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- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
Installés dans l?espace littéraire francophone, les écrivains venus d?ailleurs insèrent dans leurs écrits en français des particularités incontestables : d?abord les sinuosités discursives de leurs langues de départ, ensuite, des modulations rapidement perceptibles à l?oreille et soutenues par des tournures syntaxiques alambiquées. Ce constat est... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00
This study pertains to the field of studies on Textual Genetics and Enunciation Linguistics and is aimed at analyzing the forms of representation of verbal erasures occurring during the writing process of a story made up by two Brazilian pupils (7 years old). Having assumed “haphazardness” and “dialogism” as the central phenomena... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 18.32
In this fascinating book, Chris Abbott, a leading political analyst, takes a close look at 21 key speeches which have shaped the world today. He examines the power of the arguments embedded in these speeches to inspire people to achieve great things, or do great harm. Abbott draws upon his political expertise to explain how our current understanding... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 15.00
Strong writing skills are essential for success in school, college, and on the job. In 99 Ways to Get Kids to Love Writing, educator Mary Leonhardt provides parents with practical, easy-to-follow tips on how to teach their children the fundamentals of writing and make it fun for them at the same time. Here are just a few of her nuggets of advice:... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2013; US$ 21.63
To understand Aboriginal ways of speaking English leads to better understanding Aboriginal identity, a better engagement in intercultural communication, and learning about the complexities of how English is used by and with Aboriginal people in the legal process. This new collection by Professor Diana Eades addresses the way non-traditional language... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Writing centers in universities and colleges aim to help student writers develop practices that will make them better writers in the long term and that will improve their draft papers in the short term. The tutors who work in writing centers accomplish such goals through one-to-one talk about writing. This book analyzes the aboutness of writing center... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This volume deals with a number of related issues that are becoming increasingly crucial for English studies during this time when most faculty in the field are assistant professors approaching tenure review or associate professors seeking promotion. These critical issues focus on: * The diversity of research and scholarly publication in composition... more...
- UPA 2010; US$ 28.99
This book is designed to assist international graduate students as they expand their linguistic and strategic repertoires in academic English conversations. An excellent resource for either classroom instruction or for self-study, it provides effective confidence-building strategies that speakers can try when participating in a range of different academic... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1992; US$ 27.95
Academic Discourse and Critical Consciousnes traces the attempts of one writing teacher to understand theoretically - and to respond pedagogically - to what happens when students from diverse backgrounds learn to use language in college. Critical of even her own previous work, Patricia Bizzell presents a picture of how she has grappled with major... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95
The first full-length account integrating both the cognitive and sociological aspects of reading and writing in the academy, this unique volume covers educational research on reading and writing, rhetorical research on writing in the disciplines, cognitive research on expertise in ill-defined problems, and sociological and historical research on the... more...