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Indo European (Indo Germanic) philology

  • Missionary Linguistics V / Lingüística Misionera Vby Otto Zwartjes; Klaus Zimmermann; Martina Schrader-Kniffki

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 165.00

    Over the last decades several studies have appeared about the role of translation and interpreters in the process of European colonization of the Americas and Asia from the 15th century onwards. Placed in the most generic area of the History of Translation or, more specifically, in the area of missionary and colonial linguistics, these works have not... more...

  • Processing Perspectives on Task Performanceby Peter Skehan

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This chapter reports on a study of video-based narrative retellings, in which the major variables are degree of structure and the nature of the processing conditions under which the retellings were done. The two variables were manipulated in a 4 × 4 design. Four Mr. Bean video clips were used, with different levels of structure, ranging from no... more...

  • Jumpstart! Spanish and Italianby Catherine Watts; Hilary Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95

    Jumpstart! Spanish and Italian presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities which will jumpstart students? understanding of modern languages in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to teach languages engagingly, then this is also the perfect book for you.... 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...

  • Language Teaching and Language Technologyby Arthur van Essen; Sake Jager; John Nerbonne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00

    This text assesses the importance of language technology to increasingly popular computer-assisted language learning work. The book contains writings on pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, testing, distance learning and user studies. more...

  • Language Education and Applied Linguisticsby Howard Nicholas; Donna Starks

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Language Education and Applied Linguistics: bridging the two fields provides a starting point for students and researchers in both Language and Education who wish to interpret and use insights from the field of Applied Linguistics, and for Applied Linguists who wish to engage in dialogue with language educators and researchers in education. Providing... more...

  • Jumpstart French and Germanby Catherine Watts; Hilary Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Jumpstart! French and German presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart students? understanding of modern languages in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to teach languages engagingly, then this is the perfect book for you. The... more...

  • Advising in Language Learningby Jo Mynard; Luke Carson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.99

    Advising in Language Learning (ALL) brings together examples of advising practice and research from various international contexts in a fast-developing field. A theoretical model based on constructivism and sociocultural theory (the “Dialogue, Tools and Context Model”) is proposed and supported thoughout the book, as each of the contributions focuses... more...

  • Dynamic Ecologiesby Neil Murray; Angela Scarino

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This volume provides a fascinating glimpse into the complex language ecologies of Southeast Asia. Adopting a relational perspective, it considers their significance for the region, its peoples, the policy and practice of language teaching, learning and assessment and the fate of local languages. It gives particular prominence to the relationship between... more...

  • Professionelle Kompetenz von Politiklehrkräftenby Eva Weschenfelder

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Politiklehrkräfte benötigen professionelle Kompetenz, um die beruflichen Anforderungen des Politikunterrichts bewältigen zu können. Die vorliegende Studie stellt hierfür ein psychologisch-pädagogisches Kompetenzmodell vor. Es verbindet Annahmen und Erkenntnisse der Expertiseforschung mit dem Kompetenzkonstrukt. Die Kompetenzfacetten werden fachspezifisch... more...