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  • An Introduction to the Celtic Languagesby Paul Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    This text provides a single-volume, single-author general introduction to the Celtic languages. The first half of the book considers the historical background of the language group as a whole. There follows a discussion of the two main sub-groups of Celtic, Goidelic (comprising Irish, Scottish, Gaelic and Manx) and Brittonic (Welsh, Cornish and Breton)... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on Language Educationby Katie Dunworth; Grace Zhang

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 91.98

    The studies in this volume investigate how multilingual education involves a critical engagement with questions of identity and culture, and a movement towards new ways of being and belonging. It addresses previously under-explored issues, in particular the integration of theories like ?thirdness?, and practices of language education and maintenance... more...

  • The Brindled Cat and the Nightingale's Tongueby Louis de Paor

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 18.99

    Louis de Paor is one of Ireland’s leading Irish-language poets, and was a key ?gure in the Irish language poetry renaissance of the 1980s and 90s. He has worked closely on English translations of his poetry, with his co-translators fully engaging with the original poem in Irish. Keenly aware of the more destructive aspects of translation, he... more...

  • Colloquial Welshby Gareth King

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Welsh provides a step-by-step course in Welsh as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Welsh in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.... more...

  • Teaching Modern Foreign Languages at Advanced Levelby Norbert Pachler

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    Designed to complement Learning to Teach Modern Foreign Languages in the Secondary School , this book focuses specifically on the skills and processes of teaching MFL at A and A/S level in schools and colleges. The book is divided into three sections: the changing nature of A and A/S level courses; bridging the gap between GCSE and A level; and planning,... more...

  • The Celtic Languagesby Martin Ball; Nicole Muller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 88.95

    This comprehensive volume describes in depth all the Celtic languages from historical, structural and sociolinguistic perspectives, with individual chapters on Irish, Scottish, Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton and Cornish. Organized for ease of reference, The Celtic Languages is arranged in four parts. The first, Historical Aspects , covers the origin... more...

  • Basic Irish: A Grammar and Workbookby Nancy Stenson

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 42.95

    Basic Irish: A Grammar and Workbook provides a jargon-free introduction to the most commonly used grammatical structures within the Irish language. Focusing on the repeated use of grammatical patterns, this Workbook develops an understanding of the structures presented, making the forms familiar and automatic for learners. This user-friendly... more...

  • Discovering Syntaxby Joseph E. Emonds

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 169.12

    The essays in this volume, dating from 1991 onwards, focus on highly characteristic constructions of English, Romance languages, and German. The self-contained essays on classic generative debates can all be read separately. They are rich in empirical documentation, and yet in all of them, solutions are constructed around a coherent, relatively... more...

  • Language Teachingby Michael Toolan

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book demonstrates the relevance of an integrational linguistic perspective to a practical, real-world need, namely the learning of languages. Integrational linguistics? shunning of both realist and structuralist theories of language, its commitment to an unwavering attention to the perspective of the language user, and its adherence to a semiology... more...

  • Llên yr Uchelwyrby Dafydd Johnston

    University of Wales Press 2005; US$ 65.00

    Gwaith Beirdd yr Uchelwyr yn y bedwaredd ganrif ar ddeg a’r bymthegfed oedd uchafbwynt traddodiad barddol Cymraeg yr Oesoedd Canol. Hon yw’r gyfrol gyntaf i gynnig darlun cynhwysfawr ac awdurdodol o lenyddiaeth y cyfnod hwnnw yn ei holl agweddau. Rhoddir ystyriaeth fanwl i rai o gewri’r cywydd megis Dafydd ap Gwilym, Iolo Goch, Guto’r... more...