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  • Teaching English Language Learners K–12by Jerry Jesness

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Bring the English language to life with this valuable new resource! Some say that learning a second language is like drinking water from a fire hose. But teaching it does not have to be like standing under Niagara Falls. This is the fundamental message of Jerry Jesness? new quick-start guide Teaching English Language Learners K-12. In our climate,... more...

  • Corpus Interrogation and Grammatical Patternsby Kristin Davidse; Caroline Gentens; Lobke Ghesquière; Lieven Vandelanotte; Tinne Van Rompaey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This article proposes a classification of speech functions of variable tag questions in British English conversations. Based on intonational, conversational and formal criteria the analysis shows that tag questions can not only function as questions and statements, but also as responses, commands and offers. A large group of tag questions cannot be... more...

  • Pronunciation in EFL Instructionby Jolanta Szpyra-Kozlowska

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    In view of recent debates on the global spread of English and its international lingua franca role, what pronunciation models are appropriate for millions of EFL learners? Which aspects of English phonetics should be taught to foreign students and which can be neglected with little loss to successful communication? How can English pronunciation be... more...

  • If I Was You...by Lauren Sussman

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    An essential handbook for righting grammatical errors! Was the computer affected by a virus or effected by it? Did you see two deers in the woods or two deer? Should the lab report be sent to Tom and me or Tom and I? If I Was You... provides the tools you need to correct the grammatical mistakes you've been making. Each entry includes sample... more...

  • Die doppelte Pragmatik der Fiktionalitätby Katharina Kerl

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 68.89

    In welchem Verhältnis stehen Texte, die wir gemeinhin als fiktionale bezeichnen, zur Wirklichkeit ihrer Rezipienten? Vor dem Hintergrund einer Auseinandersetzung mit der Poetik des Renaissancedichters Torquato Tasso (1544?1595) greift Katharina Kerl diese in der Literaturtheorie viel diskutierte Frage auf und beantwortet sie mit der These einer 'doppelten... more...

  • 10 Languages You'll Need Most in the Classroomby Garth Sundem; Jan Krieger; Kristi Pikiewicz

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    Break through language barriers and put ELL students at ease in your classroom! More than ever before, K–12 educators in today's classrooms teach students from diverse language backgrounds. This handy reference guide to the ten most common languages of students who do not speak English—Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Arabic, Tagalog, Haitian Creole,... more...

  • Historical Sociolinguisticsby Terttu Nevalainen; Helena Raumolin-Brunberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95

    This volume presents a sociolinguistic perspective on the history of the English language. Based on original empirical research, it discusses the social factors that promoted linguistic changes in earlier English, and the people who were the leading force behind them. The authors focus on the major grammatical developments that shaped the language... more...

  • Academic Writingby Stephen Bailey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Most international students need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework, but writing good academic English is one of the most demanding tasks students face. This new, fourth edition of Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students has been completely revised to help students reach this goal. The four main parts of ... more...

  • How Educated English Speak Englishby Ingrid Wotschke

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 52.19

    How do educated English speak English? Does it sound like Oxford or rather like Cockney? Why did traditional pronunciation habits and criteria of acceptability change radically during the 20th century, when even the BBC world service got a new sound? How to cope with the impacts of this change; what is the actual ?standard?? Speech accent is not only... more...