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Autofiction in English  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at June 4, 2018
Autofiction in English

Autofiction in English By Hywel Dix
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 287 Pages | ISBN : 3319899015 | 2.81 MB

This innovative volume establishes autofiction as a new and dynamic area of theoretical research in English. Since the term was coined by Serge Doubrovsky, autofiction has become established as a recognizable genre within the French literary pantheon. Yet unlike other areas of French theory, English-language discussion of autofiction has been relatively limited - until now.
The Linguistics of Spoken Communication in Early Modern English Writing: Exploring Bess of Hardwick's Manuscript Letters

The Linguistics of Spoken Communication in Early Modern English Writing: Exploring Bess of Hardwick's Manuscript Letters By Imogen Marcus
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 370 Pages | ISBN : 3319660071 | 8.56 MB

This book uses a corpus of manuscript letters from Bess of Hardwick to investigate how linguistic features characteristic of spoken communication function within early modern epistolary prose. Using these letters as a primary data source with reference to other epistolary materials from the early modern period (1500-1750), the author examines them in a unique and systematic way. The book is the first of its kind to combine a replicable scribal profiling technique, used to identify holograph and scribal handwriting within the letters, with innovative analyses of the language they contain.
Teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) in Japan: Studies from an English-medium University

Teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) in Japan: Studies from an English-medium University By Rachael Ruegg
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 196 Pages | ISBN : 9811082634 | 3.57 MB

This book focuses on appropriate English for Academic Purposes instructional concepts and methods in the Japanese context. It investigates a variety of pedagogical techniques, addressing the fundamental academic English skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing – as well as assessment and materials development. All the research included was conducted in Japanese university settings, thus shedding new light on the effective implementation of EAP teaching and learning activities with Japanese learners of English. This book is of interest to anyone working in an EAP context at the secondary or tertiary level, especially those which include Japanese learners.
Criticality, Teacher Identity, and (In)equity in English Language Teaching: Issues and Implications

Criticality, Teacher Identity, and (In)equity in English Language Teaching: Issues and Implications By Bedrettin Yazan
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 308 Pages | ISBN : 3319729195 | 4.47 MB

This edited volume, envisioned through a postmodern and poststructural lens, represents an effort to destabilize the normalized “assumption” in the discursive field of English language teaching (ELT) (Pennycook, 2007), critically-oriented and otherwise, that identity, experience, privilege-marginalization, (in)equity, and interaction, can and should be apprehended and attended to via categories embedded within binaries (e.g., NS/NNS; NEST/NNEST).

Turks, Repertories, and the Early Modern English Stage  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Feb. 25, 2018
Turks, Repertories, and the Early Modern English Stage

Turks, Repertories, and the Early Modern English Stage By Mark Hutchings
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 | 255 Pages | ISBN : 1137462620 | 3.35 MB

This book considers the relationship between the vogue for putting the Ottoman Empire on the English stage and the repertory system that underpinned London playmaking.

Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Feb. 21, 2018
Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English

Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English By Paul Rickman
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 117 Pages | ISBN : 3319729888 | 2.75 MB

This book showcases fresh research into the underexplored territory of complementation through a detailed analysis of gerunds and ‘to’ infinitives involving control in English. Drawing on large electronic corpora of recent English, it examines subject control in adjectival predicate constructions with ‘scared’, ‘terrified’ and ‘afraid’, moving on to a study of object control with the verbal predicate ‘warn’.

Money, Commerce, and Economics in Late Medieval English Literature  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Feb. 15, 2018
Money, Commerce, and Economics in Late Medieval English Literature

Money, Commerce, and Economics in Late Medieval English Literature By Craig E. Bertolet
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 192 Pages | ISBN : 3319718991 | 3.91 MB

This is the first collection of essays dedicated to the topics of money and economics in the English literature of the late Middle Ages. These essays explore ways that late medieval economic thought informs contemporary English texts and apply modern modes of economic analysis to medieval literature. In so doing, they read the importance and influence of historical records of practices as aids to contextualizing these texts.
Foreign Language Learning Anxiety in China: Theories and Applications in English Language Teaching

Foreign Language Learning Anxiety in China: Theories and Applications in English Language Teaching By Deyuan He
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 232 Pages | ISBN : 9811076618 | 4.67 MB

Already the focus of much interest for 50 years, the study of foreign language learning anxiety (FLLA) still remains a popular research topic among scholars in Western countries. FLLA is believed to be an important cause of students’ “dumb English”.

Jokes: Have a Laugh and Improve Your English  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Dec. 14, 2017
Jokes: Have a Laugh and Improve Your English

Jokes: Have a Laugh and Improve Your English By Adrian Wallwork
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 160 Pages | ISBN : 3319672460 | 1.47 MB

Jokes are a perfect format for learning vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and grammar. Jokes are also designed to be retold. If you learn a joke by heart and tell it to other people, then by doing so you will also learn the grammar and vocabulary involved.

Word Games, Riddles and Logic Tests: Tax Your Brain and Boost Your English  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Dec. 14, 2017
Word Games, Riddles and Logic Tests: Tax Your Brain and Boost Your English

Word Games, Riddles and Logic Tests: Tax Your Brain and Boost Your English By Adrian Wallwork
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 174 Pages | ISBN : 3319672401 | 1.7 MB

This book contains exercises connected with some of the fun or more unusual aspects of the English languageand with games that typically a native English speaker would do. The games have been adapted into a manageable format, but the actual vocabulary contained has not been changed.