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Linguistics books help demystify the intricacies of language acquisition. If you’re having difficulties overcoming linguistic hurdles, here are books to help you on your journey.

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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me… Korean at 118.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me… Korean
HK$ 118.00 HK$ 157.00
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The award-winning musical language series from Teach Me is perfect for beginners to listen and learn a new language. Follow a story narrated in Korean as you learn useful words of everyday life including greetings, numbers, colors, days of the week, family members, body parts, and more. Intertwined throughout the story are 21 favorite children's songs in Korean and English that reinforce learning through music memory. Featured songs include: ”The More We Get Together”, ”Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”, ”Head Shoulders Knees and Toes”, ”Six Little Ducks”, and many more. For ages 2 to 12
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me More… German at 118.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me More… German
HK$ 118.00 HK$ 157.00
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A Musical Journey Through the Year by Judy Mahoney More songs, more learning, more fun! Teach Me More... continues the learning adventure with more songs and an advanced vocabulary. The second level celebrates the seasons and introduces you to the beach, the zoo, a museum and celebrates the holidays and a birthday party. The More series includes a delightfully illustrated book with song lyrics and translations in English. 22 Favorite Songs Including: •Kuckuck, Kuckuck •Going to the Zoo •Baa Baa Black Sheep •Simon Says •Silent Night •Months of the Year ...and many more! For ages 2 to 12 Book and CD
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me… Japanese at 118.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me… Japanese
HK$ 118.00 HK$ 157.00
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A Musical Journey Through the Day Introduce kid's to the Japanese language through songs and story. Learn days of the week, numbers, colors, and the alphabet as you sing along and learn. Sings include the ABC Song, Head Shoulders Knees & Toes, One Elephant and many more familiar tunes. Includes paperback book and audio CD. For ages 2 to 12
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me Korean & More Korean at 211.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me Korean & More Korean
HK$ 211.00 HK$ 281.00
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2 classic coloring books from the Teach Me and Teach Me More series in a set. Includes a 60-minute audio CD so children can listen, learn and sing along. Features vocabulary and activities perfect for pre-school to early elementary children. Narrated in Korean and English, the story includes 39 songs with lyrics and translations. Teach Me... a perfect place to start exploring new languages. For ages 2 to 12
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me Italian & More Italian Deluxe Set at 156.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me Italian & More Italian Deluxe Set
HK$ 156.00 HK$ 208.00
Foxysales
Teach Me... Italian and Teacher Guide Deluxe ”Teach Me” Set includes the Original Teach Me... Italian Book and CD, plus the corresponding Teaching Guide to enhance your learning experience. Gives additional ideas and activities to use while enjoying the book and CD. For ages 2 to 12 Book, CD and Teaching Guide Set
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me Spanish & More Spanish at 211.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me Spanish & More Spanish
HK$ 211.00 HK$ 281.00
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2 classic coloring books from the Teach Me and Teach Me More series in a set. Includes a 60-minute audio CD so children can listen, learn and sing along. Features vocabulary and activities perfect for pre-school to early elementary children. Narrated in Spanish and English, the story includes 36 songs with lyrics and translations. Teach Me... a perfect place to start exploring new languages. For ages 2 to 12
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me... Spanish at 118.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me... Spanish
HK$ 118.00 HK$ 157.00
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A Musical Journey Through the Day by Judy Mahoney The award-winning musical series, perfect for beginners. Learn useful words of everyday life, including greetings, numbers, colors, days of the week, family members, body parts and more. The Teach Me... series includes a delightfully illustrated book with song lyrics and translations in English. 18 Favorite Songs Including: •Are You Sleeping •La Cucaracha •The Wheels on the Car •Jack & Jill •Buenas Noches Mis Amigos •Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes ...and many more! For ages 2 to 12 Book and CD
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ODD ONE OUT - Print Gallery / Coffee Bar / Artist Agency Mo- WTFABC The English Books Vol.1-6 at 389.00 HKD from Popmap
ODD ONE OUT - Print Gallery / Coffee Bar / Artist Agency Mo- WTFABC The English Books Vol.1-6
HK$ 389.00
Popmap
WTFABC - The English books Boxset vol.1-6 WTFABC is first and foremost a book about English in English. Duh. Duh indeed. This book unravels the alphabetical, grammatical and assorted English syntax of the rigid English form. Through the world of a decidedly non-English-speaking individual, though he will beg to differ. Every word is a character. A character with a tale to share. Like how Tomorrow persistently arrives too late. And Idiot is one hot mama. Refreshing, compelling and definitively honest, WTFABC is no social commentary but a 300-page journey into an age-old truth of English as we know it. Boxset vol.1-6 124 pages (per book) 140mm x 97mm Matt lamination jacket 100 gsm munken paper
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 The Basic Oxford Picture Dictionary: Monolingual English at 129.00 HKD from The Co-op
The Basic Oxford Picture Dictionary: Monolingual English
HK$ 129.00
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A new edition of this popular topic-based dictionary which focuses on everyday; key vocabulary.
