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Indo European (Indo Germanic) philology

  • Fraseología jurídica contrastiva español?alemánby Encarnación Tabares Plasencia

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 36.84

    En este volumen se presenta una pequeña muestra de los estudios que se están realizando en el ámbito de la fraseología jurídica contrastiva en la combinación lingüística español?alemán. Trabajos como estos son necesarios, sobre todo, por la laguna existente en este campo y por su importancia para parcelas científicas aplicadas como la Traductología.... more...

  • Second Language Grammarby William E. Rutherford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    The thrust of the book is not so much upon the formation of grammatical constructs but rather upon the shape of the grammatical system and its relation to semantics, discourse and pragmatics. more...

  • The Power of Testsby Elana Shohamy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.99

    Language in Social Life is a major series which highlights the importance of language to an understanding of issues of social and professional concern. It will be of practical relevance to all those wanting to understand how the ways we communicate both influence and are influenced by the structures and forces of contemporary social institutions. ... more...

  • Observation in the Language Classroomby Dick Allwright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    This book provides an account of classroom observation in a historical and educational perspective. Drawing on extracts from classic studies in this field, Dick Allwright reviews the development of research and experiment since the 1970's. The book thus not only provides a background to recent research, but also identifies areas for future development.... more...

  • Language and Discriminationby Celia Roberts; Evelyn Davies; Tom Jupp

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Langauge and Discrimination provides a unique and authoritative study of the linguistic dimension of racial discrimination. Based upon extensive work carried out over many years by the Industrial Language Training Service in the U.K, this illuminating analysis argues that a real understanding of how language functions as a means of indirect racial... more...

  • Language, Literature and the Learnerby Ronald Carter; John McRae

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Language, Literature and the Learner is an edited volume evolving from three international seminars devoted to the teaching of literature in a second or foreign language. The seminars explicitly addressed the interface between language and literature teaching to investigate the ways in which literature can be used as a resource for language growth... more...

  • History of Linguistics Vol IIIby Giulio Lepschy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The History of Linguistics , to be published in five volumes, aims to provide the reader with an authoritative and comprehensive account of the attitudes to language prevailing in different civilizations and in different periods by examining the very varied development of linguistic thought in the specific social, cultural and religious contexts involved.... more...

  • 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...

  • Love and Liberationby Sarah H. Jacoby

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Love and Liberation reads the autobiographical and biographical writings of one of the few Tibetan Buddhist women to record the story of her life. Sera Khandro Dewé Dorjé (1892–1940) was extraordinary not only for achieving religious mastery as a Tibetan Buddhist visionary and guru to many lamas, monastics, and laity in the Golok region of eastern... 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...