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Developing English Teachers: The Role of Mentorship in a Reflective Profession
Developing English Teachers: The Role of Mentorship in a Reflective Profession
by Andrew Goodwyn
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Aimed at anyone interested in helping English teachers to develop and improve, this text's main focus is on the ways in which experienced English teachers can support and develop student teachers, and induct them into the profession. Also, the idea of... (read more)

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Ciris: A Poem Attributed to Vergil
Ciris: A Poem Attributed to Vergil
by R. O. A. M. Lyne
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A new text of Ciris, a mythological narrative poet on the legend of Scylla and Nisus.... (read more)

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Memory-Based Text Processing: A Special Issue of "Discourse Processes"
Memory-Based Text Processing: A Special Issue of "Discourse Processes"
by Edward J O'brien
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Memory-based text processing (MBP) is a label that has been used to refer to a theoretical perspective shared by contributors to this special issue. The articles are by researchers who either explicitly identify themselves as working within the memory... (read more)

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The Well-Crafted Argument: A Guide and Reader
The Well-Crafted Argument: A Guide and Reader
by Fred D. White
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Incorporating new articles, expanded commentary, and the most current MLA and APA citation models, the fifth edition of THE WELL-CRAFTED ARGUMENT guides students through the process of writing effective arguments across the disciplines. The two-part... (read more)

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Plague and the Athenian Imagination: Drama, History, and the Cult of Asclepius
Plague and the Athenian Imagination: Drama, History, and the Cult of Asclepius
by Robin Mitchell-boyask
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The great plague of Athens that began in 430 BCE had an enormous effect on the imagination of its literary artists and on the social imagination of the city as a whole. In this 2007 book, Professor Mitchell-Boyask studies the impact of the plague on... (read more)

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Essentials of English Grammar
Essentials of English Grammar
by Jespersen Otto
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This classic text presents the chief facts of English grammar, giving the student a real insight into the structure of the language. Grammatical rules are laid out in a clear, concise way and are illustrated with carefully selected examples.... (read more)

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Teachers in Action (Cambridge Teacher Training and Development)
Teachers in Action (Cambridge Teacher Training and Development)
by Peter James
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The book provides a flexible framework for helping teachers on in-service education and development programmes to investigate topics in their classrooms that are relevant to them. It also offers a wealth of ideas and activities, designed to help them... (read more)

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Horace: Odes IV and Carmen Saeculare (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)
Horace: Odes IV and Carmen Saeculare (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)
by Horace
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The Carmen Saeculare was composed and published in 17 BCE as Horace was returning to the genre of lyric which he had abandoned six years earlier; the fourth book of Odes is in part a response to this poem, the only commissioned poem we know from the... (read more)

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Malayalam
Malayalam
by R. E. Asher
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Malayalam is one of the four major Dravidian languages spoken principally in the southern part of India. It has a recorded history of eight centuries and is spoken by more than thirty million people on the Malabar coast of southern India This is the... (read more)

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English for Health Sciences (06 Edition)
English for Health Sciences (06 Edition)
by Martin Milner
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The purpose of English for Health Sciences is to empower students with the language and life skills they need to carry out their career goals. To this end it provides ample opportunities for students to build awareness and practice the language in real... (read more)

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Spreading the Word : Language and Dialect in America (00 Edition)
Spreading the Word : Language and Dialect in America (00 Edition)
by John Mcwhorter
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The idea that there is one "best" English is so intuitively plausible and so relentlessly inculcated in us that it is only natural to attempt to uphold this "Standard" among our students. Our error is in thinking that anything that deviates from this... (read more)

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The Making of English
The Making of English
by Henry Bradley
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This etymological tour de force was written by a self-taught farmer's son who became a world-famous linguist and senior editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. By the time he was a teenager, Henry Bradley (1845-1923) had immersed himself in several... (read more)

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Note-taking for Consecutive Interpreting
Note-taking for Consecutive Interpreting
by Andrew Gillies
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Aimed at students of conference interpreting, whether on university and professional training courses or self-learners, Note-Taking for Consecutive Interpreting - A short Course offers future interpreters a step-by-step guide to the skill of note-taking,... (read more)

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Vergleichende Syntax Der Indogermanischen Sprachen (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics)
Vergleichende Syntax Der Indogermanischen Sprachen (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics)
by Berthold Delbruck
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Karl Brugmann originally intended to include a volume on syntax in his comparative grammar of Indo-European, but as that ambitious project expanded, he and his publisher enlisted Berthold Delbrück (1842-1922) to take on the treatment of syntax. Delbr... (read more)

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A   Briefe of the Art of Rhetorique Containing in Substance All That Aristotle Hath Written in His Three Bookes of That Subject, Except Onely What Is
A Briefe of the Art of Rhetorique Containing in Substance All That Aristotle Hath Written in His Three Bookes of That Subject, Except Onely What Is
by Thomas Hobbes
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EARLY DOCUMENTS OF LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS. Imagine holding history in your hands. Now you can. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Early English Books Online, this rare material is now available in single print... (read more)

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Routledge Intermediate Chinese Reader (13 Edition)
Routledge Intermediate Chinese Reader (13 Edition)
by Helen Shen
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This book, available in both a simplified and a full-form character edition, is designed to help low-intermediate students of Mandarin improve their vocabulary and grammar competence, reading strategies, and translation skills. It uses Chinese idiomatic... (read more)

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Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics #4: The Pragmatics of Literary Testimony: Authenticity Effects in German Social Autobiographies
Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics #4: The Pragmatics of Literary Testimony: Authenticity Effects in German Social Autobiographies
by Chantelle Warner
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In this book, Warner examines a number of German-language literary autobiographies that are connected to diverse social movements of the last forty years. These books have all received critical attention from the popoular press, topped bestseller lists... (read more)

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Age Is Only Young with Wrinkles
Age Is Only Young with Wrinkles
by Dory Leviss
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I wish to introduce one of the beneficiaries of the most gratifying environment of Century Village, Deerfield Beach, FL. Dory Leviss is a vital, beautiful, articulate 93 year old. She is a Poet of exceptional talent and delights many of the village's... (read more)

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Odyssey (94 Edition)
Odyssey (94 Edition)
by Homer
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This first self-contained edition of Books VI-VIII of the Odyssey--the account of Odysseus' time among the Phaeacians--serves also as a popular introduction to Homer. The Commentary provides guidance on questions of literary and narrative technique and... (read more)

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Speaking: From Intention to Articulation
Speaking: From Intention to Articulation
by William J. M. Levelt
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In Speaking, Willem "Pim" Levelt, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Psycholinguistik, accomplishes the formidable task of covering the entire process of speech production, from constraints on conversational appropriateness to articulation and self-... (read more)

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