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  • Die romanischen Sprachen als Wissenschaftssprachenby

    Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 83.28

    In der Sprache der Wissenschaften spiegeln sich wichtige Facetten gesamtgesellschaftlicher Entwicklungen. Die Bedeutung der antiken Kulturtraditionen für die europäischen Nationen lässt sich an der Rolle des Lateinischen ablesen, das während des gesamten Mittelalters und bis in die Frühe Neuzeit als Publikations- und Verkehrssprache der gelehrten Welt... more...

  • Grammarby Joanne Adams

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2015; US$ 5.99

    This fun yet informative book ? including common misspellings, how to use punctuation correctly, applying the right tense and good sentence construction ? will turn you from a logophobe to a grammarphile in no time! more...

  • Slayer Slangby Michael Adams

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 13.99

    In its seven years on television, Buffy the Vampire Slayer earned critical acclaim and a massive cult following among teen viewers. One of the most distinguishing features of the show is the innovative way its writers play with language--fabricating new words, morphing existing ones, and throwing usage on its head. The result has been a strikingly... more...

  • Ugetsu Monogatari or Tales of Moonlight and Rain (Routledge Revivals)by Ueda Akinari

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Ugetsu Monogatari , or Tales of Moonlight and Rain numbers among the best-loved Japanese classics. These nine illustrated tales of the supernatural from eighteenth-century Osaka combine popular appeal with a high literary standard. The author expressed his complex views on human life and society in simple yet poetic language. Akinari questioned... more...

  • Teaching and Learning Terminologyby Amparo Alcina

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 128.00

    This volume, which was originally published in Terminology 15:1 (2009), presents and reflects on experiences dealing with terminology training, from a theoretical, practical and professional perspective. Terminology is part of the programmes of several (post)graduate courses, such as Translating and Interpreting, Applied Languages, Information Science... more...

  • Inside Wordsby Janet Allen

    Stenhouse Publishers 2007; US$ 18.99

    We've learned a lot in recent years about the important role vocabulary plays in making meaning, yet many teachers still struggle with vocabulary instruction that goes beyond weekly word lists. Effective vocabulary instruction is particularly vital in the content areas, where the specialized language used by ?insiders? often creates a barrier to... more...

  • Words, Words, Wordsby Janet Allen

    Stenhouse Publishers 1999; US$ 18.99

    Do you spend hours creating word lists and weekly vocabulary tests only to find that your students have "forgotten" the words by the following week? Janet Allen and her students were frustrated with the same problem. Words, Words, Words describes the research that changed the way she and many other teachers teach vocabulary. It offers educators... more...

  • Common Errors and Problems in Englishby Robert Allen

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 12.78

    The Penguin Writers' Guides series provide authoritative, succinct and easy-to-follow guidance on specific aspects of written English. Whether you need to brush up your skills or get to gris with something for the first time, these invaluable Guides will help you find the best way to get your message across clearly and effectively. Common Errors... more...

  • Penguin Writers' Guides: How to Write Better Englishby Robert Allen

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 12.78

    The Penguin Writers' Guides series provides authoritative, succinct and easy-to-follow guidance on specific aspects of written English. Whether you need to brush up your skills or get to grips with something for the first time, these invaluable Guides will help you find the best way to get your message across clearly and effectively. This essential... more...

  • Analyses of Scriptby Gabriel Altmann; Fan Fengxiang

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    This volume presents 12 papers on a new approach to the analysis of writing systems. For the first time, quantitative methods are introduced into this area of research in a systematic way. The individual contributions give an overview about quantitative properties of symbols and of writing systems, introduce methods of analysis, study individual... more...