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me Chinese Deluxe Set at 156.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me Chinese Deluxe Set
HK$ 156.00 HK$ 208.00
Foxysales
Teach Me... Chinese and Teacher Guide Deluxe ”Teach Me” Set includes the Original Teach Me... Chinese Book and CD, plus the corresponding Teaching Guide to enhance your learning experience. Gives additional ideas and activities to use while enjoying the book and CD. For ages 2 to 12 Book, CD and Teaching Guide Set
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me More… Chinese at 118.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me More… Chinese
HK$ 118.00 HK$ 157.00
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A Musical Journey Through the Year by Judy Mahoney More songs, more learning, more fun! Teach Me More... continues the learning adventure with more songs and an advanced vocabulary. The second level celebrates the seasons and introduces you to the beach, the zoo, a museum and celebrates the holidays and a birthday party. The More series includes a delightfully illustrated book with song lyrics and translations in English. 20 Favorite Songs Including: •You'll Sing a Song •Going to the Zoo •Baa Baa Black Sheep •Simon Says •Hello New Year •Haru-ga Kita ...and many more! Product of Usa. For ages 2 to 12 Book and CD
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me German Deluxe Set at 156.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me German Deluxe Set
HK$ 156.00 HK$ 208.00
Foxysales
Teach Me... German and Teacher Guide Deluxe ”Teach Me” Set includes the Original Teach Me... German Book and CD, plus the corresponding Teaching Guide to enhance your learning experience. Gives additional ideas and activities to use while enjoying the book and CD. For ages 2 to 12 Book, CD and Teaching Guide Set
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me Italian Deluxe Set at 156.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me Italian Deluxe Set
HK$ 156.00 HK$ 208.00
Foxysales
Teach Me... Italian and Teacher Guide Deluxe ”Teach Me” Set includes the Original Teach Me... Italian Book and CD, plus the corresponding Teaching Guide to enhance your learning experience. Gives additional ideas and activities to use while enjoying the book and CD. For ages 2 to 12 Book, CD and Teaching Guide Set
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 How to Teach English at 454.00 HKD from The Co-op
How to Teach English
HK$ 454.00
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* New glossary to explain teaching terms * DVD with classroom demonstrations of core classroom techniques * New chapter on testing How to Teach English is the only methodology book for ''early stage'' teachers that has a DVD with clips from actual classess
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me... Hebrew at 118.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me... Hebrew
HK$ 118.00 HK$ 157.00
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A Musical Journey Through the Day by Judy Mahoney The award-winning musical series, perfect for beginners. Learn useful words of everyday life, including greetings, numbers, colors, days of the week, family members, body parts and more. The Teach Me... series includes a delightfully illustrated book with song lyrics and translations in English. 21 Favorite Songs Including: •The Wheels on the Car •Hush Little Baby •Tzipor Ktana •Rain Song Medley •Geshem, Geshem •One Elephant and many more! For ages 2 to 12 Book and CD
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me French & More French Deluxe Set at 156.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me French & More French Deluxe Set
HK$ 156.00 HK$ 208.00
Foxysales
Teach Me... French and Teacher Guide Deluxe ”Teach Me” Set includes the Original Teach Me... French Book and CD, plus the corresponding Teaching Guide to enhance your learning experience. Gives additional ideas and activities to use while enjoying the book and CD. For ages 2 to 12 Book, CD and Teaching Guide Set
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me... German at 118.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me... German
HK$ 118.00 HK$ 157.00
Foxysales
Musical Journey Through the Day by Judy Mahoney The award-winning musical series, perfect for beginners. Learn useful words of everyday life, including greetings, numbers, colors, days of the week, family members, body parts and more. The Teach Me... series includes a delightfully illustrated book with song lyrics and translations in English. 20 Favorite Songs Including: •Are You Sleeping •Gute Nacht meine Freunde •The Wheels on the Car •H?nschen klein •Bruder Jakob •Days of the Week ...and many more! For ages 2 to 12 Book and CD
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me More… Spanish at 118.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me More… Spanish
HK$ 118.00 HK$ 157.00
Foxysales
A Musical Journey Through the Year by Judy Mahoney More songs, more learning, more fun! Teach Me More... continues the learning adventure with more songs and an advanced vocabulary. The second level celebrates the seasons and introduces you to the beach, the zoo, a museum and celebrates the holidays and a birthday party. The More series includes a delightfully illustrated book with song lyrics and translations in English. 18 Favorite Songs Including: •De Colores •Going to the Zoo •Baa Baa Black Sheep •Simon Says •Silent Night •Months of the Year ...and many more! For ages 2 to 12 Book and CD
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me... Russian at 118.00 HKD from Foxysales
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Teach Me Book & CD Teach Me... Russian
HK$ 118.00 HK$ 157.00
Foxysales
A Musical Journey Through the Day by Judy Mahoney The award-winning musical series, perfect for beginners. Learn useful words of everyday life, including greetings, numbers, colors, days of the week, family members, body parts and more. The Teach Me... series includes a delightfully illustrated book with song lyrics and translations in English. 20 Favorite Songs Including: •Are You Sleeping •Little Rooster •The Wheels on the Car •Jack & Jill •Russian Lullaby •Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes ...and many more! For ages 2 to 12 Book and CD
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 Improve Your Global Business English at 196.00 HKD from The Co-op
Improve Your Global Business English
HK$ 196.00
The Co-op
Whether you speak English as a first; second or even third language; intercultural business communications means that getting it right has never been more important for you and your organization. English can never be standardized in the global and digital
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Robala ha monate, phirinyane. Bilingual children's book (English - Sesotho) at 30.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Robala ha monate, phirinyane. Bilingual children's book (English - Sesotho)
HK$ 30.00
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 and up) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 Subtitles and Language Learning at 611.00 HKD from Kobo
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Subtitles and Language Learning
HK$ 611.00 HK$ 678.00
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This book is meant to provide a scientific and educational guide for researchers, language professionals and students of applied linguistics. The collected articles incorporate past and recent research on the use of subtitles as foreign language learning tools, and describe some interesting teaching/learning experiences carried out by university scholars and school teachers to test the effects of subtitles/subtitling in tutored or untutored foreign language learning contexts. It provides examples with didactic feedback on the use of interlingual, intralingual and reversed subtitled audiovisuals from the early eighties up to 2013. The opportunities offered by such multimodal, inter-semiotic learning aids are acknowledged to facilitate self-study and promote digital literacy, yet the pedagogical context, be it physical or virtual, always plays a prominent psychological role which affects foreign language acquisition.
