Category: Language Learning

Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

By Laura M. Ahearn

Obtainable and obviously written, Living Language: An creation to Linguistic Anthropology introduces readers to the research of language in real-life social contexts worldwide throughout the modern conception and perform of linguistic anthropology.

  • A hugely available advent to the learn of language in real-life social contexts round the world
  • Combines vintage stories on language and state of the art modern scholarship and assumes no previous wisdom in linguistics or anthropology
  • Provides a unifying synthesis of present study and considers destiny instructions for the field
  • Covers key issues akin to: language and gender, race, and ethnicity; language acquisition and socialization in young children and adults; language loss of life and revitalization; functionality; language and notion; literacy practices; and multilingualism and globalization

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Techniques and Resources in Teaching Reading (Teaching Techniques in English as a Second Language)

By Sandra Silberstein

This ebook solutions either theoretical and useful questions about the educating of studying. the writer bargains a variety of feedback on the right way to train expository prose, non-prose interpreting, fiction, poetry and songs, in addition to suggestion on easy methods to aid scholars figure opinion from truth. Textbook examples are complemented with a bankruptcy on how lecturers can enhance their very own fabrics.

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Dirty Russian: Everyday Slang from "What's Up?" to "F*%# Off!" (Dirty Everyday Slang)

By Erin Coyne


Next time you’re touring or simply chattin’ in Russia along with your pals, drop the textbook formality and bust out with expressions they by no means educate you at school, including:

• Cool slang
• humorous insults
• particular intercourse terms
• uncooked swear phrases

Dirty Russian teaches the informal expressions heard on a daily basis at the streets of Russia:

What's up?
kak de-LA?

I fairly gotta piss.
mnye O-chen NA-do pos-SAT.

rattling, you fine!
blin, nu ti i shi-KAR-nii!

Let's have an orgy.
da-VAI u-STRO-im OR-gi-yu.

this can be crappy vodka.
d-ta VOD-ka khre-NO-va-ya.

Let's cross get hammered.
poi-DYOM bukh-NYOM.

i am gonna personal you, bitch!
ya te-BYA VI-ye-blyu!

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Nakama 2: Japanese Communication Culture Context, Enhanced (2nd Edition)

By Seiichi Makino, Yukiko Abe Hatasa, Kazumi Hatasa

NAKAMA 2 is the second one a part of a two-year proficiency-oriented application that emphasizes sensible conversation and the improvement of listening, studying, writing, and talking talents. The 11 thematic chapters, plus one initial bankruptcy, concentrate on high-frequency conversation events; whereas bankruptcy dialogues illustrate normal day-by-day occasions consultant in eastern existence and supply practical contexts within which to benefit vocabulary and grammar.

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Digital Games in Language Learning and Teaching (New Language Learning and Teaching Environments)

This edited quantity explores how electronic video games have the capability to interact newcomers either inside and out of doors the study room and to motivate interplay within the objective language. this is often the 1st devoted number of papers to compile cutting-edge learn in game-based studying.

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13 Secrets for Speaking Fluent Japanese

13 secrets and techniques for talking Fluent Japanese offers validated shortcuts for jap language acquisition. choosing teams of people that actively and successfully learn eastern to the purpose of fluency-successful non-native freshmen and eastern children-Giles Murray has amassed from either teams the main profitable and common strategies that are positioned to quick use through either newbie and complicated scholars of eastern.

This ebook is designed for those that have attempted orthodox textbooks and failed, those who comprehend a bit eastern yet shouldn't have the required time or motivation to make the transition to extra critical textbooks, and folks trying to elevate fluency utilizing skill already obtained. It introduces new suggestions for pondering, talking and memorizing eastern speedy, successfully and independently. utilized in tandem with a mainstream textbook, those suggestions will allow any pupil to use what they've got discovered within the school room to real-life occasions, and to talk with out hesitation in average and fluent eastern.

With energetic and exciting commentaries, impressive illustrations, eastern manga-including a six-page extract from Osamu Tezuka's recognized Blackjack series-brainteasing puzzles, and certainly important instance sentences, 13 Secrets bargains a special and fascinating substitute to all scholars of jap.

- An unique manga via Tezuka Osamu
- All new custom-written 16-page manga
- three mini-graphic novels
- Over a hundred illustrations
- Dynamic quiz format
- complete glossaries

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Kana De Manga: The Fun, Easy Way To Learn The ABCs Of Japanese

By Glenn Kardy, Chihiro Hattori

  • Kana de Manga, the newest access within the renowned Manga University lineup of books, makes use of unique manga paintings to educate scholars tips on how to learn, write and pronounce the japanese hiragana and katakana alphabets, sometimes called "kana." writer Glenn Kardy, editor of numerous of the English-language volumes within the world-renowned How to attract Manga sequence, and artist Chihiro Hattori have teamed as much as create this must-have publication for manga fanatics who're drawn to greater than simply lovely pictures.
  • Includes a foreword through Dr. Ronald A. Morse, professor of Japan stories on the collage of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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