It represents part of the current trend towards a broader consideration of literacy as social practices, and as its title suggests, it focuses on the social nature of reading and writing and the multiple character of literacy practices.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00
In this paper we briefly introduce keystroke logging as a research method in writing research, focusing more explicitly on the recently developed linguistic analysis technique. In a case study of two elderly people (healthy versus demented), we illustrate some aspects of this linguistic approach. This analysis aggregates event-based data from the character... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 21.95
Designed for educators by the teacher who nurtured and created the Freedom Writers, this standards-based teachers? guide includes innovative teaching techniques that will engage, empower, and enlighten. In response to thousands of letters and e-mails from teachers across the country who learned about Erin Gruwell and her amazing students in The Freedom... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2000; US$ 45.00
From the pen of one of Hong Kong's leading writers, Xi Xi (1930 - ), flying Carpet mirrors the past and present of Fertillia, an island city situated on the south-eastern coast of the huge country of Dragonland. Fertillia is of course Hong Kong, and the novel is part history and part imagination, a rich tapestry of the local material culture and... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00
A public librarian introducing young readers to stories from around the world. A social studies teacher wanting to offer students extra credit on a unit about ancient Greece. A Spanish teacher who needs to generate some excitement and interest about Hispanic culture. All of these educators can achieve their goals by utilizing the internationally themed... more...
- Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 19.95
In this major new text, Joshua Fishman charts the rise of vernacular literacy in Europe, and the major social, economic, religious, political, demographic, educational and philosophical changes that attended it. Following the story up until the present day, the book examines the people who became leaders of the growth of vernacular literacy in Europe,... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 70.00
Through straightforward exposition of rules, numerous examples from scholarly texts, and models demonstrating how to use linguistic information in the text as clues to meaning, the book articulates the grammatical and semantic knowledge that native Hebrew readers bring to the task of reading complex academic prose. It is aimed at students and researchers... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 35.24
Unravel the mysteries of language with J.P. Davidson's remarkable Planet Word. 'The way you speak is who you are and the tones of your voice and the tricks of your emailing and tweeting and letter-writing, can be recognised unmistakably in the minds of those who know and love you.' Stephen Fry From feral children to fairy-tale princesses,... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 31.99
Are you looking for a complete course in English as a foreign language which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete English as a Foreign Language will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 40.00
Written by an award-winning practitioner, English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies that Work offers educators a five-step methodology for teaching this burgeoning population. Rather than viewing these students through the typical lens of "deficits" they might have, the process helps educators recognize and use the assets ELLs bring to the... more...