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 The Second Language Learning Processes of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties at 349.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Second Language Learning Processes of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties
HK$ 349.00 HK$ 388.00
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The Second Language Learning Processes of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties is the only recent book available to offer a detailed and in-depth discussion of the second language learning processes of students with specific learning difficulties (SpLDs). It summarizes research advances in the fields of cognitive and educational psychology and integrates them with recent studies in the area of second language acquisition (Sla). Thus the book is relevant not only to readers who are particularly interested in the role of specific learning difficulties in learning additional languages, but also to those who would like to understand how individual differences in cognitive functioning influence Sla. The book focuses on four important areas that are particularly relevant for language learners with SpLDs: the processes of SLA in general and the development of reading skills in particular, the effectiveness of pedagogical programs, the assessment of the language competence of students with SpLDs and identifying SpLDs in another language. The book also views learners with SpLDs in their social and educational contexts and elaborates how the barriers in these contexts can affect their language learning processes. This is an excellent resource for language teachers, students, and researchers in the areas of second language acquisition and applied linguistics.
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Lala kakuhle, njanana yasendle. Bilingual children's book (English - Xhosa) at 30.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Lala kakuhle, njanana yasendle. Bilingual children's book (English - Xhosa)
HK$ 30.00
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 and up) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - , . Bilingual children's book (English - Hindi) at 24.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - , . Bilingual children's book (English - Hindi)
HK$ 24.00
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 Soft Power and the Worldwide Promotion of Chinese Language Learning at 175.00 HKD from Kobo
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Soft Power and the Worldwide Promotion of Chinese Language Learning
HK$ 175.00 HK$ 194.00
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'The Confucius Institute Project' - consisting of Confucius Institutes and Classrooms, the posting of Chinese language teachers to overseas schools and universities and the Chinese Bridge language competition - represents an attempt by China to extend its influence globally through the use of soft power. Facilitated by a rapidly increasing demand for Chinese language learning, it has established a presence across the globe and made valuable contributions to the learning and teaching of Chinese. However, this has not necessarily led to an increasingly positive view of China, either at a political or a societal level. Through an analysis of official documents, interviews with those involved, a survey of Chinese-language learners and a study of academic and media sources, the author evaluates the aims of the project, and discusses whether these aims are being met.
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 The Strategy Factor in Successful Language Learning at 245.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Strategy Factor in Successful Language Learning
HK$ 245.00 HK$ 272.00
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This book addresses fundamental questions regarding the relationships between successful language learning and strategy use and development according to learner, situational or target variables. It considers strategy effectiveness from an individual point of view and discusses pedagogical issues, especially relating to teacher perceptions and training, classroom and learner factors, methodology and content. The book begins by discussing underlying theoretical issues and then presents evidence from empirical studies; in addition to presenting a quantitative view, the book also takes a qualitative look at strategy use by individuals. Rather than focusing on strategies divorced from the 'real world' of the classroom, this book explores the issues from the teaching/learning point of view.
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Zhong Ying Yin Xiang Chu Ban She Fun Ways To Learn English 2 (DVD + Book) (English Subtitled) (China Version) at 406.00 HKD from YesAsia
Zhong Ying Yin Xiang Chu Ban She Fun Ways To Learn English 2 (DVD + Book) (English Subtitled) (China Version)
HK$ 406.00
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Fun Ways To Learn English 2 (DVD + Book) (English Subtitled) (China Version)
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 The Handbook of Language Learning and Technology at 1467.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Handbook of Language Learning and Technology
HK$ 1,467.00 HK$ 1,630.00
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The exponential growth and development of modern technologies in all sectors has made it increasingly difficult for students, teachers and teacher educators to know which technologies to employ and how best to take advantage of them. The Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology brings together experts in a number of key areas of development and change, and opens the field of language learning by exploring the pedagogical importance of technological innovation. The handbook is structured around six themes: historical and conceptual contexts core issues interactive and collaborative technologies for language learning corpora and data driven learning gaming and language learning purpose designed language learning resources. Led by fundamental concepts, theories and frameworks from language learning and teaching research rather than by specific technologies, this handbook is the essential reference for all students, teachers and researchers of Language Learning and Tesol. Those working in the areas of Applied Linguistics, Education and Media Studies will also find this a valuable book.
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 Gendered Identities and Immigrant Language Learning at 166.00 HKD from Kobo
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Gendered Identities and Immigrant Language Learning
HK$ 166.00 HK$ 194.00
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This ethnographic study of a California English as a Second Language program explores how the gendered life experiences of immigrant adults shape their participation in both the English language classroom and the education of their children, within the contemporary sociohistorical context of Latin American immigration to the United States.
