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- 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...
- 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 2005; US$ 158.00
Collocations are both pervasive in language and difficult for language learners, even at an advanced level. In this book, these difficulties are for the first time comprehensively investigated. On the basis of a learner corpus, idiosyncratic collocation use by learners is uncovered, the building material of learner collocations examined, and the factors... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 120.00
This book takes stock of current research into computer learner corpora conducted both by ELT and SLA specialists. It should be of particular interest to researchers looking to assess its relevance to SLA theory and ELT practice. Throughout the volume, emphasis is also placed on practical, methodological aspects of computer learner corpus research,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00
Corpus-aided language pedagogy is one of the central application areas of corpus methodologies, and a test bed for theories of language and learning. This volume provides an overview of current trends, offering methodological and theoretical position statements along with results from empirical studies. The relationship between corpora and learning... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00
This book provides an in-depth analysis of what happens when intermediate level learners of a foreign language use a bilingual dictionary when writing. Dictionaries are frequently promoted to people learning a foreign language. Nevertheless, teachers often talk about their students? inability to use dictionaries properly, especially when they write,... more...