This reworked edition features: -new chapters on sign languages, writing, and text and discourse-coverage of writing in electronic media-revised and updated chapters on languages of the world and psycholinguisticsFirmly based around taught courses and catering to student needs, it addresses all the topics that a student will need in their study of language.
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Global in its scope and comprehensive in its coverage, this is the textbook of choice for linguistics students.
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. The book addresses fundamental linguistic questions such as: where do people's beliefs about language come from? Who decides what language we should speak? How do we choose the best way to express what we mean? It introduces a set of practical tools for language analysis and, Facebook posts and public announcements, using examples of authentic communicative activity including overheard conversations, shows how this kind of analysis works and what it can tell us about social interaction.
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Above all this book is about noticing.
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. Each topic can also be read across these sections, enabling the reader to build gradually on the knowledge gained. English grammar:provides a wide-ranging introduction to english grammar, drawing on a variety of international authentic texts, Michael McCarthy, concise prose in order to present basic concepts and key terms in an accessible way to learners with little or no background in grammar instruction;emphasises the autonomy of the learner through activities and exercises which are suited to both native speakers and learners of English alike;includes a selection of readings from key academics in the field including Michael Halliday, novels and academic texts, including newspapers, to help learners understand concepts and theories in more depth;is written in clear, Caroline Coffin and John Sinclair.
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Assuming no prior knowledge, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, commentaries and key readings – all in the same volume.
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Each chapter highlights a particular pose, describes how to work through common wobbles, incorporates teacher voices, and provides questions for further discussion. Pose, flow presents a promising framework for disrupting the pervasive myth that there is one set of surefire, Wobble, culturally neutral “best” practices.
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The authors provide six different culturally proactive teaching stances or “poses” that secondary ELA teachers can use to meet the needs of all students, whether they are historically marginalized or privileged. They describe how teachers can expect to “wobble” as they adapt instruction to the needs of their students, while also incorporating new insights about their own cultural positionality and preconceptions about teaching.
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The book uses a structure that mirrors many university courses on linguistics - withseparate chapters focusing on linguistic thought, pragmatics, morphology, language acquisition, syntax, semantics, sound systems, and much more.
When Languages Die: The Extinction of the World's Languages and the Erosion of Human Knowledge Oxford Studies in SociolinguisticsOxford University Press #ad - It will fascinate linguists, anthropologists, and general readers. Harrison's book is a testament not only to the pressing issue of language death, but to the remarkable span of human knowledge and ingenuity. It is commonly agreed by linguists and anthropologists that the majority of languages spoken now around the globe will likely disappear within our lifetime.
The phenomenon known as language death has started to accelerate as the world has grown smaller. This extinction of languages, and the knowledge therein, has no parallel in human history. This knowledge is not only our cultural heritage oral histories, stories, poetry, etc. But very useful knowledge about plants, the seasons, animals, and other aspects of the natural world--not to mention our understanding of the capacities of the human mind.
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He uses fascinating anecdotes and portraits of some of these languages' last remaining speakers, in order to demonstrate that this knowledge about ourselves and the world is inherently precious and once gone, will be lost forever. K.
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The son of a black minister and a woman who would not admit she was white, James McBride grew up in "orchestrated chaos" with his eleven siblings in the poor, all-black projects of Red Hook, Brooklyn. At age 65, she herself received a degree in social work from Temple University.
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This is the ebook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This user-friendly, practical book is full of real-world examples of what assessment for learning looks like in today’s classrooms. Presented in a format appropriate for use by individuals or collaborative learning teams, the book teaches two central concepts: How to create accurate classroom assessments of all types and how to integrate assessment with instruction day to day, with a focus on student involvement.
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