Mother Tongue

Mother Tongue  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at Nov. 29, 2016
Mother Tongue

Mother Tongue by Christine Gilbert
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1592407927 | 336 pages | EPUB | 0,8 MB

The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at Nov. 21, 2016
The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way [repost]

The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 48 kb/s (1 ch) | Duration: 11:15:48 | 2015 | ISBN-10: 1504715217 | 239 MB
Genre: Language

With dazzling wit and astonishing insight, Bill Bryson – the acclaimed author of The Lost Continent – brilliantly explores the remarkable history, eccentricities, resilience, and sheer fun of the English language. From the first descent of the larynx into the throat (why you can talk but your dog can't) to the fine lost art of swearing, Bryson tells the fascinating, often uproarious story of an inadequate, second-rate tongue of peasants that developed into one of the world's largest growth industries.

Teaching the Mother Tongue in a Multilingual Europe  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at May 16, 2016
Teaching the Mother Tongue in a Multilingual Europe

Teaching the Mother Tongue in a Multilingual Europe by Witold Tulasiewicz
English | June 20, 2005 | ISBN: 0826470270 | 242 Pages | PDF | 16 MB

In a time when the increasing cultural diversity and population mobility of the continent calls for good communication skills, this fascinating book features a wealth of data and critical opinion on the topic of mother tongue education.

Foreign Language and Mother Tongue by Istvan Kecskes  

Posted by tanas.olesya at Oct. 17, 2015
Foreign Language and Mother Tongue by Istvan Kecskes

Foreign Language and Mother Tongue by Istvan Kecskes
English | 13 July 2000 | ISBN: 0805827595, 0805827609 | 160 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

This is the first book that discusses the effect of foreign language learning on first language processing.

The mother tongue.. English and how it got this way  

Posted by DZ123 at Sept. 5, 2015
The mother tongue.. English and how it got this way

Bryson B., "The mother tongue.. English and how it got this way"
English | 1990 | ISBN: 0888078958 | DJVU | pages: 270 | 2 mb

The Mother Tongue: English and How it Got that Way  

Posted by tarantoga at June 13, 2015
The Mother Tongue: English and How it Got that Way

Bill Bryson, "The Mother Tongue: English and How it Got that Way"
ISBN: 0380715430 | 1990 | EPUB | 272 pages | 725 KB

Mother Tongue: The Story of the English Language  

Posted by tarantoga at Aug. 14, 2014
Mother Tongue: The Story of the English Language

Bill Bryson, "Mother Tongue: The Story of the English Language"
ISBN: 0141040084, 014014305X | 2009 | EPUB/MOBI | 288 pages | 294 KB/402 KB
Challenging the Traditional Axioms: Translation into a non-mother tongue (repost)

Challenging the Traditional Axioms: Translation into a non-mother tongue (Benjamins Translation Library) by Dr. Nike K. Pokorn
English | 2005 | ISBN-10: 1588116344, 9027216681 | 178 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB

Translation into a non-mother tongue or inverse translation, especially of literary texts, has always been frowned upon within Translation Studies in Western cultures and regarded by literary scholars and linguists as an activity of dubious worth, doomed to fail.
Challenging the Traditional Axioms: Translation into a non-mother tongue

Dr. Nike K. Pokorn, "Challenging the Traditional Axioms: Translation into a non-mother tongue"
2005 | ISBN-10: 1588116344, 9027216681 | 178 pages | PDF | 3 MB
The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way (Broadcast December 1997-January 1998)

The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way
(Broadcast December 1997-January 1998)

Publisher: BBC | 1998 | ISBN: N/A | English | MP3 CBR 128 kbps | Lenght: 02:45:00 | 151.63 Mb

The author of the acclaimed The Lost Continent now steers us through the quirks and byways of the English language. We learn why island, freight, and colonel are spelled in such unphonetic ways, why four has a u in it but forty doesn't, plus bizarre and enlightening facts about some of the patriarchs of this peculiar language.