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  • The Future of Thinkingby Peter Washington *Ga*; Jeff Mason; Peter Washington

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 53.95

    Learning to think is a complex process made up of reading, writing listening, speaking and remembering textual materials. The aim of this topical book is to encourage practical educational reform in the Humanities by taking the emphasis away from the reception of texts to their production. Adapting rhetorical teaching methods, the authors encourage... more...

  • ELT, Gender and International Developmentby Roslyn APPLEBY

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 25.00

    For believers in the power of English, language as aid can deliver the promise of a brighter future; but in a neocolonial world of international development, a gulf exists between belief and reality. Rich with echoes of an earlier colonial era, this book draws on the candid narratives of white women teachers, and situates classroom practices within... more...

  • English Syntax and Argumentationby Bas Aarts

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 99.95

    This textbook on syntax aims to give students a thorough grounding in the basics of sentence structure, and at the same time strives to acquaint them with the essentials of syntactic argument. This edition contains many new exercises, which are now graded in terms of level of difficulty. more...

  • The Handbook of English Linguisticsby Bas Aarts; April McMahon

    Wiley 2008; US$ 255.95 US$ 230.36

    The Handbook of English Linguistics is a collection of articles written by leading specialists on all core areas of English linguistics that provides a state-of-the-art account of research in the field. Brings together articles from the core areas of English linguistics, including syntax, phonetics, phonology, morphology, as well as variation,... more...

  • WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language Student's Bookby Paula Adair; Jane Sheldon; Jamie Rees; Naomi Strachan; Carol Gunter; Rachel Bryant; Elizabeth Warren

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 33.56

    Help your students achieve their potential at GCSE with extensive practice and guidance on the new exam requirements to boost confidence and develop reading and writing skills. - Encourages students to develop English Language skills and learn effectively for the new GCSE specification, with clear coverage of the Assessment Objectives - Engages... more...

  • The Power to Writeby Caroline Joy Adams

    Red Wheel Weiser 2003; US$ 17.95

    A writing workshop in a book! Writing teacher and artist/calligrapher Adams knows the tremendous power of the written word. And she has made it her mission to put into action her belief that everyone can experience and enjoy this power and the fruits of her or his own creativity. Many can write, but few do. Why? Fear stops us, Adams writes. Fear,... more...

  • Progressive Politics and the Training of America's Persuadersby Katherine Adams

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 32.95

    At the beginning of the 20th century, Progressive reformers set up curricula in journalism, public relations, and creative writing to fulfill their own purposes: well-trained rhetors could convince the United States citizenry to accept Progressive thinking on monopolies and unions and to elect reform candidates. Although Progressive politicians and... more...

  • Studies in the History of the English Language VIby Michael Adams; Laurel J. Brinton; R.D. Fulk

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 114.99

    The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistics on the other. The TiEL series features volumes that present interesting new data and... more...

  • Complex Words in Englishby Valerie Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Complex Words in English presents a comprehensive account of present-day word formation in English. Starting with a discussion of some basic issues, including the definition of 'word', motivation, lexicalization, productivity, the relevance of historical information and the usefulness of dictionaries and other data-bases, the book then moves on to... more...

  • China's Englishby Bob Adamson

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 40.00

    This book traces the history of English education in the People's Republic of China from 1949 to the present day. It uses the junior secondary school curriculum as the means to examine how English curriculum developers and textbook writers have confronted the shifting ambiguities and dilemmas over five distinct historical periods. more...