The Frameworks Of English

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The Frameworks Of English

Author : Kim Ballard
ISBN : 9781137068330
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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How does language work? What are the different elements? How do they all fit together? The Frameworks of English is a step-by-step guide through the various levels of language, describing the morphological, lexical, grammatical and phonological frameworks of contemporary English in a clear and logical way. Beginning with words as the building blocks of language, it investigates their internal structure and shows how words can be combined into larger and larger units, from phrases to sentences and beyond. The sound system of language is explored, covering the production of individual sounds as well as the features of syllable structure and connected speech. The third edition of this popular textbook: • features a new chapter on how to approach accent and dialect variation in English throughout the world • includes both spoken and written examples of electronically mediated language • offers updated suggestions for further reading and research • contains an expanded glossary of linguistic terminology to aid study With plenty of exercises and helpful cross-referencing The Frameworks of English covers everything that you need to know about linguistic structures.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Business English Frameworks

Author : Paul Emmerson
ISBN : 0521004551
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Business English Frameworks is a photocopiable resource book for teachers of Business English to use with in-service learners of English for business and professional purposes. The book covers a huge variety of business topics and contains 60 photocopiable frameworks, which encourage learners to talk about their own work situation in a structured way. The frameworks can be used in groups, pairs or in one-to-one teaching situations.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Frameworks Of Choice

Author : Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner
ISBN : 9789089641656
Genre : Medical
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Frameworks of Choice verkent de culturele en politieke aspecten van voorspellende en genetische tests. Het boek analyseert de sociale, culturele, en economische gevolgen voor het individu na een voorspellende of genetische screening. Margaret Sleeboom-Fau.
Category: Medical

World English Es And The Multilingual Turn

Author : Annalisa Bonomo
ISBN : 9781443869386
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The recent multilingual turn involves various different implicit and explicit language policies, urging pressure and resistance with regard to the spread of English and its dominant relationships with other national languages. As such, this book considers the social value of communication as the basis of multilingualism and of the evolution of language systems. The data presented here show English as being in the middle of the double “listening” of cultural mediation and the imperfect “magnifying” glass of translation, with worldwide Standard English being but one of the many other related varieties which enjoy prestige on a large scale. These varieties may be identified according to different features which make the plural “world Englishes” an umbrella term with blurred edges. New approaches to dialects study have been developed in recent decades, and cartographic mapping has overlapped with the emergence of a new dialectology which deals with the description of language phenomena as complex concepts, where “complexity” provides a challenging framework for investigation and research of languages as dynamic systems made up of variables which mutually influence each other. Thus, dialectometry, dialectology and standardization become interesting tools for measuring linguistic differences, establishing language typologies and endorsing the systemic characteristics which can be formalized. Comprehensive and well-informed, this volume will appeal to anyone interested in the spread of English, from researchers and teachers to students, providing them with a greater understanding of some examples of world Englishes analysed under the light of complexity as a product of global society.
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Exploring Language Frameworks

Author : Evelina D. Galaczi
ISBN : 9781107677029
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This volume explores the impact of language frameworks on learning, teaching and assessment, viewed from the perspective of policies, procedures and challenges. It brings together a selection of edited papers, based on presentations given at the 4th International Conference of the Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE) held in Kraków, Poland, in July 2011. The selected papers focus on the conference's core themes as follows: the effect of frameworks on teaching, learning and assessment; the value of frameworks for teachers, learners and language policymakers; the contribution of frameworks towards describing particular languages.
Category: Foreign Language Study

A Synthesis Of Research On Second Language Writing In English

Author : Ilona Leki
ISBN : 9781135601539
Genre : Education
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'I applaud the authors for this sizeable undertaking, as well as the care exercised in selecting and sequencing topics and subtopics. A major strength and salient feature of this volume is its range: It will serve as a key reference tool for researchers working in L2 composition and in allied fields.' – John Hedgcock, Monterey Institute for International Studies Synthesizing twenty-five years of the most significant and influential findings of published research on second language writing in English, this volume promotes understanding and provides access to research developments in the field. Overall, it distinguishes the major contexts of English L2 learning in North America, synthesizes the research themes, issues, and findings that span these contexts, and interprets the methodological progression and substantive findings of this body of knowledge. Of particular interest is the extensive bibliography, which makes this volume an essential reference tool for libraries and serious writing professionals, both researchers and practitioners, both L1 and L2. This book is designed to allow researchers to become familiar with the most important research on this topic, to promote understanding of pedagogical needs of L2 writing students, and to introduce graduate students to L2 writing research findings.
Category: Education

