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Language! The Comprehensive Literacy Curriculum [Book F]

by Jane Fell Greene Nancy Chapel Eberhardt

LANGUAGE! (4th Edition) Student Text, Book F

Language! The Comprehensive Literacy Curriculum [Book F]

by Jane Greene

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Language, Culture, and Society

by Zdenek Salzmann James Stanlaw Nobuko Adachi

For four previous editions, professors have turned to Zdenek Salzmann's Language, Culture, and Society for its comprehensive coverage of all critical aspects of linguistic anthropology, as well as for its student-friendly pedagogy. New coauthors James Stanlaw and Nobuko Adachi join Salzmann in revising this classic text. With extensive updates and expanded discussions of fundamental issues in the field, the fifth edition continues to be the essential teaching text for the introductory linguistic anthropology course.The fifth edition features three new chapters on language and thought, language and ideology, and language in a globalized world, as well as expanded consideration of the role of linguistics as a key subfield of anthropology. This edition also includes an updated built-in resource manual and study guide, including key terms, discussion questions, projects, objective study questions, and suggestions for further reading.

Language death

by David Crystal

The rapid endangerment and death of many minority languages across the world is a matter of widespread concern, not only among linguists and anthropologists but among all interested in the issues of cultural identity in an increasingly globalized culture. A leading commentator and popular writer on langauge issues, David Crystal asks the fundamental question, "Why is language death so important?", reviews the reason for the current crisis, and investigates what is being done to reduce its impact. By some counts, only 600 of the 6,000 or so languages in the world are "safe" from the threat of extinction. By some reckonings, the world will, by the end of the twenty-first century, be dominated by a small number of major languages. Language Death provides a stimulating and accessible account of this alarming trend, which, like the large-scale destruction of the environment, is both peculiarly modern and increasingly global. Language Death includes intelligent argument and moving descriptions of the decline and demise of particular languages, as well as practical advise for anyone interested in pursuing the subject further. David Crystal is a leading authority on language, and author of many books, including most recently Language and the Internet, (Cambridge, 2001). He is author or editor of several other books with Cambridge, including the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language (1997), Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language (1995), English as a Global Langauge (1997), Language Death (2000); and Words on Words (University of Chicago, 2000). An internationally renowned writer, journal editor, lecturer and braodcaster, he received an Order of the British Empire in 1995 for his services to the English language.

Language Essentials: Grammar and Writing

by EMC Corporation

Language Essentials provides an integrated and meaningful view to grammar and writing.

Language Exercises: Book 1

by Steck-Vaughn

This Language Exercises Book contains seven units and includes topics such as Study Skills, Vocabulary, Sentences, Grammar and Usage, Capitalization and Punctuation, and Composition.

The Language God Talks

by Herman Wouk

"More years ago than I care to reckon up, I met Richard Feynman." So begins THE LANGUAGE GOD TALKS, Herman Wouk's gem on navigating the divide between science and religion. In one rich, compact volume, Wouk draws on stories from his life as well as on key events from the 20th century to address the eternal questions of why we are here, what purpose faith serves, and how scientific fact fits into the picture. He relates wonderful conversations he's had with scientists such as Feynman, Murray Gell-Mann, Freeman Dyson, and Steven Weinberg, and brings to life such pivotal moments as the 1969 moon landing and the Challenger disaster. Brilliantly written, THE LANGUAGE GOD TALKS is a scintillating and lively investigation and a worthy addition to the literature.

Language in the Law

by John Carey V. Prakasam John Gibbons K. V. Tirumalesh

The Language in the Law records the different modes and practices in the use of language related to law. The nexus between language and the law in various countries and cultures is examined in this book.

