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  • History of English

    A Resource Book for Students, 2nd Edition

    By Dan McIntyre

    Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings – all…

    Hardback – 2020-06-08 
    Routledge English Language Introductions

  • Acting Chinese

    An Intermediate-Advanced Course in Discourse and Behavioral Culture 《行为汉语》, 1st Edition

    By Yanfang Tang, Kunshan Carolyn Lee, Li Xu, Jin Zhang, Peng Yu

    Acting Chinese is a year-long course that, together with the companion website, integrates language learning with the acquisition of cultural knowledge, and treats culture as an integral part of human behaviour and communication. Using modern day examples of Chinese discourse and behavioural…

    Paperback – 2020-06-02 

  • Literature in English

    How and Why, 2nd Edition

    By Dominic Rainsford

    Literature in English: How and Why is an accessible guide for students. It deals with the fundamental concepts of literary form and genre; the history of English-language literature from the medieval period to the present; relations between the study of literature and other disciplines; literary…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 

  • Medical Arabic

    1st Edition

    By Abderrahman Zouhir, Abdulqadir Abdulkarim

    Medical Arabic is a valuable resource for students interested in learning medical Arabic at ACTFL level Advanced Low. Effective communication is essential in healthcare, and communication is most effective when both parties share a common language, therefore, resulting in a comfortable…

    Paperback – 2020-05-05 

  • Understanding Everday Communicative Interactions

    Introduction to Situated Discourse Analysis for Communication Sciences and Disorders, 1st Edition

    By Julie A. Hengst

    Understanding Everyday Communicative Interactions is a unique text that uses a Situated Discourse Analysis (SDA) framework to examine basic human communication and the interactions of those with communicative disorders in everyday and clinical settings. The book introduces SDA as a theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-29 

  • What is this thing called The Meaning of Life?

    1st Edition

    By Stewart Goetz, Joshua W. Seachris

    What are we asking when we ask, "What is the meaning of life?"? Can there be meaning without God? Is a happy life a meaningful life? Can an immoral life be meaningful? Does our suffering have meaning? Does death threaten meaning? What is this thing called The Meaning of Life? provides an engaging…

    Paperback – 2020-04-24 
    What is this thing called?

  • Integrating Literature in the Disciplines

    Enhancing Adolescent Learning and Literacy, 2nd Edition

    By Sharon Kane

    The Second Edition of this practical and comprehensive resource offers a multitude of ways to incorporate literature into teaching and learning across a range of disciplines. Future and practicing teachers, librarians, instructional coaches, and school leaders can implement the ideas within this…

    Paperback – 2020-04-24 

  • Focus: Irish Traditional Music

    2nd Edition

    By Sean Williams

    Focus: Irish Traditional Music, Second Edition introduces the instrumental and vocal musics of the Irish diaspora and Celtic tradition, exploring the essential values underlying these rich musical cultures while placing them in broader historical and social context. With both the undergraduate and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-22 
    Focus on World Music Series

  • Linguistics for Language Teachers

    Lessons for Classroom Practice, 1st Edition

    By Sarah J. Shin, Sunny Park-Johnson

    This book is an introduction to linguistics specifically tailored for teachers of second, heritage, bilingual, and world language education. The book provides language teacher candidates with enough familiarity with the major aspects of language structure and function to see how they figure in the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-17 

  • Language, Society, and New Media

    Sociolinguistics Today, 3rd Edition

    By Marcel Danesi

    This book presents an interdisciplinary approach to the scientific study of the relation between language and society, language and culture, language and mind. It integrates frameworks from sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology and emerging strands of research on language and new media, in…

    Paperback – 2020-04-16 

  • Introduction to Instructed Second Language Acquisition

    2nd Edition

    By Shawn Loewen

    Now in its second edition, Introduction to Instructed Second Language Acquisition continues to present a cohesive view of the different theoretical and pedagogical perspectives that comprise instructed second language acquisition (ISLA). Loewen provides comprehensive discussions of the theoretical,…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 

  • Second Language Acquisition

    An Introductory Course, 5th Edition

    By Susan M. Gass, Jennifer Behney, Luke Plonsky

    Now in a fifth 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…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 

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