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Study & Teaching

  • English for Everyone English Grammar Guideby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2016; Not Available

    English for Everyone is an exciting and comprehensive self-study course for adults learning English as a foreign language. This course is a unique new series with a visual, engaging, and easy to follow style to make the English language easy to learn. The English for Everyone Grammar Guide is a detailed visual reference that makes even the trickiest... more...

  • Racialized Identities in Second Language Learningby Uju Anya

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Racialized Identities in Second Language Learning: Speaking Blackness in Brazil provides a critical overview and original sociolinguistic analysis of the African American experience in second language learning. More broadly, this book introduces the idea of second language learning as "transformative socialization": how learners, instructors, and... more...

  • Ethnographic Perspectives on Academic Writingby Brian Paltridge; Sue Starfield; Christine M. Tardy

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 46.92

    This book argues that adopting ethnographically oriented perspectives on research into academic writing is a valuable means of deepening understanding of the social influences on language use and individuals' experiences in academic writing contexts, helping to gain insider views of writers' experiences, writing practices, and the contexts in which... more...

  • Crosslinguistic Influence in Multilingualsby Wai Lan Tsang

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 25.00

    This book connects the topics of third language acquisition, reverse transfer and the Interface Hypothesis. It reports on a study of Cantonese, English and French multilinguals in Hong Kong and investigates whether the acquisition and use of a later acquired language has an effect on the reception and production of one acquired earlier. more...

  • Bilingualer Unterricht im Fokus der Biologiedidaktikby Petra Duske

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 26.64

    Petra Duske zeigt, dass sich bilingualer Fachunterricht zur Aufrechterhaltung der Schülermotivation im Sachfach und zum Erwerb vergleichbaren Wissens wie im deutschsprachigen Biologieunterricht eignet. Der Unterrichtskontext im Sinne einer thematischen Einbettung scheint eine untergeordnete Rolle für Motivation und Wissenserwerb zu spielen. Dies sind... more...

  • Language, Identity and Education on the Arabian Peninsulaby Louisa Buckingham

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 40.00

    This collection examines the urban multilingual realities of inhabitants of the Arabian Peninsula in the early 21st century from the perspectives of learners, teachers and researchers. Focusing on both public and private spheres, it considers the importance of both English and immigrants? languages in a context of rapid socioeconomic development. more...

  • Reflective Practice as Professional Developmentby Atsuko Watanabe

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 25.00

    This book presents an exploration of reflective practice with Japanese teachers of English as participants. It illustrates how reflective practice facilitated the development of professional identity and teacher cognition. The author reflects on her own engagement in the study and emphasises the importance of reflexivity in conducting research. more...

  • English Language Teaching as a Second Careerby Sarah J. Shin

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 25.00

    This book explores the experiences of 30 men and women who train to teach ESL as a second career. It provides portraits of these individuals as they develop as teachers and launch their new careers. A welcome addition to the growing literature on teacher development, this book will be an important resource for anyone working in TESOL. more...

  • The Aboutness of Writing Center Talkby Jo Mackiewicz

    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...

  • Presenting an Effective and Dynamic Technical Paperby William B. Krantz

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 39.95

    Presenting an Effective and Dynamic Technical Paper: A Guidebook for Novice and Experienced Speakers in a Multicultural World is intended for inexperienced speakers as well as those aspiring to improve their communication skills in making either formal or informal presentations on a technical subject. The book focuses on how to make presentations... more...