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Dors bien, petit loup. Bilingual children's book (English - French) at 24.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Dors bien, petit loup. Bilingual children's book (English - French)
HK$ 24.00
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com Livre bilingue pour enfants (de 2 à 4 ans) Tim ne peut pas s'endormir. Son petit loup n'est plus là! Est-ce qu'il l'a oublié dehors? Tout seul, il part dans la nuit - et rencontre des compagnons inattendus … "Dors bien, petit loup" est un conte pour s'endormir qui réchauffe le caur. Il a été traduit dans plus de 50 langues, et est disponible dans toutes les combinaisons imaginables de ces langues. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Lala kamnandi, mpisane. Bilingual children's book (English - Zulu) at 30.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Lala kamnandi, mpisane. Bilingual children's book (English - Zulu)
HK$ 30.00
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 and up) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - . Bilingual children's book (English - Arabic) at 24.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - . Bilingual children's book (English - Arabic)
HK$ 24.00
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Bilingual children's book (English - Arabic, age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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Qi Lu Yin Xiang Chu Ban She Fun Ways To Learn Chinese - English Version 4 (DVD + Book) (English Subtitled) (China Version) at 90.00 HKD from YesAsia
Qi Lu Yin Xiang Chu Ban She Fun Ways To Learn Chinese - English Version 4 (DVD + Book) (English Subtitled) (China Version)
HK$ 90.00
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Fun Ways To Learn Chinese - English Version 4 (DVD + Book) (English Subtitled) (China Version)
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 WorldCALL: Sustainability and Computer-Assisted Language Learning at 187.00 HKD from Kobo
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WorldCALL: Sustainability and Computer-Assisted Language Learning
HK$ 187.00 HK$ 208.00
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This volume focuses on computer- and digitally-assisted language learning in all of its forms: technology-enhanced language learning, network-based language learning, mobile-assisted language learning and so on, in close relation to the topic of sustainability. How can these technologies and techniques be implemented in a sustainable and repeatable way? The book covers a wide range of areas in terms of this "sustainability". These include:(1) education (teacher/learner training)(2) normalisation (integration)(3) systems (reliability, support, development)(4) mobility (mobile-assisted language leaning)(5) innovation (trends, research)The volume samples research and practice in Call from around the world, organised into sections. It has an introduction and a conclusion written by the editors (Ana Gimeno, Mike Levy, Françoise Blin and David Barr) which covers the state of the art at the moment and directions it is likely to take in the future.
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 Second Language Learning Theories at 405.00 HKD from Kobo
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Second Language Learning Theories
HK$ 405.00 HK$ 450.00
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Second Language Learning Theories is a clear and concise overview of the field of second language acquisition (Sla) theories. Written by a team of leading academics working in different SLA specialisms, this book provides expert analysis of the main theories from multiple perspectives to offer a broad and balanced introduction to the topic. The book covers all the main theoretical perspectives currently active in the SLA field and sets them in a broader perspective per chapter, e.g. linguistic, cognitive or sociolinguistic. Each chapter examines how various theories view language, the learner, and the acquisition process. Summaries of key studies and examples of data relating to a variety of languages illustrate the different theoretical perspectives. Each chapter concludes with an evaluative summary of the theories discussed. This third edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the very latest research in the field of Sla. Key features include: a fully re-worked chapter on cognitive models of language and language learning a new chapter on information processing, including the roles of different types of memory and knowledge in language learning the addition of a glossary of key linguistic terms to help the non-specialist a new timeline of second language learning theory development? This third edition takes account of the significant developments that have taken place in the field in recent years. Highly active domains in which theoretical and methodological advances have been made are treated in more depth to ensure that this new edition of Second Language Learning Theories remains as fresh and relevant as ever.
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Sov godt, lille ulv. Bilingual children's book (English - Norwegian) at 24.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Sov godt, lille ulv. Bilingual children's book (English - Norwegian)
HK$ 24.00
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com Tospråklig barnebok (2 til 4 år) Tim får ikke sove. Hans lille ulv har forsvunnet! Hadde han kanskje glemt ham ute? Helt alene går han ut i natten - og får uventet selskap… "Sov godt, lille ulv" er en hjertevarmende godnatthistorie. Den har blitt oversatt til mer enn 50 språk og er tilgjengelig som en tospråklig utgave i alle tenkelige språkkombinasjoner. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 Language Learning and the Brain at 665.00 HKD from Kobo
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Language Learning and the Brain
HK$ 665.00 HK$ 783.00
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Every person who encounters or learns another language is faced with the challenge of processing many new words in a short period of time. What are the conditions under which a learner can acquire those words successfully and process them to long-term memory? How do language and memory faculties interact? What role do the senses play in this process? Are factors such as age or individual backgrounds of learners to be considered? Taking the reader on a fascinating journey through the brain to demonstrate how language is processed, Ulf Schütze explains the dynamic environment involved in recording and producing words. The book also discusses how to use information technology, such as Apps, to make the learning of words entertaining and efficient.
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Sov godt, lille ulv. Bilingual children's book (English - Danish) at 24.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Sov godt, lille ulv. Bilingual children's book (English - Danish)
HK$ 24.00
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com Tosproget b0rnebog (2 til 4 år) Tim kan ikke falde i s0vn. Hans lille ulv er v k! Måske har han glemt den ude? Helt alene går han ud i natten - og får uventet selskab. "Sov godt, lille ulv" er en r0rende godnathistorie som er blevet oversat til mer en 50 sprog og som udgives i en tosproget udgave i alle t nkelige sprogkombinationer. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Лепо спава , мали вуче. Bilingual children's book (English - Serbian (cyr.)) at 24.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Лепо спава , мали вуче. Bilingual children's book (English - Serbian (cyr.))
HK$ 24.00
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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Qi Lu Yin Xiang Chu Ban She Fun Ways To Learn Chinese - English Version 2 (DVD + Book) (English Subtitled) (China Version) at 86.00 HKD from YesAsia
Qi Lu Yin Xiang Chu Ban She Fun Ways To Learn Chinese - English Version 2 (DVD + Book) (English Subtitled) (China Version)
HK$ 86.00
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Fun Ways To Learn Chinese - English Version 2 (DVD + Book) (English Subtitled) (China Version)
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - . Bilingual children's book (English - Kurdish (Sor.)) at 24.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - . Bilingual children's book (English - Kurdish (Sor.))
