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  • 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$ 71.00

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

  • Language Teachingby Melinda Whong

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 60.00

    A textbook which relates lingusitic theory to second language teaching 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...

  • How to Teach a Foreign Languageby Otto Jespersen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Kolmar übersetzenby Regina Nörtemann; Vera Viehöver

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 32.66

    Hauptbeschreibung Wegen ihrer ausgeprägten Formbindung, ihrer überbordenden Bildlichkeit und der Vielzahl sprachlicher Neuschöpfungen stellt Gertrud Kolmars Lyrik für jeden Übersetzer eine außergewöhnliche Herausforderung dar. Ausgehend vom konkreten Material werden in den Beiträgen spezifische Probleme der Wortwahl, des Satzbaus, der Klangstruktur... more...

  • Fairiesby Janet Bord

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99

    Tales of fairies at the bottom of the garden are usually dismissed as fantasy, but many ordinary people claim to have encountered them. Fairy lore has a long history, deeply ingrained in the folk memory of many different peoples and cultures. Janet Bord's fascinating investigation of this unexplored aspect of the supernatural reveals where you might... more...