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Advanced Language Construction
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781478267539, isbn: 1478267534,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
The sequel to the Language Construction Kit: learn more about constructed languages and about linguistics: logic, pidgins and creoles, sign languages, the linguistic life cycle, and a meaty step-by-step survey of morphosyntax. Create detailed and plausible languages for RPGs, fantasy and science fiction, movies, or video games... or just learn more about how languages work with the same accurate yet fun approach as the original LCK.Used Book in Good Condition.


Reading and Writing the Lakota Language Book on CD
By University of Utah Press
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ean: 9780874808872, isbn: 0874808871,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
A set of spoken-language instructional discs to accompany the text Reading and writing the Lakota language..


Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States: The State of the Field (Georgetown Studies in Spanish Linguistics)
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ean: 9781589019386, isbn: 1589019385,

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There is growing interest in heritage language learners―individuals who have a personal or familial connection to a nonmajority language. Spanish learners represent the largest segment of this population in the United States. In this comprehensive volume, experts offer an interdisciplinary overview of research on Spanish as a heritage language in the United States. They also address the central role of education within the field. Contributors offer a wealth of resources for teachers while


Language and Symbolic Power
By Brand: Harvard University Press
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ean: 9780674510418, isbn: 0674510410,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
This volume brings together Pierre Bourdieu’s highly original writings on language and on the relations among language, power, and politics. Bourdieu develops a forceful critique of traditional approaches to language, including the linguistic theories of Saussure and Chomsky and the theory of speech-acts elaborated by Austin and others. He argues that language should be viewed not only as a means of communication but also as a medium of power through which individuals pursue their own


HÀNH TRANG NGÔN NG?: LANGUAGE LUGGAGE FOR VIETNAM: A First-Year Language Course
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ean: 9780761862413, isbn: 0761862412,

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This first-year Vietnamese language textbook introduces college students to all aspects of the Vietnamese language and culture in twelve comprehensive chapters. Each chapter begins with a list of active vocabulary used for the selected topic, followed by dialogue and grammar utilized in everyday situations by native speakers. A Vietnamese proverb reflecting each chapter’s topic reveals a different cultural component of Vietnam. Students can practice what they’ve learned with exercises at


Second Language Acquisition: An Introductory Course (Volume 1)
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mpn: 34758897, ean: 9780415894951, isbn: 0415894956,

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Now in a fourth edition, this bestselling introductory textbook remains the cornerstone volume for the study of second language acquisition (SLA). Its chapters have been fully updated, and reorganized where appropriate, to provide a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the field and its related disciplines. To reflect current developments, new sections on using learner corpora, semantics and morphosyntax (within formal approaches to SLA), sociocultural approaches, gesture, priming research,


Meaning-Based Translation: A Guide to Cross-Language Equivalence, 2nd edition
By UPA
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ean: 9780761809715, isbn: 0761809716,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 245 reviews
Meaning-Based Translation is designed for training beginning translators and organized chapter by chapter as drill material for the textbook Meaning-Based Translation. The textbook emphasizes the importance of a translation being accurate, clear and natural and the exercises give the student practice in achieving this goal. The exercises follow closely the content of the textbook since this is a drill manual for added practice. The textbook has some exercises as well, but the workbook provides


Differentiated Instruction: A Guide for World Language Teachers (Eye on Education Books)
By Routledge
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mpn: 5 black & white tables, 9 black & white, ean: 9781138906181, isbn: 9781138906181,

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In this new edition of a bestseller, author Deborah Blaz helps you differentiate lessons for your world language students based on their learning styles, interests, prior knowledge, and comfort zones. This practical book uses brain-based teaching strategies to help students of all ability levels thrive in a rigorous differentiated learning environment. Each chapter provides classroom-tested activities and tiered lesson plans to help you teach vocabulary, speaking, listening, reading, and


Pimsleur French Conversational Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-16 CD: Learn to Speak and Understand French with Pimsleur Language Programs
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mpn: 9780743550420, ean: 9780743550420, isbn: 0743550420,

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Pimsleur® equals success. Just one 30-minute lesson a day gets you speaking and understanding like no other program. This course includes Lessons 1-16 from the French Level 1 program - 8 hours of audio-only effective language learning with real-life spoken practice sessions. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.


