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Indo European (Indo Germanic) philology

  • 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$ 30.90

    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...

  • Sprachwissenschaft für Skandinavistenby Michael Schäfer; Werner Schäfke

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 27.91

    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$ 32.84

    "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...

  • Reading in a Second Languageby A. H. Urguhart; Cyril J. Weir

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    Reading in a Second Language sets the testing and teaching of reading against a theoretical background, discussing research from both applied linguistics and cognitive psychology. Where possible, it focuses on research into second language readers and distinguishes different kinds of reading, particularly expeditious as opposed to careful reading,... more...

  • Language and Communicationby Jack C Richards; R W Schmidt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Presents eight specially written chapters which provide a coherent survey of major issues in the study of language and communication, and which show how these are related to questions of practical concern in the learning and teaching of second and foreign languages. The issues discussed have been selected primarily for their relevance to applied linguistics,... more...

  • Language Awareness in the Classroomby Carl James; Peter Garrett; Christopher N Candlin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Language Awareness in the Classroom addresses the central educational question of the impact that explicit language knowledge has on learning and language learning. A substantial Introduction defines the issues and key concepts and relates them to contemporary educational policy and practice in Europe and internationally. The papers are organised... more...