HK$ 24.00
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Aludj jól, Kisfarkas. Bilingual children's book (English - Hungarian)
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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Bilingualism, Multiculturalism, and Second Language Learning
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This collection pays tribute to Professor Wallace E. Lambert and his contributions to the fields of language and linguistics. Each chapter, written by an internationally renowned theorist or researcher, traces the currents of theory and research within the topic area to the present day, provides a state-of-the-art review of the topic, and offers an outline for future research directions. The book concludes with an overview from Professor Lambert that critically examines the impact of the ideas in each individual chapter. This volume is organized around the three areas where Professor Lambert's unique contributions are most substantial and most evident: bilingualism, multiculturalism, and second language learning. Specifically, the papers presented discuss the topics of social, psychological, cognitive, and neuropsychological aspects of bilingualism and second language learning, the psychology of inter-group relations and multiculturalism, bilingual/immersion education, and language planning. Note: Royalties earned from sales of this book will go to the Wallace E. Lambert Student Research Fund at McGill University for use by students interested in second language acquisition, bilingualism, and/or multiculturalism.
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The implementation of technological tools in classroom settings provides significant enhancements to the learning process. When utilized properly, students can achieve better knowledge and understanding. Multiculturalism and Technology-Enhanced Language Learning is a critical source of research for the latest perspectives on the intersection of cross-cultural studies and technology in foreign language learning classrooms. Highlighting pertinent topics across a range of relevant coverage, such as mobile learning, game-based learning, and distance education, this book is ideally designed for educators, researchers, academics, linguists, and upper-level students interested in the latest innovations for language education.
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This book explores the role of identity in adolescent foreign language learning to provide evidence that an identity-focused approach can make a difference to achievement in education. It uses both in-depth exploratory interviews with language learners and a cross-sectional survey to provide a unique glimpse into the identity dynamics that learners need to manage in their interaction with contradictory relational contexts (e.g. teacher vs. classmates; parents vs. friends), and that appear to impair their perceived competence and declared achievement in language learning. Furthermore, this work presents a new model of identity which incorporates several educational psychology theories (e.g. self-discrepancy, self-presentation, impression management), developmental theories of adolescence and principles of foreign language teaching and learning. This book gives rise to potentially policy-changing insights and will be of importance to those interested in the relationship between self, identity and language teaching and learning.
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In this volume researchers from Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North and South America employ a variety of theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches in their exploration of the links between identity, motivation, and autonomy in language learning. On a conceptual level the authors explore issues related to agency, metacognition, imagination, beliefs, and self. The book also addresses practice in classroom, self-access, and distance education contexts, considering topics such as teachers' views on motivation, plurilingual learning, sustaining motivation in distance education, pop culture and gaming, study abroad, and the role of agency and identity in the motivation of pre-service teachers. The book concludes with a discussion of how an approach which sees identity, motivation, and autonomy as interrelated constructs has the potential to inform theory, practice and future research directions in the field of language teaching and learning.
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The Inspired Island, a series of six documentaries about eminent Taiwan literary figures, drew great praise in 2011. The acclaimed series returns with seven more films about prominent Taiwan and Hong Kong writers in its second installment, The Inspired Island II. In 1959, Taiwan poet Lo Fu began writing his representative Death of a Stone Cell while serving in the army on Kinmen Island. The lauded surrealist long poem would upturn the literary world and inspire writers for generations to come. In 2000, he again opened a new chapter in modern Chinese poetry with the 3,000-line Driftwood. Using the first ten stanzas of Death of a Stone Cell to form the film's structure, River Without Banks explores Lo Fu's life of "poetry and war" from the stone cells of Kinmen's tunnels to his later years in Canada. The film is directed by Wang Wan Jo, who served as a producer on the first The Inspired Island series' Port of Mists and an assistant director and editor on The Coming of Tulku. This edition comes with the film on Blu-ray and DVD, a book about Lo Fu and 76 minutes of special features.
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Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Lekker slaap, wolfie. Bilingual children's book (English - Afrikaans)
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com Tweetalige kinderboek (2-4 jaar) Tim kan nie aan die slaap raak nie. Sy wolfie is weg! Het hy hom miskien buite vergeet? Stoksielalleen gaan hy uit in die nag - en vind onverwags geselskap. "Lekker slaap, wolfie" is 'n aandoenlike slaaptydstorie wat in meer as 50 tale vertaal is. As tweetalige uitgawe is dit in alle moontlike taalkombinasies verkrygbaar. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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Autonomy has become a keyword of language policy in education systems around the world, as the importance of independent learning and new technologies has grown. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, Teaching and Researching Autonomy provides an accessible and comprehensive critical account of the theory and practice of autonomy. Examining the history of the concept, it addresses important questions of how we can identify autonomy in language learning behaviours and how we can evaluate the wide variety of educational practices that have been designed to foster autonomy in learning. Topics new to this edition include: - Autonomy and new technologies - Teacher autonomy - The sociocultural implications of autonomy With over three hundred new references and five new case studies of research on autonomy providing practical advice on research methods and topics in the field, Teaching and Researching Autonomy will be an essential introduction for teachers and students to a subject at the cutting edge of language teaching and research.
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Technology-Enhanced Language Learning for Specialized Domains provides an exploration of the latest developments in technology-enhanced learning and the processing of languages for specific purposes. It combines theoretical and applied research from an interdisciplinary angle, covering general issues related to learning languages with computers, assessment, mobile-assisted language learning, the new language massive open online courses, corpus-based research and computer-assisted aspects of translation. The chapters in this collection include contributions from a number of international experts in the field with a wide range of experience in the use of technologies to enhance the language learning process. The essays have been brought together precisely in recognition of the demand for this kind of specialised tuition, offering state-of-the-art technological and methodological innovation and practical applications. The topics covered revolve around the practical consequences of the current possibilites of mobility for both learners and teachers, as well as the applicability of updated technological advances to language learning and teaching, particularly in specialized domains. This is achieved through the description and discussion of practical examples of those applications in a variety of educational contexts. At the beginning of each thematic section, readers will find an introductory chapter which contextualises the topic and links the different examples discussed. Drawing together rich primary research and empirical studies related to specialized tuition and the processing of languages, Technology-Enhanced Language Learning for Specialized Domains will be an invaluable resource for academics, researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of education, computer assisted language learning, languages and linguistics, and language teaching.
