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Study & Teaching

  • Colloquial Zuluby Sandra Sanneh; Mary Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 74.95

    Colloquial Zulu: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Zulu as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to... more...

  • Quantitative Methods for Second Language Researchby Carsten Roever; Aek Phakiti

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.00

    Quantitative Methods for Second Language Research introduces approaches to and techniques for quantitative data analysis in second language research, with a primary focus on second language learning and assessment research. It takes a conceptual, problem-solving approach by emphasizing the understanding of statistical theory and its application... more...

  • Content-Based Language Teachingby Roy Lyster

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 14.95

    This module explores the content-driven approach to language teaching, or the teaching of nonlinguistic content such as geography, history, or science using the target language. It lays out effective techniques that help facilitate students’ comprehension of curricular content and also discusses how teacher collaboration and students’ L1s affect this... more...

  • Post-Lingual Chinese Language Learningby Jinghe Han

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 50.19

    This book presents a thought-provoking challenge to mainstream theories of second language learning. Focusing on Chinese Hanzi, a self-sufficient meaning-making system that operates via visual shape and the logic built into its formation, it analyses ‘post-lingual’ pedagogy. The author examines this ‘language beyond language’ or linguistic theories,... more...

  • Chancengerechtigkeit und Integration durch frühe (Sprach-)Förderung?by Doris Edelmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 34.33

    Im Zentrum der Studie geht es um die Frage, wie Chancengerechtigkeit und Integration durch frühe Förderung – vor allem Sprachförderung – unterstützt werden können. Basierend auf einer interdisziplinären Verortung wird der komplexen Fragestellung entlang einer qualitativ angelegten Längsschnittuntersuchung von dreißig Familien nachgegangen. Konzeptuell... more...

  • English for the IB MYP 2by Zara Kaiserimam; Ana de Castro

    Hodder Education 2017; US$ 18.99

    A concept-driven and assessment-focused approach to English language acquisition teaching and learning. - Approaches each chapter with statements of inquiry framed by key and related concepts, set in a global context - Supports every aspect of assessment using tasks designed by an experienced MYP educator - Differentiates and extends learning with... more...

  • Teaching Queerby Stacey Waite

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2017; US$ 26.95

    Teaching Queer looks closely at student writing, transcripts of class discussions, and teaching practices in first-year writing courses to articulate queer theories of literacy and writing instruction, while also considering the embodied actuality of being a queer teacher. Rather than positioning queerness as connected only to queer texts or queer... more...

  • Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part One)by Munther Younes; Makda Weatherspoon; Maha Saliba Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 89.00

    ‘Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part One) offers a groundbreaking introduction to Arabic as it is written and spoken by native speakers. It combines a progressive and rigorous grounding in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) – the form employed for reading, writing and formal speaking – with an innovative integration of the spoken Levantine variety used in everyday... more...

  • Inclusive Teaching Strategies for Discipline-based English Studiesby Hing Wa (Helena) Sit

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 93.39

    This book presents empirical findings that reveal various teaching strategies and responses from two sub-cultural groups of students, i.e. local Hong Kong and Mainland students, with regard to their English studies. It puts forward a constructive model for innovative teaching strategies to enhance language attainment and classroom interaction in... more...

  • Learning Business English in Chinaby Zuocheng Zhang

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 93.39

    This book analyses the learning experiences of students of Business English at a Chinese university. It addresses several topical issues in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) education and Business English teaching, including how ESP students learn, how they develop multiple identities. In particular, it focuses on their professional identity in the... more...