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  • Red Herrings and White Elephantsby Albert Jack; Ama Page

    John Blake 2007; US$ 9.99

    Have you ever wondered what phrases such as 'square meal', 'load of old codswallop', 'egg on your face' or 'in the limelight' mean? Where do they come from? Have you ever taken a moment to wonder what we say actually means? The origins of hundreds of common phrases are explained in this irreverent journey through the most fascinating and richest... more...

  • Brunei Englishby David Deterding; Salbrina Sharbawi

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This detailed survey of Brunei English reflects the burgeoning academic interest in the many new varieties of English which are fast evolving around the world. Wholly up to date, the study is based on careful analysis of a substantial dataset that provides real-life examples of usage to illustrate the narrative throughout.As well as a thorough account... more...

  • Schlüsselqualifikationenby Reiner Ponschab; Adrian Schweizer; Ivo Greiter; Gerhard Lochmann; Reiner Ponschab; Adrian Schweizer; Rouven Soudry

    Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt 2008; US$ 42.00

    Oft steht allerdings der Umfang des universitären Informationsangebotes in keinem Verhältnis zur elementaren Bedeutung, die diese Qualifikationen für das spätere Berufsleben des jungen Juristen haben werden. Das von Reiner Ponschab und Adrian Schweizer herausgegebene Buch zum Thema bietet dem Studenten, aber auch dem juristischen Berufsanfänger die... more...

  • Deverbal Adjectives at the Interfaceby Isabel Oltra-Massuet

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This volume explores the syntactic, semantic and morphological properties of -ble adjectives from a comparative perspective within Distributed Morphology. The proposal implicates a number of central issues in the syntax-semantics-morphology interface, e.g. cross-category derivations, verb classification, locus of linguistic variation, or status of... more...

  • Social Dynamics in Second Language Accentby Alene Moyer; John M. Levis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    This volume offers a definitive source for understanding social influences in L2 pronunciation, demonstrating the importance of empirical findings from a number of research perspectives, and outlining the directions that future work can take. The aim is to present a coherent argument for the significance of social factors and how they contribute to... more...

  • The Powers of Literacy (RLE Edu I)by Bill Cope; Mary Kalantzis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Literacy remains a contentious and polarized educational, media and political issue. What has emerged from the continuing debate is a recognition that literacy in education is allied closely with matters of language and culture, ideology and discourse, knowledge and power. Drawing perspectives variously from critical social theory and cultural studies,... more...

  • Classroom discourse in EFL teaching: A cross-cultural perspectiveby Katrin Strobelberger

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 50.97

    Hauptbeschreibung This study analyses examples of classroom discourse, one of the most important influences on students' experience in schools, in EFL classes. The central idea of the author's enquiry is to compare classroom discourse in two secondary schools in two European countries, namely Austria on the one hand, and Spain on the other hand.... more...

  • English on the Moveby Annette Kern-Stähler; David Britain

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 55.51

    Hauptbeschreibung All the world seems to be on the move." So began Sheller and Urry's declaration of a 'new mobilities paradigm', a critique of what they called the sedentarism of contemporary social theory. In linguistic, literary and cultural studies, mobility and movement have been receiving increasing critical attention for at least two decades.... more...

  • Moderne Dramendidaktik für den Englischunterrichtby Rüdiger Ahrens; Maria Eisenmann; Matthias Merkl

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 63.98

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Sammelband stellt mit einem stringenten Konzept moderne Methoden der Behandlung von englischsprachigen Texten in allen Schultypen und auf allen Unterrichtsstufen vor. Diese werden aus der interaktiven Didaktik heraus abgeleitet, die den Englischunterricht als performatives Lehr- und Lernverhalten begreift. Deshalb wird dieses... more...

  • Dictionnaire Étymologique des Éléments Francais du Luxembourgeoisby Geneviève Bender-Berland; Johannes Kramer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 54.84

    Hauptbeschreibung La langue nationale du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, le luxembourgeois,est la langue d'origine germanique comportant le plus grand nombre d'éléments français, mais jusqu'à ce jour aucune étude linguistique d'importance n'a été entreprise dans ce domaine, de sorte que l'absence d'un dictionnaire présentant l'histoire des éléments français... more...