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In recent years the contribution of drama to second language learning has grown internationally as a field of interest to both teachers and researchers. The potential for drama to provide strong social contexts for learning, to provide opportunities for the learner to embody the target language and to motivate students' desire to communicate have been increasingly recognized as fruitful areas of inquiry. This book provides a brief historical perspective on the development of this interest before presenting a range of examples drawn from recent research projects led by those who are themselves experienced as drama and second language teachers. Drawing on a variety of theoretical perspectives and deploying a range of methodological processes, the chapters present evidence as to how and why drama can impact on student learning in a range of classrooms, from the primary school through to undergraduate level. Focusing on issues such as questioning in role, the professional development of second language teachers interested in using drama, and the role of artistry when applying drama as pedagogy for second language learning, they provide an up to date picture of contemporary practices and an acute analysis of both the possibilities and the challenges facing researchers in the field. This book was originally published as a special issue of Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance.
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This edited volume explores how digital games have the potential to engage learners both within and outside the classroom and to encourage interaction in the target language. This is the first dedicated collection of papers to bring together state-of-the-art research in game-based learning.
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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Fisfisa Media co., Ltd. The Inspired Island II: 1918 (2015) (Blu-ray + DVD + Book) (English Subtitled) (Taiwan Version)
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The Inspired Island, a series of six documentaries about eminent Taiwan literary figures, drew great praise in 2011. The acclaimed series returns with seven more films about prominent Taiwan and Hong Kong writers in its second installment, The Inspired Island II. 1918 refers to the birth year of its subject, legendary Hong Kong writer Liu Yi Chang. Six years in the making, the documentary chronicles the Shanghai-born Liu's life and times, from his work in Shanghai's literary scene to his rise in the sixties with the publication of his most representative title, The Drunkard, the first stream of consciousness novel in Chinese literature. As the founder of Hong Kong Literary magazine, the modernist pioneer also nurtured many local writers, including director Ben Wong who served as the chief editor of the book Liu Yichang and Hong Kong Modernism, as well as a screenwriter on Johnnie To films like Life Without Principle. This edition comes with the film on Blu-ray and DVD, a book about Liu Yi Chang and 62 minutes of special features.
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The topics of autonomy and independence play an increasingly important role in language education. They raise issues such as learners' responsibility for their own learning, and their right to determine the direction of their own learning, the skills which can be learned and applied in self-directed learning and capacity for independent learning and the extents to which this can be suppressed by institutional education. This volume offers new insights into the principles of autonomy and independence and the practices associated with them focusing on the area of EFL teaching. The editors' introduction provides the context and outlines the main issues involved in autonomy and independence. Later chapters discuss the social and political implications of autonomy and independence and their effects on educational structures. The consequences for the design of learner-centred materials and methods is discussed, together with an exploration of the practical ways of implementing autonomy and independence in language teaching and learning. Each section of the book opens with an introduction to give structure to the development of ideas and themes, with synopses to highlight salient features in the text and help build upon the material of previous chapters.
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What does a student-centered social studies classroom really look like? Renowned educator Bil Johnson reveals how to teach social studies so that your students become engaged, active, and responsible learners. This book demonstrates how student-centered strategies can be applied in your classroom. It shows you how to make students' work the focus of what occurs in your classroom, prepare lesson plans based on what students should know and be able to do, and create a classroom environment revolving around rigorous and creative student activity. Also included are classroom examples of socratic seminars and other forms of group work such as simulations and role playing, performances and exhibitions, projects and portfolios, and other demonstrations of student learning.
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Seminar paper from the year 2011 in the subject English - Pedagogy, Didactics, Literature Studies, grade: 1,0, University of Bamberg (Lehrstuhl für Didaktik der englischen Sprache und Literatur), course: Task based language learning and teaching, language: English, abstract: Although it is undisputable that task-based language learning and teaching seems to be an interesting and varied methodology regarding language classrooms, there may arise some difficulties when trying to implement this approach. One of the most challenging issues within task-based approaches is considered to be the students' use of the mother tongue. This term paper aims to examine how to deal with mother tongue use in a task-based classroom, how to encourage target language use and finally, how mother tongue use is compatible with task-based approaches
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This volume is the first to explore links between the Russian linguist Mikhail Bakhtin's theoretical insights about language and practical concerns with second and foreign language learning and teaching. Situated within a strong conceptual framework and drawing from a rich empirical base, it reflects recent scholarship in applied linguistics that has begun to move away from formalist views of language as universal, autonomous linguistic systems, and toward an understanding of language as dynamic collections of cultural resources. According to Bakhtin, the study of language is concerned with the dialogue existing between linguistic elements and the uses to which they are put in response to the conditions of the moment. Such a view of language has significant implications for current understandings of second- and foreign-language learning. The contributors draw on some of Bakhtin's more significant concepts, such as dialogue, utterance, heteroglossia, voice, and addressivity to examine real world contexts of language learning. The chapters address a range of contexts including elementary- and university-level English as a second language and foreign language classrooms and adult learning situations outside the formal classroom. The text is arranged in two parts. Part I, "Contexts of Language Learning and Teaching," contains seven chapters that report on investigations into specific contexts of language learning and teaching. The chapters in Part II, "Implications for Theory and Practice," present broader discussions on second and foreign language learning using Bakhtin's ideas as a springboard for thinking. This is a groundbreaking volume for scholars in applied linguistics, language education, and language studies with an interest in second and foreign language learning; for teacher educators; and for teachers of languages from elementary to university levels. It is highly relevant as a text for graduate-level courses in applied linguistics and second- and foreign-lang
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Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Dormi bene, piccolo lupo. Bilingual children's book (English - Italian)
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com Libro per bambini bilinguale (da 2 a 4 anni) Tim non riesce a dormire. Non trova il suo lupo. Lo ha dimenticato fuori? Da solo ne va in cerca, al buio, allímproviso riceve compagnia. "Dormi bene piccolo lupo" é un racconto di buona notte che riscalda il cuore. Tradotto in 50 lingue é trovabile bilinguale in tutte le combinazioni di queste lingue. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - , . Bilingual children's book (English - Georgian)
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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Working Memory and Second Language Learning
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This book introduces an approach to understanding and measuring working memory components and functions in second language learning, processing and development. It presents comprehensive, thorough and updated reviews of relevant literatures from cognitive sciences and applied linguistics. Drawing on multidisciplinary research, the book advocates a conceptual framework for integrating working memory theories with second language acquisition theories. An innovative theoretical model is also presented, which illuminates research studies investigating the distinctive roles of phonological and executive working memory as they relate to specific L2 learning domains, skills and processes. Theoretical and methodological implications of this integrative perspective are further elaborated and discussed within the specific realms of L2 task-based performance and language aptitude research.
