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Product Description: Originally published in 1948, this book was written to provide students learning to write Italian with a guide to 'continuous composition of an advanced and serious kind'. Quotations from Italian authors are used to exemplify the constructions considered, revealing the tone and contexts in which they are used...read more

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9781316509685 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 4, 2016, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: Originally published in 1948, this book was written to provide students learning to write Italian with a guide to 'continuous composition of an advanced and serious kind'.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1935, this book was created to provide English students with a good understanding of Spanish pronunciation, particularly those students intending to teach Spanish. Illustrative figures and a short bibliography are included...read more

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9781316509722 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 4, 2016, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: Originally published in 1935, this book was created to provide English students with a good understanding of Spanish pronunciation, particularly those students intending to teach Spanish.

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Product Description: Given the renewed interest in “identity” within applied linguistics and sociolinguistics, and the difficulty and relative unfamiliarity of current theories of subjectivity for students in these fields, this book meets a clear need: an accessible introduction to theories of subjectivity and the way they arise in fields of interest to students of language...read more

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9781934078709 | Mouton De Gruyter, February 15, 2017, cover price $98.00 | About this edition: Given the renewed interest in “identity” within applied linguistics and sociolinguistics, and the difficulty and relative unfamiliarity of current theories of subjectivity for students in these fields, this book meets a clear need: an accessible introduction to theories of subjectivity and the way they arise in fields of interest to students of language.

Product Description: The third edition of this highly successful atlas has been fully updated to provide a truly comprehensive, one-of-a-kind resource. The ten expanded sections feature a total of 140 maps, all of which have been revised to give the most accurate picture of the world language situation, and redesigned for greater ease of use...read more
By R. E. Asher (editor) and Christopher Moseley (editor)

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9780415835022 | 3 revised edition (Routledge, January 11, 2017), cover price $910.00 | also contains Atlas of the World's Languages | About this edition: The third edition of this highly successful atlas has been fully updated to provide a truly comprehensive, one-of-a-kind resource.
9780415019255 | Routledge, January 1, 1994, cover price $1125.00 | About this edition: Never before have all the world's languages been accurately and completely mapped.

Product Description: The third edition of this highly successful atlas has been fully updated to provide a truly comprehensive, one-of-a-kind resource. The ten expanded sections feature a total of 140 maps, all of which have been revised to give the most accurate picture of the world language situation, and redesigned for greater ease of use...read more
By R. E. Asher (editor)

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9780415835022 | 3 revised edition (Routledge, January 11, 2017), cover price $910.00 | also contains Atlas of the World's Languages | About this edition: The third edition of this highly successful atlas has been fully updated to provide a truly comprehensive, one-of-a-kind resource.
9780415310741 | 2 edition (Routledge, December 30, 2007), cover price $825.00 | About this edition: Before the first appearance of the Atlas of the World's Languages in 1993, all the world's languages had never been accurately and completely mapped.

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Product Description: This volume presents the documentation and description of the Mukri variety of the Central Kurdish, spoken in north western Iran. The volume contains background information on the dialect and the speech community, ten texts with English translations, two interlinear morphemic glossed texts, and a grammatical description and lexicon based on the author's field work...read more

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9783954901326 | Reichert Verlag, December 31, 2016, cover price $107.00 | About this edition: This volume presents the documentation and description of the Mukri variety of the Central Kurdish, spoken in north western Iran.

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By Eurotalk (corporate author)

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9781618945273 | Cdr deluxe edition (Topics Entertainment, December 1, 2016), cover price $59.99

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Product Description: This book is intended to help you easily determine your Japanese name and learn the most suitable way to write it with Japanese Kanji. Japan more than most countries, places emphasis on harmoniously blending in with others. In fact, it has not one, but two proverbs similar to the Western, "When in Rome…" Go ni itte wa, go ni shigagae, or "Obey the customs of the village you enter;" and Deru kugi wa utareru, or "The nail that sticks up will be hammered...read more

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9780804847759 | Tuttle Pub, November 8, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This book is intended to help you easily determine your Japanese name and learn the most suitable way to write it with Japanese Kanji.

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Product Description: Translation is everywhere and matters to everybody. Translation doesn't only give us foreign news, dubbed films and instructions for using the microwave: without it, there would be no world religions, and our literatures, our cultures, and our languages would be unrecognizable...read more

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9780198712114 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Translation is everywhere and matters to everybody.

