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  • Teaching Chinese Literacy in the Early Yearsby Hui Li

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Chinese language is now used by a quarter of the world?s population and is increasingly popular as a second language. Teaching Chinese Literacy in the Early Years comprehensively investigates the psychology, pedagogy and practice involved in teaching Chinese literacy to young children. This text not only explores the psycholinguistic and... more...

  • Creating Critical Classroomsby Mitzi Lewison; Christine Leland; Jerome C. Harste

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    This popular text articulates a powerful theory of critical literacy?in all its complexity. Critical literacy practices encourage students to use language to question the everyday world, interrogate the relationship between language and power, analyze popular culture and media, understand how power relationships are socially constructed, and consider... more...

  • English L2 Reading: Getting to the Bottomby Barbara M. Birch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    English L2 Reading, Third Edition offers teachers research-based insights into bottom-up skills in reading English as a second language and a solid foundation on which to build reading instruction. Core linguistic and psycholinguistic concepts are presented within the context of their application to teaching. The goal is to balance or supplement... more...

  • 1001 Brilliant Writing Ideasby Ron Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    How often do you hear your pupils cry 'what can I write about?' With over 1000 different ?story-starters? across a vast range of genres this versatile book provides food for thought for pupils of a wide range of ages and abilities. more...

  • Extraordinary Women from U.S. Historyby Chari R. Greenberg Smith

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 39.00

    Bring the women who shaped American history to life in the_ classroom! Each script embraces an event or portion of these famous womens lives, and illustrates the contribution that the women made in shaping history in politics, art, sports and medicine. Readers Theatre format empowers students to focus on learning about historical events of the womens... more...

  • The Secular Visionariesby Joel Gwynne

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 81.00

    This retrospective study examines short fiction in the context of stylistic tradition in New Zealand’s literary history. By exploring the extent to which the major exponents of twentieth-century short fiction extend the traditions of realism and impressionism as initiated by Katherine Mansfield and Frank Sargeson, this study embraces the stylistic... more...

  • Baptism by Yang Jiangby Judith M. Amory; Yaohua Shi; Jiang Yang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2007; US$ 40.00

    The characters in this vivid, witty, and engrossing novel, set in a Beijing literary institute right after the revolution, are a group of intellectuals from the old society adjusting to a new reality. There is a love story, intrigue, back-biting, and deception, familiar circumstances of academic life. more...

  • The Bewitching Braidby David Brookshaw

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 27.00

    The novel is a fascinating look into the inner world of the Eurasian inhabitants of the city, and their relationship with their Chinese and Portuguese legacies. more...

  • All the King's Womenby Mimi Chan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2000; US$ 20.00

    This book is a work of historical fiction and gives an insider view of life within that household. more...

  • Brushing History Against the Grainby Qingxin Lin

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 40.00

    This book explores some essential features of the Chinese new historical fiction (NHF) and its socio-cultural implications. It argues that the NHF constitutes an oppositional discourse that rejects, both the grand narrative of linear (revolutionary) history, which dominates Chinese official historiography, and na´ve confidence in 'Chinese modernity.' more...