Language in the USA: Themes for the Twenty-first Century

by Edward Finegan John R. Rickford

This textbook provides a comprehensive survey of current language issues in the USA. Through a series of specially commissioned chapters by leading scholars, it explores the nature of language variation in the United States and its social, historical and political significance. The book is divided into three sections. Part I, American English, explores the history and distinctiveness of American English, and regional and social varieties. Part II, Other Language Varieties, looks at multilingualism and linguistic diversity. Part III, The Sociolinguistic Situation in the USA includes chapters on attitudes to language, language and education, Rap and Hip Hop, and adolescent language. It also explores issues such as the Ebonics controversy and the English Only movement. Clear, accessible and broad in its coverage, this book will be welcomed by students across the disciplines of English, Linguistics, Communication, American Studies and Popular Culture, as well as anyone interested more generally in language-related issues.

Language in Thought and Action

by Alan R. Hayakawa S. I. Hayakawa

A revised, updated edition of S. I. Hayakawa's classic work on semantics. He discusses the role of language, its many functions, and how language shapes our thinking. Introduction by Robert MacNeil; Index.

The Language Inside

by Holly Thompson

Emma Karas was raised in Japan; it's the country she calls home. But when her mother is diagnosed with breast cancer, Emma's family moves to a town outside Lowell, Massachusetts, to stay with Emma's grandmother while her mom undergoes treatment. Emma feels out of place in the United States.She begins to have migraines, and longs to be back in Japan. At her grandmother's urging, she volunteers in a long-term care center to help Zena, a patient with locked-in syndrome, write down her poems. There, Emma meets Samnang, another volunteer, who assists elderly Cambodian refugees. Weekly visits to the care center, Zena's poems, dance, and noodle soup bring Emma and Samnang closer, until Emma must make a painful choice: stay in Massachusetts, or return home early to Japan.

Language Instruction for Students with Disabilities (3rd edition)

by Tom E. C. Smith Edward A. Polloway Lynda Miller

Language development and language competence are recognized as critical emphases in the education of all children, and certainly those who experience disabilities. The substantial amount of research and programming in the diverse fields within the language domain reflects this emphasis.

Language Matters : A Guide to Everyday Questions About Language

by Donna Jo Napoli Vera Lee-Schoenfeld

Language Matters is an engaging read for both students and linguists. It breaks all myths and notions about the nature of language used in our daily routine and provides a highly informative tour examining various normal and controversial language-related questions.

Language Network (Grade 10)

by Mcdougal Littell

The teacher panels helped guide the conceptual development of Language Network. They participated actively in shaping and reviewing prototype materials for the pupil edition, determining ancillary and technology components, and guiding the development of the scope and sequence for the program.

Language Network (Grade 11)

by Mcdougal Littell

The teacher panels helped guide the conceptual development of Language Network. They participated actively in shaping and reviewing prototype materials for the pupil edition, determining ancillary and technology components, and guiding the development of the scope and sequence for the program.

Language Network (Grade 12)

by Harcout School

You can use both concrete and abstract nouns to add power to descriptions. Notice how Vera Brattain uses contrasting nouns to create a vivid description of what she sees and feels.

Language Network: Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics Workbook

by Mcdougal Littell

A workbook focusing on the grammar, usage and mechanics of the English language.

Language Network: Grammar, Writing, Communication


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The Language Of Animals

by Carol Gurney

A Step-by-Step Program for Communicating With Your Animals The human/animal spiritual connection is a powerful one. In this astounding guide, renowned animal communicator Carol Gurney draws upon fifteen years of successful communication with animals to offer animal lovers what they've always longed for: a simple, effective method for "listening to" and communicating with their animals. Based on her successful 7-step HeartTalk ProgramSM, which has already helped thousands of people understand their basic telepathic connection with animals, Gurney outlines the principles of "heart-to-heart" communication, showing you how to open your heart to a more meaningful connection with the animals you love. Learn how to: * Understand your animal's needs, feelings, and innermost thoughts so you can discover who he or she really is * Develop long-distance communication skills to locate lost or stolen animals * Understand animals' physical feelings so you can help comfort them when they are sick or injured * Emotionally prepare yourself for the death of your beloved animal * Discover how animals can be your best teachers in helping you to love yourself * Actually communicate telepathically with the loving beings that share your world! Animals are not only our loyal companions; they are our guides, our healers, our link to the simple wisdom of the natural world. Filled with amazing real-life stories of human/animal communication,The Language of Animalsis a must for every animal enthusiast-and a loving gift to the engaging, expressive animals who have so much to share. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Language of Baklava