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Product Description: This book examines the relatively little-known history of interpreting in the Second Sino-Japanese War (1931-45). Chapters within explore how Chinese interpreters were trained and deployed as an important military and political asset by competing domestic and international powers, including the Chinese Nationalist Government (Kuomingtang), the Chinese Communist Party and Japanese forces...read more

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9781137461186, titled "Surviving in Violent Conflicts: Chinese Interpreters in the Second Sino-japanese War 1931–1945" | Palgrave Macmillan, July 25, 2016, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: This book examines the relatively little-known history of interpreting in the Second Sino-Japanese War (1931-45).

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Product Description: The perfect guide to conversational English―now updated with new exercises, practice dialogues, and FREE mobile access to audio recordings With more than 1 million copies in print, the Practice Makes Perfect series is the world’s go-to resource for learning and mastering languages...read more

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9781259643279 | 2 edition (McGraw-Hill, August 26, 2016), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The perfect guide to conversational English―now updated with new exercises, practice dialogues, and FREE mobile access to audio recordings With more than 1 million copies in print, the Practice Makes Perfect series is the world’s go-to resource for learning and mastering languages.

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Product Description: How adult learners can draw upon skills and knowledge honed over a lifetime to master a foreign language.Adults who want to learn a foreign language are often discouraged because they believe they cannot acquire a language as easily as children...read more

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9780522842388, titled "Young Man from Home: James Balfour, 1830-1913" | Melbourne Univ Pr, July 1, 1983, cover price $24.95 | also contains Young Man from Home: James Balfour, 1830-1913

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9780262529808 | Reprint edition (Mit Pr, August 26, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: How adult learners can draw upon skills and knowledge honed over a lifetime to master a foreign language.

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Product Description: The comprehensive program that will lead you from beginner to Spanish mastery one step at a time Based on the idea that the quickest route to learning Spanish is through a solid grounding in grammar basics, Complete Spanish Step-by-Step combines two bestselling guides in one...read more

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9781259643415 | McGraw-Hill, August 26, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The comprehensive program that will lead you from beginner to Spanish mastery one step at a time Based on the idea that the quickest route to learning Spanish is through a solid grounding in grammar basics, Complete Spanish Step-by-Step combines two bestselling guides in one.

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Product Description: This book provides an overview of the linguistic situation in Brunei, including a historical overview and a synopsis of the current education system. It investigates pronunciation, particularly the intelligibility of Brunei English and the vowels of Brunei Mandarin, and it also describes the acquisition of Malay grammar, Malay politeness strategies, the use of language online, language in the courts, a comparison of Malay and English newspapers, the language of shop signs, the status of Dusun, and lastly, English literature in Brunei...read more
By David Deterding (editor)

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9789811008511 | Springer Verlag, June 28, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book provides an overview of the linguistic situation in Brunei, including a historical overview and a synopsis of the current education system.

Product Description: This edited book focuses on the role of different types of pedagogical solutions in the acquisition of the Japanese grammatical system by reviewing, assessing and measuring current theory and research. Findings from this research have implications for the way Japanese grammar is learned and taught in a classroom context...read more
By Sayoko Yamashita (editor)

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9781137498915 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 7, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This edited book focuses on the role of different types of pedagogical solutions in the acquisition of the Japanese grammatical system by reviewing, assessing and measuring current theory and research.

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9781349698349 | Reprint edition (Palgrave Macmillan, July 4, 2016), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This edited book focuses on the role of different types of pedagogical solutions in the acquisition of the Japanese grammatical system by reviewing, assessing and measuring current theory and research.

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Product Description: Travelling in order to recover from a nervous breakdown, Basil Hall Chamberlain (1850-1935) arrived in Yokohama, Japan, in May 1873. He was immediately fascinated by traditional Japanese culture. At the same time, the national drive for modernisation in the wake of the Meiji Restoration had created a demand for teachers of English...read more

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9781108080477 | Blg rei edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 5, 2015), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Travelling in order to recover from a nervous breakdown, Basil Hall Chamberlain (1850-1935) arrived in Yokohama, Japan, in May 1873.
9781432649791 | Bilingual edition (Kessinger Pub Co, June 30, 2007), cover price $43.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: Osterreich, um 1850: Auf der Suche nach Arbeit kommen immer mehr tschechische Zuwanderer nach Wien und in die deutschsprachigen Gebiete Bohmens, um sich dort als Dienstboten oder Handwerker zu verdingen. Sie lernen im Kontakt mit ihrer Umgebung ein Deutsch, mit dem sie sich im Alltag verstandigen konnen...read more

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9783447106177 | Otto Harrassowitz, July 1, 2016, cover price $92.00 | About this edition: Osterreich, um 1850: Auf der Suche nach Arbeit kommen immer mehr tschechische Zuwanderer nach Wien und in die deutschsprachigen Gebiete Bohmens, um sich dort als Dienstboten oder Handwerker zu verdingen.

