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  • Effective Teaching of Modern Languagesby Colin Wringe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    This book outines the aims listed in the National Criteria for Modern Languages, which appears in all GCSE language syllabuses. It examines the changes these have brought about in course and lesson planning and content, and the teaching of the various language skills. Detailed descriptions of teaching techniques are provided and each chapter contains... more...

  • A Practical Guide to Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary Schoolby Norbert Pachler; Ana Redondo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    How can you effectively motivate young people to engage with foreign language learning? How can young people engage with new ideas and cultural experiences within and outside the classroom? The new edition of A Practical Guide to Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice and inspiration for training teachers,... more...

  • Post-O-Level Studies in Modern Languagesby C. V. Russell

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Post-O-level Studies in Modern Languages is a 14-chapter book that begins with an explanation of the changing structure of the sixth-form curriculum and the outlining of a model curriculum based on five areas of experience: communication; sociological and cultural aspects; mathematics; scientific education; and aesthetic experience. The book also... more...

  • Negotiating Language Policies in Schoolsby Kate Menken; Ofelia Garcia

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    Educators are at the epicenter of language policy in education. This book explores how they interpret, negotiate, resist, and (re)create language policies in classrooms. Bridging the divide between policy and practice by analyzing their interconnectedness, it examines the negotiation of language education policies in schools around the world, focusing... more...

  • Culture in Language Learningby Hanne Leth Andersen; Karen Lund; Karen Risager

    Aarhus University Press 2006; US$ 29.95

    Classical and modern foreign language studies no longer have a well-defined subject area, and language and culture can no longer be defined according to nations and national identities. New approaches are being developed with theoretical and methodological points of departure in new areas of research: for example, culture studies, anthropology, sociology,... more...

  • The Syntax of the Celtic Languagesby Robert D. Borsley; Ian Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 76.00

    This 1996 book examines Celtic languages in comparative perspective, with a substantial introduction to the field. more...

  • Lost in Translationby Charlie Croker

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 6.99

    Features hundreds of ridiculous examples of the misadventures in English discovered all over the world - from hotel signs to baffling advertisements, such as the German beauty product offering a 'Cream shower for pretentious skin' or the Japanese bar that boasts 'Special cocktails for ladies with nuts'. more...

  • Celtic Linguistics / Ieithyddiaeth Geltaiddby Martin J. Ball; James Fife; Erich Poppe; Jenny Rowland

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 213.00

    This collection of papers on the Brythonic languages of the Celtic group is divided into four parts: Welsh linguistics, Breton and Cornish linguistics, literary linguistics, and historical linguistics. This has resulted in a book providing a thorough and comprehensive coverage of this branch of Celtic studies prepared by leading scholars in the field.... more...

  • Studies in Brythonic Word Orderby James Fife; Erich Poppe

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 188.00

    While Celtic languages are nominally VSO in basic word order, the languages of the Brythonic branch have exhibited striking synchronic and historical variations from the prototype. This volume comprises the very latest research in word order in Welsh, reton and Cornish from nine of the leading scholars in the field. The studies deal with historical,... more...

  • The Plight of Three Celtic Languages – Welsh, Irish, and Gaelicby Keith Hamnett

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95

    This study examines the current situation of the Celtic languages in Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It demonstrates how, over a significant period of time, they shifted under pressure from the domination of English from monolingualism to bilingualism. more...