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  • From Testing to Assessmentby Clifford Hill; Kate Parry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    From Testing to Assessment: English as an International Language provides a critical review of conventional and alternative approaches to the assessment of English literacy skills in various parts of the world. It presents empirical studies conducted in three major settings: in countries such as Japan and Brazil where English functions as the language... more...

  • Strategic Language Learningby Xuesong Gao

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 49.95

    A monograph that reports on a longitudinal inquiry into mainland Chinese undergraduates' language learning experiences in an English medium university in a multilingual setting with a focus on their strategic language learning efforts. more...

  • Why Do Languages Change?by Larry Trask

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    Packed with fascinating examples, this entertaining book explores changes in the English language over time. more...

  • From OV to VO in Early Middle Englishby Carola Trips

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 195.00

    This monograph answers the question of why English changed from an OV to a VO language on the assumption that this change is due to intensive language contact with Scandinavian. It shows for the first time that the English language was much more heavily influenced by Scandinavian than assumed before, i.e., northern Early Middle English texts clearly... more...

  • Apposition in Contemporary Englishby Charles F. Meyer

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 38.00

    A detailed discussion of the linguistic relation apposition and its usage in various kinds of speech and writing. more...

  • English in Language Shiftby Rajend Mesthrie

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 53.00

    Rajend Mesthrie examines the rise of a new variety of English among Indian migrant workers indentured on the plantations of Natal in South Africa. more...

  • Becoming One Communityby Kathleen Fay; Suzanne Whaley

    Stenhouse Publishers 2004; US$ 18.00

    More and more classrooms across the country are filled with children who speak languages other than English. In these diverse classrooms, many teachers struggle with how to create reading and writing instruction that is appropriate for their English language learners. In Becoming One Community , Kathleen Fay and Suzanne Whaley provide expert guidance... more...

  • Networks and Knowledge in Roget's Thesaurusby Werner Hüllen

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 109.99

    In this book Werner H--uuml--;llen examines Roget's Thesaurus in relation to linguistics, philosophy and history. He explores the influence of Roget's Thesaurus abroad (Germany and the Romance countries). He epitomizes its history and compares the various editions of the book. In lexical case studies he evaluates some entries with pertinence... more...

  • The Rise of the To-Infinitiveby Bettelou Los

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 59.99

    This book describes the historical emergence and spread of the to-infinitive in English. It shows that to + infinitive emerged from a reanalysis of the preposition to plus a deverbal nominalization, which spread first to purpose clauses, then to other nonfinite environments. The book challenges the traditional reasoning that infinitives must have been... more...

  • Konfrontative Pädagogikby Jens Weidner

    Springer Fachmedien 2010; US$ 39.99

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