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- Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 49.95
Immersion education serves as a successful pathway to multilingualism. This volume focuses on the evolution of perspectives and practices within language immersion education and offers theoretical perspectives, research reviews and empirical studies on teaching, learning and language development in immersion programs. more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2006; US$ 196.00
Current Trends in the Development and Teaching of the four Language Skills builds connections from theory in the four language skills to instructional practices and comprises twenty-one chapters that are grouped in five sections. The introductory chapter presents a communicative competence framework in order to highlight the key role the four language... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2005; US$ 213.00
This volume contains an extensive interview with Arthur Danto and Dieter Henrich about the significance of idealist aesthetics and its relation to contemporary art and aesthetic theory. Ten other contributions take up the themes of this discussion. Detailed comparative studies explore the aesthetic theories of Kant, Fichte, Schiller, Schelling, Hegel,... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2008; US$ 210.00
ndogermanische Forschungen publishes contributions (essays and reviews) mainly in the areas of historical-comparative linguistics, historical linguistics, typology and characteristics of the languages of the Indogermanic language family. Essays on general linguistics and non-Indogermanic languages are also featured, provided that. they coincide with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 64.95
This book demonstrates the vital connection between language and gesture, and why it is critical for research on second language acquisition to take into account the full spectrum of communicative phenomena. The study of gesture in applied linguistics is just beginning to come of age. This edited volume, the first of its kind, covers a broad range... more...
- Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 44.95
Contributes to the growth of interest in Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), an approach to second/foreign language learning that requires the use of the target language to learn content. This book brings together the analyses on theoretical and implementation issues of CLIL. more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 224.00
The volume focuses on the Latin tracts produced in Paris around 1270 by the Danes Martinus and Boethius de Dacia on what is known as ?modistic grammar.? The contours of this ?medieval linguistics? become clear in the comparison with two further approaches to linguistic theory - four tracts by medieval Icelandic grammarians and Saussure?s ?Cours de... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 65.80
African literary theory has recently gained immensely from an emerging multitude of perspectives and scholarly approaches. This volume offers a welcome opportunity to assess trends in the twenty-first centurys discourse on African literature: Twelve different articles treat such lively issues as modernity, nation, civil society, postcolonial... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00
The product of a group of scholars who have been working on new directions in Historical Linguistics, this book is focused on questions of grammatical change, and the central issue of grammaticalization in Indo-European languages. Several studies examine particular problems in specific languages, but often with implications for the IE phylum as a whole.... more...