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Indo European (Indo Germanic) philology

  • The Multilingual Turn in Languages Educationby Jean Conteh; Gabriela Meier

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    Starting from the key idea that learners and teachers bring diverse linguistic knowledge and resources to education, this book establishes and explores the concept of the ?multilingual turn? in languages education and the potential benefits for individuals and societies. It takes account of recent research, policy and practice in the fields of bilingual... more...

  • The Impact of Self-Concept on Language Learningby Kata Csizér; Michael Magid

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 30.00

    This edited volume seeks to highlight the effects of self-concept on L2 learning and teaching by considering a wide range of theories as well as their practical application. The book is divided into four sections and includes: chapters discussing various approaches related to self-concept; empirical studies related to the selves of the learners; research... more...

  • History of Linguistics 2011by Vadim Kasevich; Yuri A. Kleiner; Patrick Sériot

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    Since the end of the 19th Century, phonetics builds up an international network. In France, two figures attract foreigners: Paul Passy, the leader of the renewal of foreign language learning through an oral approach and Father Rousselot, the undisputed father of experimental phonetics. This paper aims at recognizing the presence of Russian research... more...

  • Studies in Europragmaticsby Joachim Grzega

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 30.24

    While European languages have been quite frequently studied with respect to cultural-historical, sociopolitical and word-form-oriented issues, the study by Joachim Grzega is the first monograph that deals intensively with the search for commonalities of European languages with respect to the use of word-forms, i.e. pragmalinguistic aspects. The book... more...

  • Transforming Postsecondary Foreign Language Teaching in the United Statesby Janet Swaffar; Per Urlaub

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This volume addresses critical challenges and issues facing foreign language departments in colleges and universities across the U.S. It presents the insights of individuals who have built or are in the process of building foreign language curricula during a major transition period in postsecondary institutions.The authors of this volume come from... more...

  • Sprachwissenschaft für Skandinavistenby Michael Schäfer; Werner Schäfke

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 26.99

    Dieses Studienbuch behandelt in sechs Kapiteln zu Semiotik, Phonetik, Phonologie, Morphologie, Semantik und Syntax die klassischen Teilbereiche der Linguistik. Durch die Verwendung von Beispielen und Übungsaufgaben zu den skandinavischen Sprachen (Dänisch, Schwedisch, Norwegisch, Isländisch und Färöisch) werden die Leserinnen und Leser mit der Terminologie... more...

  • Language Acquisition in Study Abroad and Formal Instruction Contextsby Carmen Pérez-Vidal

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    This chapter gives a brief overview of the main findings of the Study Abroad literature and situates the SALA Project against that background. It then provides suggestions for further research on some of the main issues that remain to be resolved: how do variables such as the social context of the Study Abroad experience or the researcher’s focus... more...

  • Preparing Classroom Teachers to Succeed with Second Language Learnersby Thomas Levine; Elizabeth Howard; David Moss

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This volume identifies resources, models, and specific practices for improving teacher preparation for work with second language learners. It shows how faculty positioned themselves to learn from resources, experts, preservice teachers, their own practice, and each other. The teacher education professionals leverage their experience to offer theoretical... more...

  • Basiswissen für Dolmetscher ? Deutschland und Frankreichby Annika Selnow

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 32.40

    "Basiswissen für Dolmetscher" bietet einen Überblick über die erweiterte politische Landeskunde sowie die Nachkriegsgeschichte Deutschlands und Frankreichs. Aufbereitet in übersichtlichen Abschnitten wird grundlegendes Wissen dargestellt, jeweils ergänzt durch Glossare, welche die Übersetzung der wichtigsten Begriffe ins Französische enthalten. Ebenfalls... more...

  • Listening in Language Learningby Michael Rost; C N Candlin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Examines listening as both a means of achieving understanding and as a teachable skill. The underlying theme of the volume is that an integration of cognitive, social, and educational perspectives is necessary in order to characterise effectively what listening ability is and how it may develop. It introduces listening from a cognitive perspective,... more...