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com Zweisprachiges Kinderbuch (2-4 Jahre) Tim kann nicht einschlafen. Sein kleiner Wolf ist weg! Hat er ihn vielleicht drauBen vergessen? Ganz allein macht er sich auf in die Nacht - und bekommt unerwartet Gesellschaft… "Schlaf gut, kleiner Wolf" ist eine herzerwärmende Gute-Nacht-Geschichte, die in mehr als 50 Sprachen übersetzt wurde. Sie ist als zweisprachige Ausgabe in allen denkbaren Sprachkombinationen erhältlich. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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Errors in Language Learning and Use
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Errors in Language Learning and Use is an up-to-date introduction and guide to the study of errors in language, and is also a critical survey of previous work. Error Analysis occupies a central position within Applied Linguistics, and seeks to clarify questions such as `Does correctness matter?', `Is it more important to speak fluently and write imaginatively or to communicate one's message?' Carl James provides a scholarly and well-illustrated theoretical and historical background to the field of Error Analysis. The reader is led from definitions of error and related concepts, to categorization of types of linguistic deviance, discussion of error gravities, the utility of teacher correction and towards writing learner profiles. Throughout, the text is guided by considerable practical experience in language education in a range of classroom contexts worldwide.
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Family Language Learning is a practical guide designed to support, advise and encourage any parents who are hoping to raise their children bilingually. It is unique in that it focuses on parents who are not native speakers of a foreign language. It gives parents the tools they need to cultivate and nurture their own language skills while giving their children an opportunity to learn another language. The book combines cutting-edge research on language exposure with honest and often humorous stories from personal interviews with families speaking a foreign language at home. By dispelling long-held myths about how language is learned, it provides hope to parents who want to give their children bilingual childhoods, but feel they don't know where to start with learning a foreign language.
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Complexity in Classroom Foreign Language Learning Motivation
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This book explores how complex systems theory can contribute to the understanding of classroom language learner motivation through an extended examination of one particular, situated research project. Working from the lived experience of the participants, the study describes how action research methods were used to explore the dynamic conditions operating in a foreign language classroom in Japan. The book draws attention to the highly personalised and individual, yet equally co-formed nature of classroom foreign language learning motivation and to the importance of agency and emotions in language learning. It presents an extended illustration of the applicability of complex systems theory for research design and process in SLA and its narrative approach shines light upon the evolving nature of research and role of the researcher. The study will be a valuable resource for practitioners, researchers and postgraduate students interested in classroom language teaching and learning, especially those with a focus on motivation among learners.
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Age and the Rate of Foreign Language Learning
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This book examines the various ways in which age affects the process and the product of foreign language learning in a school setting. It presents studies that cover a wide range of topics, from phonetics to learning strategies. It will be of interest to students and researchers working in SLA research, language planning and language teaching.
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Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Slaap lekker, kleine wolf. Bilingual children's book (English - Dutch)
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com Tweetalig kinderboek (2-4 jaar) Tim kan niet inslapen. Zijn kleine wolf is weg! Was hij hem misschien buiten vergeten? Helemaal alleen maakt hij zich klaar voor de nacht - en krijgt onverwachts gezelschap… "Slaap lekker, kleine Wolf" is een hartverwarmend goede-nacht-verhaaltje, die in meer dan 50 talen uitgegeven wordt en als tweetalige uitgave in alle mogelijk denkbare combinaties beschikbaar is. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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Sociocultural Theory Second Language Learning - Oxford Applied Linguistics
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This book represents a major statement of the current research being conducted on the learning of second languages from a sociocultural perspective. The book is divided into a theoretical and an empirical part. Specific topics covered include: learning and teaching languages in the zone of proximal development; L1 mediation in the acquisition of L2 grammar; sociocultural theory as a theory of second language learning; gestural mediation in a second language; and constructing a self through a second language.
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Second Language Acquisition vs. Second Language Learning
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Seminar paper from the year 2010 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 2,3, University of Stuttgart (Institut für Linguistik: Anglistik), course: Hauptseminar: Language Contact, language: English, abstract: This paper wants to examine the two processes of acquisition and learning, compare them to find differences and possible similarities and try to find ways to make use of the processes by taking influence on them through intelligent teaching. The field contains multiple approaches and positions among the different researchers. Within this paper, I want to accentuate the two main notions of the research. One of them considers acquisition to be the only effective way to gain language knowledge, the other argues for learning. As representatives of the respective stream, I want to highlight Stephen Krashen's research for the acquisition position and Robert DeKeyser and Catherine J. Doughty on the learning side. Finally, I want to try to derive a couple of possible implications from the research which could enhance second language teaching for the future.