Nelson Thornes Framework English Skills In Non Fiction 2

Author : Geoff Reilly
ISBN : 074876948X
Genre : Education
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Covering all the National Curriculum Framework objectives using a clearly structured and rigorous approach, Nelson Thornes Framework English offers an attractive and dynamic route through the demands of the Framework for Teaching English, Years 7-9, laying particular emphasis on the basic skills of English in order to raise standards in writing. Using a twin-track approach with a student text covering fiction and non-fiction, each book provides 18 units of themed stimulus texts plus differentiated activites at word, sentence and text levels to meet the requirements of the Framework. Encompassing a wide range of genres, styles and conventions, the activities allow for the incorporation of direct whole class teaching, group work and individual work placing emphasis on the development of extended writing.
Category: Education

Teaching And Learning Of English In Secondary Schools

Author : Casmir Chanda
ISBN : 0850928842
Genre : Education
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By exploring the ways that teachers and pupils can help to improve classroom practices, this book shows how education planners and practitioners can effect improvements in schools even in situations of very scarce resources. It is suitable for those who are working to improve English language teaching and learning.
Category: Education

Elementary English

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ISBN : UCAL:B4269842
Genre : Activity programs in education
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English Language Arts Framework For California Public Schools

Author : California. State Board of Education. English-Language Arts Curriculum Framework and Criteria Committee
ISBN : 0801100410
Genre : English language
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Provides guidance for English-language arts curriculum.
Category: English language

The Development Of English As An International Language

Author : Janina Brutt-Griffler
ISBN : UCSD:31822031434509
Genre : Communication, International
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Employing a historical-structural approach, the study first examines the sociohistorical context in which English spread, identifying the crucial determinants of that spread within two interconnected processes. The first of these, the imperial spread that accompanied colonial rule in Africa and Asia, is shown to have operated within carefully prescribed boundaries which limited access to English, referred to in the study as the containment policy. A facet of socioeconomic development within colonialism, this imperial side of the development of EIL is ultimately subsumed under the second process, the evolution of the world econocultural system.
Category: Communication, International

The Stories Of Linguistics

Author : Kim Ballard
ISBN : 9781137095633
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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What is the nature of human language? How did it originate? How did it come to be so diverse and what are the connections between the thousands of global languages? How do we learn language? Stories of Linguistics explores the people, ideas and events that have shaped linguistic thought and research for more than two thousand years.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

English Phonology

Author : John T. Jensen
ISBN : 9789027276964
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This is a general discussion of the phonology of English within the frameworks of lexical, metrical, and prosodic phonology. It not only presents a synthesis of current approaches but also reconciles their discrepancies and presents critical commentary. There is a discussion of current theories, segment and syllable structure, stress, and prosodic categories and their role in determining the application of segmental rules. Two chapters discuss lexical phonology as divided into a cyclic and a postcyclic stratum, while the final chapter discusses postlexical phonology and some other approaches. The book includes exercises and can be used as an undergraduate or graduate textbook; at the same time, it is a valuable research tool for phonologists.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Reference To Kinds In English

Author : Greg N. Carlson
ISBN : UOM:39015013337913
Genre : Anglais (Langue) - Nombre
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Category: Anglais (Langue) - Nombre

The Sociopolitics Of English Language Teaching

Author : Joan Kelly Hall
ISBN : 1853594377
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This text aims to present such dimensions as language policies, cultural expectations and the societal roles of languages to practicising and aspiring teachers in order to raise awareness of the sociopolitical nature of English language teaching.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines