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  • The Construct of Language Proficiencyby Ludo Verhoeven; John H.A.L. de Jong

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 158.00

    This books aims to open up new perspectives in the study of language proficiency by bringing together current research from different fields in psychology and linguistics. All contributions start out from empirical studies, which are then related to applications in language assessment. The book also serves as a survey of recent developments in psycholinguistic... more...

  • Kopulaverben und Kopulasätzeby Ljudmila Geist; Björn Rothstein

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 152.37

    This collection provides an overview of present-day research on copulative clauses and copulative verbs. They center on the classification of copulative clauses, the various meanings and the diachronic development of copulative verbs, and quasi-copulative constructions in German and their equivalents in English, Hungarian, German sign... more...

  • Norm, Moral und Didaktik - Die Linguistik und ihre Schmuddelkinderby Ann Peyer; Paul R. Portmann

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 119.71

    Just as every society has its social stratification, so linguistics has its more elevated disciplines and its less reputable areas. Many of the really exciting issues are banished into the remoter domains of the sub-disciplines or get ignored altogether. This applies above all to questions of 'right' and 'wrong', 'pleasing' and 'ugly',... more...

  • Understanding Language Testingby Dan Douglas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    Understanding Language Testing presents an introduction to language tests and the process of test development that starts at the very beginning. Assuming no knowledge of the field, the book promotes a practical understanding of language testing using examples from a variety of languages. While grounded on solid theoretical principles, the book focuses... more...

  • Digital Games in Language Learning and Teachingby Hayo Reinders

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 35.00

    This edited volume explores how digital games have the potential to engage learners both within and outside the classroom and to encourage interaction in the target language. This is the first dedicated collection of papers to bring together state-of-the-art research in game-based learning. more...

  • Aprende rápidamente idiomasby Roberto Tresoldi

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2013; US$ 4.87

    Este método, basado en una aproximación holística, hace más rápido y eficaz el aprendizaje de una lengua extranjera. Para ello, utiliza todos los instrumentos que la naturaleza y la técnica ponen a nuestra disposición. Se trata de un método absolutamente innovador que enseńa a adquirir confianza en uno mismo y en la propia capacidad, y a aprovechar... more...

  • Fluency in Native and Nonnative English Speechby Sandra Götz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    This book takes a new and holistic approach to fluency in English speech and differentiates between productive, perceptive, and nonverbal fluency. The in-depth corpus-based description of productive fluency points out major differences of how fluency is established in native and nonnative speech. It also reveals areas in which even highly advanced... more...

  • The Strategy Factor in Successful Language Learningby Carol Griffiths

    Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 30.00

    This book addresses fundamental questions regarding the relationships between successful language learning and strategy use and development according to learner, situational or target variables. It considers strategy effectiveness from an individual point of view and discusses pedagogical issues, especially relating to teacher perceptions and training,... more...

  • Errors and Disfluencies in Spoken Corporaby Gaëtanelle Gilquin; Sylvie De Cock

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 128.00

    Individual speakers vary considerably in their rate of speech, their syntactic choices, and the organisation of information in their discourse. This study, based on a corpus of monologue productions from native and non-native speakers of English and French, examines the relations between temporal fluency, syntactic complexity and informational content.... more...

  • Foreign Language Teacher's Guide to Active Learningby Deborah Blaz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    The easy-to-implement activities and strategies in this book will help middle and high school foreign language teachers enhance their students' success. It shows how to create a classroom in which students can actively experience, experiment and discover a foreign language. It applies brain research, multiple intelligences, alternative assessment,... more...