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Norse-Derived Vocabulary in late Old English Texts: by Sara M. Pons-Sanz

By Sara M. Pons-Sanz

This ebook specializes in the Norse-derived vocabulary within the works of Archbishop Wulfstan II of York (d. 1023). a substantial virtue derives from learning Wulfstan's compositions simply because, in contrast to most elderly English texts, they're heavily dateable and, to a undeniable quantity, localizable. therefore, they provide very good fabric for the exam of the method of integration and lodging of Norse-derived vocabulary in outdated English. After developing the record of phrases which might be approved to be Norse-derived, this e-book analyses their family members with their local synonyms, either from a semantic and a stylistic perspective, and their inclusion within the word-formation tactics to which Wulfstan submitted his vocabulary, local and borrowed alike. the data derived from this method is used to discover the prospective purposes for the archbishop's number of the borrowed phrases and the influence which his lexical practices had on modern and later English writers.

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Learning Latin the Ancient Way: Latin Textbooks from the by Eleanor Dickey

By Eleanor Dickey

What did Greek audio system within the Roman empire do once they desired to examine Latin? They used Latin-learning fabrics containing actual, relaxing vignettes approximately everyday life within the historic international - procuring, banking, going to the baths, having fights, being scolded, making excuses - greatly just like the dialogues in a few of modern foreign-language textbooks. those tales offer valuable perception into way of life within the Roman empire, in addition to into how Latin used to be realized at that interval, and so they have been all written through Romans in Latin that used to be designed to be effortless for novices to appreciate. newbies extensively utilized designated newbies' types of serious Latin authors together with Virgil and Cicero, and dictionaries, grammars, texts in Greek transliteration, and so on. most of these fabrics at the moment are on hand for the 1st time to present day scholars, in a ebook designed to enrich sleek textbooks and improve the Latin-learning event.

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A Grammar of Madurese by William D. Davies

By William D. Davies

Madurese is an incredible neighborhood language of Indonesia, with a few 14 million audio system, often at the island of Madura and adjoining elements of Java, making it the fourth greatest language of Indonesia after Indonesian, Javanese, and Sundanese. there's no latest accomplished descriptive grammar of the language, with latest reviews being both sketches of the entire grammar, or distinct descriptions of phonology and morphology or a few specific themes inside of those elements of the grammar. there isn't any competing paintings that gives the breadth and intensity of insurance of this grammar, specifically (though no longer solely) in regards to syntax.

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Lexicographic Description of English by Morton Benson

By Morton Benson

Designed to aid lexicographers collect larger dictionaries of English, this e-book offers information regarding the language that's not on hand in the other unmarried resource. it's the first critical try to describe intimately the lexical and grammatical alterations among American and British English and gives a trailblazing method to the vexing challenge of the way to regard normal American and British RP pronunciation within the comparable dictionary with assistance from a Simplified Transcription for which any typewriter keyboard may be tailored and a pioneering description of the rules about the remedy of mounted grammatical and lexical collocations in destiny general-purpose dictionaries of English.

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Tout Va Bien! Level 3 Textbook with Portfolio (French by Auge

By Auge

Tout va bien ! suggest : Des helps et des events de verbal exchange authentiques ou proches de l'authentique, permettant à l'élève de se sensibiliser aux différents registres et de découvrir certains features de l. a. tradition francophone tout autant que los angeles langue De très nombreuses activités visant l'acquisition des quatre compétences de conversation et l'utilisation de stratégies spécifiques Un travail sur l. a. grammaire et le vocabulaire associés aux occasions et au carrier de l. a. verbal exchange faisant une huge position à l'observation et à los angeles réflexion Une invitation régulière à l'évaluation, au travail en autonomie et à l'auto-évaluation. Tout va bien ! three dont les objectifs respectent scrupuleusement les recommandations du CECR suggest également un portfolio inclus dans le livre de l'élève pour atteindre le niveau B2. los angeles méthode suggest un travail rigoureux et systématique qui porte soit sur une compétence isolée, soit sur plusieurs simultanément. Par ce travail, l'apprenant crée ses propres stratégies de compréhension et d'expression. l. a. diversité des stratégies et des modes d'apprentissage sont largement pris en compte dans los angeles méthode avec des rubriques spécifiques au lengthy des activités. Tout va bien ! three poursuit systématiquement los angeles development amorcée dans Tout va bien ! 1 et 2. los angeles méthode suggest un travail rigoureux et régulier qui porte soit sur une compétence isolée soit sur plusieurs simultanément. los angeles langue écrite acquiert un rôle très very important et les médias (radio et presse) sont des helps récurrents. Grâce à ses helps, l'apprenant peut développer ses propres stratégies de compréhension et d'expression. Le portfolio inclus comporte trois events : los angeles biographie personnelle, le diagnostic linguistique, ainsi que les bilans-communication de l. a. méthode. Il sert à: prendre sense of right and wrong des son parcours individuel parcompétences; attester son profil linguistique.

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The State, the Activists and the Islanders: Language Policy by Robert J. Blackwood

By Robert J. Blackwood

This research of language coverage on Corsica presents the 1st learn of the 3 degrees of language coverage current at the Mediterranean island of Corsica. It specializes in the foremost members - the kingdom, the language activists and the islanders - within the language debate that has taken position around the island given that its buy by means of France. This booklet is proficient by way of contemporary paintings on language making plans, either theoretical and with regards to particular case reviews. whilst, it engages with developments in sociolinguistics over the last many years, that have integrated language making plans of their investigations of languages in touch, language obsolescence and language loss of life. A significant premise of this booklet is that the 3 discrete different types of contributors within the language debate are heavily interrelated and that the prestige and place of Corsican with regards to French can't be understood and not using a thorough exploration of those 3 strands. This quantity will entice researchers and scholars in French reviews, sociolinguistics, and particularly language policy.

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Task-Based Language Education: From Theory to Practice by Kris van den Branden

By Kris van den Branden

Task-based language educating (TBLT) has been attracting the eye of researchers, curriculum builders, instructor running shoes and language academics for a few years. even if, a lot of the to be had literature and study has been from a psycholinguistic standpoint, pushed via the need to appreciate how humans collect a moment language. a ways much less study has been performed to whether TBLT works for genuine academics and genuine beginners in a lecture room atmosphere. This booklet goals to provide a special contribution via uniting a dialogue of task-based pedagogical ideas with descriptions in their program to genuine lifestyles language schooling difficulties. It presents an account of the various demanding situations and hindrances that the implementation of TBLT increases and discusses different suggestions for overcoming them. The booklet encompasses a enormous physique of study from Flanders, the place the implementation of TBLT has been a national undertaking for fifteen years in fundamental, secondary and grownup schooling.

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Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the by Martha T. Roth

By Martha T. Roth

The Chicago Assyrian Dictionary used to be conceived to supply greater than lexical details by myself, greater than a one-to-one an identical among Akkadian and English phrases. via proposing every one observe in a significant context, frequently with an entire and idiomatic translation, it recreates the cultural milieu and hence in lots of methods assumes the functionality of an encyclopedia. Its resource fabric levels in time from the 3rd millennium BC to the 1st century advert, and in geographic sector from the Mediterranean Sea within the west to the Zagros Mountains within the east. The Chicago Assyrian Dictionary has develop into a useful resource for the research of the civilisations of the traditional close to East, their political and cultural historical past, their achievements within the sciences of drugs, astronomy, arithmetic, and linguistics, and never least the undying great thing about their poetry.

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