How the Hebrew Language Grew
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mpn: 9780881254877, ean: 9780881254877, isbn: 0881254878,

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Time was, many thousands of years ago, when Hebrew, in its most ancient form, did not have two or three hundred words. But since that long, long ago time, Hebrew has grown mightily, to become one of the great modern languages of the world. The story of its growth from a mere handful of words to its present rich estate is colorful and dramatic. It has never been told before. In this book, the story of the growth of the Hebrew language is written with clarity. charm and distinction.Used Book in


Language, Society and Power: An Introduction (Volume 2)
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415740005, isbn: 9780415740005,

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Language, Society and Power is the essential introductory text to studying language in a variety of social contexts. This book examines the ways language functions, how it influences thought and how it varies according to age, ethnicity, class and gender. It considers whether representations of people and their language matter, explores how identity is constructed and performed, and considers the creative potential of language in the media, politics and everyday talk. This fourth edition has


On Being a Language Teacher: A Personal and Practical Guide to Success
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300186895, isbn: 0300186894,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
On Being a Language Teacher provides an innovative, personal approach to second-language teaching. Through illustrative personal anecdotes, this text guides new and aspiring language teachers through key pedagogical strategies while encouraging productive reflection by classroom veterans. An ancillary website provides online videos to complement the text by showing an experienced teacher applying the book’s lessons.   In a market dominated by dense theoretical approaches to language


Pimsleur Ukrainian Conversational Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-16 CD: Learn to Speak and Understand Ukrainian with Pimsleur Language Programs
By Pimsleur
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ean: 9780743566360, isbn: 074356636X,

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Pimsleur® equals success. Just one 30-minute lesson a day gets you speaking and understanding like no other program. This course includes Lessons 1-16 from the Ukrainian Level 1 Program - 8 hours of audio-only effective language learning with real-life spoken practice sessions. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.


This Language, A River: A History of English
By Broadview Press
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ean: 9781554813629, isbn: 9781554813629,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
This Language, A River is an introduction to the history of English that recognizes multiple varieties of the language in both current and historical contexts. Developed over years of undergraduate teaching, the book helps students both to grasp traditional histories of English and to extend and complicate those histories. Exercises throughout provide opportunities for puzzling out concepts, committing terms and data to memory, and applying ideas. A comprehensive glossary and up-to-date


Language Matters: A Guide to Everyday Questions About Language
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780199735716, isbn: 0199735719,

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Is Ebonics really a dialect or simply bad English? Do women and men speak differently? Will computers ever really learn human language? Does offensive language harm children? These are only a few of the issues surrounding language that crop up every day. Most of us have very definite opinions on these questions one way or another. Yet as linguists Donna Jo Napoli and Vera Lee-Schoenfeld point out in this short and thoroughly readable volume, many of our most deeply held ideas about the nature


Sign Language Interpreting: Theory and Practice in Australia and New Zealand
By Federation Pr
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ean: 9781862877801, isbn: 1862877807,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
This established textbook demonstrates how international best practice can operate in the specific local conditions in Australia and New Zealand.The authors are leading Australasian sign language interpreter educators and practitioners, and their expertise ensures their book integrates a deep knowledge of local conditions for sign language interpreting with contemporary theoretical and applied aspects of interpreting practice.Each chapter includes thought questions that guide readers to reflect


The Study of Language
By imusti
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ean: 9781107658172, isbn: 1107658179,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
This bestselling textbook provides an engaging and user-friendly introduction to the study of language. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, Yule presents information in bite-sized sections, clearly explaining the major concepts in linguistics - from how children learn language to why men and women speak differently, through all the key elements of language. This fifth edition has been revised and updated with new figures and tables, additional topics, and numerous new examples using


Pimsleur Italian Basic Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-10 CD: Learn to Speak and Understand Italian with Pimsleur Language Programs
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mpn: 9780743550680, ean: 9780743550680, isbn: 0743550684,

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The Pimsleur® Method: the easiest, fastest way to learn a new language. Completely portable, easily downloadable, and lots of fun. You’ll be speaking and understanding in no time flat! This course includes Lessons 1-10 from the Italian Level 1 program - 5 hours of audio-only effective language learning with real-life spoken practice sessions. Get a chance to test drive the incredibly effective and efficient, world-famous Pimsleur Level 1 Program. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken


The Anthropology of Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
By Cengage Learning
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ean: 9781337571005, isbn: 9781337571005,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 187 reviews
Learn the methodology, skills, techniques, tools and applications of Linguistic Anthropology with THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF LANGUAGE: AN INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY. This highly readable introductory text emphasizes the kinds of intriguing questions that anthropologists ask about language. The fourth edition brings together the key areas of linguistic anthropology, addressing issues of power, race, gender and class throughout. ''In the Field'' vignettes draw you into the chapter material


Language in Thought and Action: Fifth Edition
By Harvest Original
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ean: 9780156482400, isbn: 0156482401,

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In an era when communication has become increasingly diverse and complex, this classic work on semantics—now fully revised and updated—distills the relationship between language and those who use it. Renowned professor and former U.S. Senator S. I. Hayakawa discusses the role of language in human life, the many functions of language, and how language—sometimes without our knowing—shapes our thinking in this engaging and highly respected book. Provocative and erudite, it examines the



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