by Diana Abu-Jaber

Diana Abu-Jaber's vibrant, humorous memoir weaves together stories of being raised by a food-obsessed Jordanian father with tales of Lake Ontario shish kabob cookouts and goat stew feasts under Bedouin tents in the desert. These sensuously evoked repasts, complete with recipes, in turn illuminate the two cultures of Diana's childhood-American and Jordanian-while helping to paint a loving and complex portrait of her impractical, displaced immigrant father who, like many an immigrant before him, cooked to remember the place he came from and to pass that connection on to his children. The Language of Baklavairresistably invites us to sit down at the table with Diana's family, sharing unforgettable meals that turn out to be as much about "grace, difference, faith, love" as they are about food. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Language of Composition: Reading, Writing, Rhetoric

by Renée H. Shea Lawrence Scanlon Robin Dissin Aufses

The Language of Composition is the first college-level textbook created specifically for the AP* English Language course. Inside, students will find everything they need to learn college-level reading, writing, and analysis skills: concise introductory chapters on rhetoric, close reading, and synthesizing sources; a rich collection of thematically arranged readings that includes essays, speeches, letters, newspaper columns, as well as fiction, poetry, and visual texts; carefully crafted assignments that reinforce the skills taught in the introductory chapters; and much more. The Language of Composition - designed to help students succeed in the AP English Language course and embark on a successful college career. Book jacket.

The Language of Dogs

by David Donnenfeld Justin Silver

The canine expert and star of the hit TV show Dogs in the City shares his cutting-edge methods for training and caring for happy, healthy dogs in the city.Do you have a doggy dilemma? Struggling with canine claustrophobia? Are you trying to give Fido the best care and attention, but your busy life is getting in the way?Meet Justin Silver.As a dog trainer by day and stand-up comedian by night, Justin combined his two vocations and created the charity "Funny For Fido," providing assistance to homeless animals and the groups that support them. In 2006, after fostering and rehabilitating abused animals for more than a decade, he opened a full-service pet care company in New York, which was featured on the hit CBS show Dogs in the City. With a creative and instinctive ability to connect with dogs and solve problems between pets and their owners, Justin became New York City's top dog guru. Now, in The Language of Dogs, Justin shares insider tips--not to mention his best hound humor--for socializing dogs of all ages and preparing new puppies for well-adjusted city lives. Packed with expert training techniques, recipes, and grooming advice, this book is a complete guide for people with dogs of all breeds, ages, and temperaments.Justin's work with pet owners is more than a business; he has a true gift for distilling complex issues into simple solutions. A must-read for all dog lovers, The Language of Dogs will help you become the best dog owner you can possibly be.

The Language of Elk

by Benjamin Percy

RED MOON author Benjamin Percy's widely praised debut story collection, originally published by a university press, is now available for the first time as an ebook.This debut collection of stories, The Language of Elk, by the award-winning author of Red Moon, assembles its cast from the mountain towns and low life taverns and high desert ranches of Oregon--a state that in isolated pockets remains a still-unfinished place, the frontier.Here nature exists as a source of wonder and a force to be conquered. Here myths haunt the moss-laden woods and Benjamin Percy shines his light on them, revealing bearded ladies and Bigfoot and marijuana colonies and elk hunting ranches and haunted Indian burial sites, the underside of contemporary western America.With a salty mystical voice that partners the landscape and a vision as wild as his characters, Percy explores a world of surprising violence and gentleness, hilarity and heartbreak, loveliness and ugliness, and in doing so emerges as a beautifully raw voice of the West.

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