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Product Description: Working in the context of concrete research projects, this volume examines the advantages and limitations of various empirical methods in studies on second and foreign language acquisition in a multilingual society.
By Bernt Ahrenholz (editor)

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9783110267785 | Mouton De Gruyter, December 30, 2012, cover price $182.00 | About this edition: Der Band thematisiert im Kontext konkreter Forschungsprojekte Vorteile und Grenzen unterschiedlicher empirischer Methoden in Untersuchungen zum Zweit- und Fremdspracherwerb in einer mehrsprachigen Gesellschaft.

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9783110484687 | Reprint edition (Mouton De Gruyter, June 20, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Working in the context of concrete research projects, this volume examines the advantages and limitations of various empirical methods in studies on second and foreign language acquisition in a multilingual society.

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Product Description: This book is based on the Khapalu and Skardu dialects of Balti, a member of the Tibeto-Burman family, spoken in Baltistan. The work is distinguished by its phonetic acuity, particularly important in the case of Balti, whose importance to the Tibeto-Burman and Sino-Tibetan comparatists is its close phonetic relationship to the Tibetan script...read more

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9781138964334 | Reprint edition (Routledge, May 31, 2016), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This book is based on the Khapalu and Skardu dialects of Balti, a member of the Tibeto-Burman family, spoken in Baltistan.

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Product Description: SLA Research and Materials Development for Language Learning is the only book available to focus on the interaction between second language acquisition theory and materials development for language learning. It consists of contributions written by experts in SLA, experts in materials development, researchers who have expertise in both fields, and introductions and conclusions by the editor...read more
By Brian Tomlinson (editor)

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9781138811966 | Routledge, June 6, 2016, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: SLA Research and Materials Development for Language Learning is the only book available to focus on the interaction between second language acquisition theory and materials development for language learning.

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Product Description: One woman’s quest to learn Mandarin in Beijing, Arabic in Beirut, and Spanish in Mexico, with her young family along for the ride. Imagine negotiating for a replacement carburetor in rural Mexico with words you’re secretly pulling from a pocket dictionary...read more

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9781592407927 | Avery Pub Group, May 17, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: One woman’s quest to learn Mandarin in Beijing, Arabic in Beirut, and Spanish in Mexico, with her young family along for the ride.

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Product Description: This volume represents the first collection of empirical studies focusing on peer interaction for L2 learning. These studies aim to unveil the impact of mediating variables such as task type, mode of interaction, and social relationships on learners’ interactional behaviors and language development in this unique and pedagogically powerful learning context...read more
By Susan Ballinger (editor)

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9789027213327 | John Benjamins Pub Co, March 10, 2016, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: This volume represents the first collection of empirical studies focusing on peer interaction for L2 learning.

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9789027213334 | John Benjamins Pub Co, March 10, 2016, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: This volume represents the first collection of empirical studies focusing on peer interaction for L2 learning.

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Product Description: This textbook approaches second language acquisition from the perspective of generative linguistics. Roumyana Slabakova reviews and discusses paradigms and findings from the last thirty years of research in the field, focussing in particular on how the second or additional language is represented in the mind and how it is used in communication...read more

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9780199687268 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 10, 2016, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: This textbook approaches second language acquisition from the perspective of generative linguistics.

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9780199687275 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 10, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This textbook approaches second language acquisition from the perspective of generative linguistics.

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Product Description: Second Language Learning and Language Teaching provides an introduction to the application of second language acquisition research to language teaching. Assuming no previous background in second language acquisition or language teaching methods, this text starts by introducing readers to the basic issues of second language acquisition research...read more

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9780415713771 | 5 revised edition (Routledge, May 18, 2016), cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Second Language Learning and Language Teaching provides an introduction to the application of second language acquisition research to language teaching.

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9780415713801 | 5 revised edition (Routledge, May 18, 2016), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Second Language Learning and Language Teaching provides an introduction to the application of second language acquisition research to language teaching.
9780340958766 | 4th edition (Hodder Education, August 27, 2008), cover price $41.95 | About this edition: The fourth edition of this classic textbook has been revised to reflect recent developments in language teaching and learning yet retains the basic structure and approach so popular with its readers.

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