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  • Sonderedition 30 Minuten Kommunikation & Rhetorikby Stéphane Etrillard; Anno Lauten; Jutta Portner

    Gabal Verlag 2015; US$ 14.07

    Kommunikative Kompetenz ist im Privatleben so wichtig wie im Beruf. Trainieren Sie Ihre Kommunikation und profitieren Sie davon auch in Verhandlungen, Präsentationen oder im Konfliktmanagement. 30 Minuten Schlagfertigkeit Kommunikation ist die Basis des Austausches zwischen Menschen. Faire Dialektik hat das Ziel, den Gesprächspartner langfristig... more...

  • Bilingualer Geschichtsunterrichtby Michael Maset

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 22.89

    Der Bilinguale Geschichtsunterricht findet an immer mehr Schulen in ganz Deutschland statt. Dass Geschichte zumindest zeitweise auf Englisch unterrichtet wird ist also ein Erfolgsmodell, dessen Ergebnisse allerdings aus fachdidaktischer Sicht kaum untersucht und teils fragwürdig sind. Dieses Buch zeigt anhand von Unterrichtsbeispielen wie moderner... more...

  • Sprachliches Rollenverhaltenby Marcus Müller

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This corpus pragmatic study addresses the symptomatic function of lexical and grammatical constructions in relation to the speaker?s affiliation with groups that develop discourses through their shared social position. It uses a corpus of spoken and written communications on the bioethics debate to examine qualitative and quantitative... more...

  • Where do nouns come from?by John B. Haviland

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 120.00

    All established languages, spoken or signed, make a distinction between nouns and verbs. Even a young sign language emerging within a family of deaf individuals has been found to mark the noun-verb distinction, and to use handshape type to do so. Here we ask whether handshape type is used to mark the noun-verb distinction in a gesture system invented... more...

  • Converging Grammarsby Debra Ziegeler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume provides a much-needed, critical overview of the field of constructions and construction grammar in the context of Singapore English, and poses the question of identifying a construction in contact when the lexicon is derived from one language and the syntax from another. Case studies are illustrated in which the possibility... more...

  • Culture and Identity through English as a Lingua Francaby Will Baker

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The use of English as a lingua franca (ELF) on a global scale forces a reassessment of our understanding of the relationships between language, culture and identity in intercultural communication. This book outlines how we might conceive of this relationship in the fluid communicative practices of ELF, which leads to a revaluation of notions... more...

  • Researching Creative Writingby Jen Webb

    Frontinus Ltd 2015; US$ 100.00

    In this learned but practical book, Jen Webb shows how ‘research practices can invigorate writing; creative practices can invigorate research; and - if properly organised and managed - creative writing can operate as a mode of knowledge generation, a way of exploring problems and answering questions that matter in our current context’. Researching... more...

  • Exhilarating Proseby Barry Healey; Cordelia Strube

    Baraka Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    This smartly illustrated literary miscellanea is intended to stimulate readers and writers of English prose. From ?dead language ? the speaks? (i.e., ad-speak, media-speak, corporate-speak) through ?re-writing ? Again?? to rules (to obey or not to obey), authors Barry Healey and Cordelia Strube examine what makes good and bad writing. With tongue... more...

  • Signs of Literatureby Kenneth James Hughes

    Talonbooks 2015; US$ 19.95

    The history of language as a made thing – a linguistic and structuralist primer. more...

  • The Power of Writingby Christiane Donahue; Kelly Blewett; Michael Mastanduno; Joesph Harris

    Dartmouth College Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    Why writing matters in higher education more...