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  • Language Proficiency in Native and Non-native Speakersby Jan H. Hulstijn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This book, written for both seasoned and novice researchers, presents a theory of what is called Basic and Higher Language Cognition (BLC and HLC), a theory aimed at making some fundamental issues concerning first and second language learning and bilingualism (more) empirical. The first part of the book provides background for and explication of the... more...

  • Teachers as Mediators in the Foreign Language Classroomby Michelle Kohler

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 35.00

    Language teachers are key figures in preparing young people for participation in an increasingly multilingual and culturally diverse world, yet little is known about how they go about this in practice. This book uses examples of classroom interaction to reveal how teachers of languages act as intercultural mediators and the implications of this for... more...

  • Teach Now! Modern Foreign Languagesby Sally Allan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 30.95

    Being taught by a great teacher is one of the great privileges of life. Teach Now! is an exciting new series that opens up the secrets of great teachers and, step-by-step, helps trainees to build the skills and confidence they need to become first-rate classroom practitioners. Written by a highly-skilled practitioner, this practical, classroom-focused... more...

  • Methods for the Ethnography of Communicationby Judith Kaplan-Weinger; Char Ullman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Methods for the Ethnography of Communication  is a guide to conducting ethnographic research in classroom and community settings that introduces students to the field of ethnography of communication, and takes them through the recursive and nonlinear cycle of ethnographic research. Drawing on the mnemonic that Hymes used to develop the Ethnography... more...

  • Advances and Current Trends in Language Teacher Identity Researchby Yin Ling Cheung; Selim Ben Said; Kwanghyun Park

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book presents the latest research on understanding language teacher identity and development for both novice and experienced researchers and educators, and introduces non-experts in language teacher education to key topics in teacher identity research. It covers a wide range of backgrounds, themes, and subjects pertaining to language teacher... more...

  • Sprache barrierefrei gestaltenby Susanne Jekat; Heike E. Jüngst; Klaus Schubert; Claudia Villiger

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 37.94

    Nicht jeder versteht alles. Barrieren lassen sich durch bewusstes lenkendes Eingreifen in Kommunikation und Kommunikationsmittel abbauen: Leichte Sprache für Menschen mit kognitiven Einschränkungen, Live-Untertitelung für Hörgeschädigte, Audiodeskription für Sehbehinderte, verständliche Sprache für Investmentkunden, Optimierung und Standardisierung... more...

  • Teaching Advanced Language Skills through Global Debateby Tony Brown; Jennifer Bown

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 4.95

    Using debate to develop advanced competency in a second language is a method that is finding increased interest among instructors and students alike, whether in synchronous online teaching or the individual classroom. Through debate, students learn how to make hypotheses, support their conclusions with evidence, and deploy the rhetoric of persuasion... more...

  • Task-Based Language Learning ? Insights from and for L2 Writingby Heidi Byrnes; Rosa M. Manchón

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This closing chapter aims to assess the contribution of the book to TBLT theory and research and to put forward directions for advancing TBLT constructs and research agendas. We consider the volume’s overall contribution to the TBLT field to lie in linking the psycholinguistic with the textual, meaning-making nature of writing and in presenting... more...

  • Sprachen lernen mit Powerby Verena Steiner

    Beobachter-Edition 2014; US$ 30.99

    Mit Lust besser lernen! Das Sprachenlernen kann ganz unterschiedlich angegangen werden. In diesem Buch zeigt Verena Steiner, Expertin für exploratives Lernen und "Grande Dame der Lernliteratur" (NZZ.ch), wie es besser gelingt. Ob analog oder digital, ob im Selbststudium oder mittels Kursbesuchs: Was immer Sie besser mögen - in diesem Werk findet Jung... more...

  • Exploring EFL Fluency in Asiaby Theron Muller; John Adamson; Philip Shigeo Brown; Steven Herder

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    In EFL contexts, an absence of chances to develop fluency in the language classroom can lead to marked limitations in English proficiency. This volume explores fluency development from a number of different perspectives, investigating measurements and classroom strategies for promoting its development. more...