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Proceedings of the 12th METU International ELT Convention

Turan, Sema. Yildiz, Burcin Kagitci. , Kagitci Yildiz, Burcin. Turan, Sema.
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(2018)  | 9781527505315 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
AUD 162.95 (inc. GST), AUD 148.14 (ex. GST),
This edited collection contains twenty papers presented at the 12th METU International ELT Convention, “Celebrating Diversity”, held in 2015 in Ankara, Turkey. With the social, cultural and technological changes the 21st century has brought to our lives, every learner today has more diverse needs and...

English Language: Description, Variation and Context

Culpeper, Jonathan. Katamba, Francis. Kerswill, Paul. McEnery, Anthony. Wodak, Ruth.
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(2018)  | 9781137571823 | Springer Palgrave | pbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | 776pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
AUD 77.95 (inc. GST), AUD 70.86 (ex. GST),
The second edition of this hugely successful textbook provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of topics in theoretical and applied linguistics. Written by leading academics in the field, this text offers a firm grounding in linguistics and includes engaging insights into current research. It...

Learner Identity and Learner Beliefs in EFL Writing

Majchrzak, Olga.
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(2018)  | 9783319695594 | Springer | hbk. | book | xx, 269pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 244.95 (inc. GST), AUD 222.68 (ex. GST),
This book focuses on the concept of learner writer identity in the context of foreign language writing. The author demonstrates that the process of writing in a foreign language is much more complex and personal than many writing instructors may assume. The book’s theoretical chapters address such concepts...

Strategies to Support Struggling Adolescent Readers, Grades 6-12

Hollihan, Allen Lisa. McKnight, Katherine S.
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(2018)  | 9781475822052 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
AUD 125.95 (inc. GST), AUD 114.50 (ex. GST),
When students are in elementary school, a teacher who has expertise in teachingthe fundamentals of reading instructs them. At the middle and high school levelthat stops – and the timing could not be worse. The literacy demands increaseexponentially, yet typically schools do not teach adolescents how...

The Influence of Spanish on the English Language since 1801: A Lexical Investigation

Schultz, Julia.
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(2018)  | 9781527504035 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 326pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2018
AUD 172.95 (inc. GST), AUD 157.23 (ex. GST),
While there are numerous investigations of the impact English has exerted on Spanish, the reverse language contact scenario has received comparatively little attention. This book sheds light on the Spanish influence on the English vocabulary since 1801, offering the first systematic analysis of the...

Acquiring Lingua Franca of the Modern Time: Current Issues and Strategies in ESL Studies, Volume II

Polyudova, Elena.
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(2018)  | 9781527503885 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 170pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2018
AUD 155.95 (inc. GST), AUD 141.77 (ex. GST),
This second volume presents modern strategies in the teaching of English as a Second Language (ESL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) from the perspectives of multi-cultural communication, linguistic theory and praxis. Several chapters in the book are taken from the session “ESL Studies” held...

The Pronunciation of English by Speakers of Other Languages

Skarnitzl, Radek. VolĂ­n, Jan.
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(2018)  | 9781527503908 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 310pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2018
AUD 172.95 (inc. GST), AUD 157.23 (ex. GST),
This book focuses on an increasingly attractive, yet controversial topic of non-native accentedness in speech. The contributors here are aware of the fact that the mechanisms and effects of pronunciation are far too complex to allow for strong and definite claims of any sort, but present research leading...

Strategies to support struggling adolescent readers, grades 6-12.

Hollihan, Allen Lisa. McKnight, Katherine S.
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(2018)  | 9781475822069 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 10/1/2018
AUD 57.95 (inc. GST), AUD 52.68 (ex. GST),
When students are in elementary school, a teacher who has expertise in teaching the fundamentals of reading instructs them. At the middle and high school level that stops - and the timing could not be worse. The literacy demands increase exponentially, yet typically schools do not teach adolescents...

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

Wallwork, Adrian.
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(2018)  | 9783319672403 | Springer | pbk. | book | xvii, 159pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 66.95 (inc. GST), AUD 60.86 (ex. GST),
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.The types of games...

Jokes: Have a Laugh and Improve Your English

Wallwork, Adrian.
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(2018)  | 9783319672465 | Springer | pbk. | book | xxvii, 136pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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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. The book also contains exercises designed...

Test Your Personality: Have Fun and Learn Useful Phrases

Wallwork, Adrian.
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(2018)  | 9783319672250 | Springer | pbk. | book | xvii, 164pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Personality tests are relatively quick and easy to read, and are thus great for improving your English vocabulary and knowledge of idiomatic expressions. These quizzes were designed primarily to enable you to: learn some useful English vocabulary (of the type that is often not taught in a language course)have...

Wordsearches: Widen Your Vocabulary in English

Wallwork, Adrian.
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(2018)  | 9783319672311 | Springer | pbk. | book | xxiii, 174pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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On the train, on the beach, on the sofa ... many people in all parts of the world enjoy doing wordsearches. If you are studying English and want to learn and practise vocabulary related to various topics, then this book is for you! The topics reflect the kinds of everyday conversations that you might...

Assessing EFL Writing in the 21st Century Arab World: Revealing the Unknown

Abouabdelkader, Hassan. Ahmed, Abdelhamid.
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(2017)  | 9783319641034 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 301pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 199.95 (inc. GST), AUD 181.77 (ex. GST),
Chapter 1. Assessment of EFL Writing in Some Arab World University Contexts: Issues and Challenges; Abdelhamid Ahmed  Chapter 2. The Effect of Self-Assessment as a Revision Technique on Egyptian EFL Students’ Expository Essay Writing; Nehal Sadek  Chapter...

Undergraduate ELT in Sri Lanka: Policy, Practice and Perspectives for South Asia

Attanayake, U. Asantha. Attanayake, Asantha U.
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(2017)  | 9781527503083 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 330pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
AUD 166.95 (inc. GST), AUD 151.77 (ex. GST),
The book looks into the South Asian experience of English language education in the first decade of the 21st century by examining its policies, practices and perspectives in Sri Lanka. It discusses the evolution of English from the language of administration of the former South Asian colony up to its...

Language Curriculum Innovation in a Chinese Secondary School: A Study of Teacher Cognition and Classroom Practices

Zhu, Yan.
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(2017)  | 9789811072383 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiii, 247pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 310.95 (inc. GST), AUD 282.68 (ex. GST),
This book offers a comprehensive overview of the changes in foreign language teachers' cognition and practices during a four-year innovation project at a Chinese secondary school, and explores the factors that influenced the trajectory of those changes. It makes a substantial contribution to research...

Language variation on jamaican radio.

Westphal, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9789027249203 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 273pp | Availability last checked: 13/12/2017
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This volume presents an in-depth analysis of language variation on Jamaican radio newscasts and talk shows. It explores the interaction of global and local varieties of English with regard to newscasters' and talk show hosts' language use and listeners' attitudes. The book illustrates the benefits of...

 

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