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Task-Based Language Learning in a Real-World Digital Environment
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How can you use the latest digital technology to create an environment in which people can learn European languages while performing a meaningful real-world task and experiencing the cultural aspect of learning to cook European dishes? This book explains how to do this from A to Z, covering how a real-world digital environment for language learning was designed, built and researched. The project makes language learning motivational and fun by tapping into people's interest in both cooking and technology - you can learn a language while cooking and interacting with a speaking digital kitchen. The kitchens provide spoken instructions in the foreign language on how to prepare European cuisine. Digital sensors are inserted in or attached to all the kitchen equipment and ingredients, so the digital kitchen detects what learners are doing and gives them feedback. Learners are also able to communicate with the kitchens and can ask for help via photos and videos if they don't understand any foreign language words. Based on two research grants, the book provides five research studies showing the learning experiences of users in five European countries. The book explains the principles and procedures involved in the project, enabling others to design and implement a real-world digital learning environment in the same way. It includes numerous photographs of the system in use and evidence of how and what 250 users actually learnt.
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Psychology for Language Learning
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Offering a timely snapshot of current theory and research in the field of psychology in foreign language learning, this book is accessible to both specialists and non-specialists. Each chapter focuses on a different psychological construct and provides an overview of current thinking in the area drawing on insights from educational psychology.
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Implementing Mobile Language Learning Technologies in Japan
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This book explores theoretical and practical aspects of implementing mobile language learning in university classrooms for English as a Foreign Language in Japan. The technologies utilized, such as smartphones, iPads, and wi-fi, integrate students' hand-held devices into the campus network infrastructure. The pedagogical aims of ubiquitous mobile learning further incorporate social media, blended learning, and flipped classroom approaches into the curriculum. Chapter 1 defines mobile language learning within dimensions of e-learning and technology-assisted language learning, prior to tracing the development of mobile learning in Japan. Chapter 2 documents the sociocultural theory underpinning the authors' humanistic approach to implementation of mobile technologies. The sociocultural pedagogy represents a global consensus of leading educators that also recognizes the agency of Asian learners and brings out their capability for autonomous learning. Case studies of universities, large and small, public and private, are organized similarly in Chapters 3 to 5. Institutional/pedagogical and technological context sections are followed by detailed content on the implementation of initiatives, assessment of effectiveness, and recommendations for other institutions. Distinct from a collection of papers, this monograph tells a story in brief book length about theorizing and realizing mobile language learning, describing pioneering and original initiatives of importance to practitioners in other educational contexts.
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Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Schlof gutt, klenge Wollef. Bilingual children's book (English - Luxembourgish)
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com Zweesproochegt Kannerbuch (2 bis 4 Joer) Den Tim kann net aschlofen. Säi klenge Wollef ass net méi do! Huet hien e vläit dobausse vergiess? Ganz eleng mécht hien sech op de Wee an d'Nuecht - a kritt onerwaart Gesellschaft. "Schlof gutt, klenge Wollef" ass eng Gutt-Nuecht-Geschicht, déi un d'Häerz geet, an an iwwer 50 Sproochen iwwersat gouf. Se ass als zweesproocheg Ausgab an alle méigleche Sproochekombinatiounen ze kréien. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Dormu bone, lupeto. Bilingual children's book (English - Esperanto) at 24.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Dormu bone, lupeto. Bilingual children's book (English - Esperanto)
HK$ 24.00
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 Elementary Korean Workbook at 119.00 HKD from Kobo
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Elementary Korean Workbook
HK$ 119.00 HK$ 149.00
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This is a extensive beginning level Korean workbook. This helpful practice book is intended as a companion to Elementary Korean but can be used with any other Korean textbook or as a stand alone self-study guide to learn Korean. Elementary Korean Workbook is essential for practicing and polishing your proficiency in everyday conversational beginner Korean. Here are carefully crafted activities for expanding your abilities to read Korean, write Korean, comprehend Korean, and speak Korean. Downloadable audio helps build listening comprehension and ensure correct pronunciation The variety of activities offers beginning learners the range of practice opportunities they need: Korean language dialogues. Translation exercises from Korean into English, and visa versa. Comprehension, vocabulary, and grammar exercises. Reading practice passages. Language keys for all activities. Accompanying audio CD.
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 Learn Spanish Fast: What You Must Know About Spanish Language Learning at 18.00 HKD from Kobo
Learn Spanish Fast: What You Must Know About Spanish Language Learning
HK$ 18.00
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If you stop and think about it, we have all learned a little spanish in our lives, simple things like water and counting to ten, and most of that was just hearing it over and over until it stuck. This ebook is going to give you some great information on learning spanish in many different ways, after all, we all learn differently. So check them out and see how quickly you can go from novice to fluent in spanish! With this ebook you'll learn about: -Where to learn Spanish -How you can learn Spanish online easily -Spanish learning secrets and More
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 Second Language Learning at 496.00 HKD from Kobo
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Second Language Learning
HK$ 496.00 HK$ 551.00
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A survey and analysis of second language theory discusses the development of ideas in this expanding area of language studies. It looks at the implications of these ideas and directions for future research. Contains study questions and activities as well as practical guidelines on the use of available research resources.
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 Academic Podcasting and Mobile Assisted Language Learning at 1277.00 HKD from Kobo
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Academic Podcasting and Mobile Assisted Language Learning
HK$ 1,277.00 HK$ 1,419.00
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The use of Academic Podcasting Technology and Mall (Mobile Assisted Language Learning) is reshaping teaching and learning by supporting, expanding, and enhancing course content, learning activities, and teacher-student interactions. Academic Podcasting and Mobile Assisted Language Learning: Applications and Outcomes shares innovative and pedagogically effective ways to improve foreign language education by identifying the instructional uses and benefits of academic podcasting technology and Mall in foreign language acquisition. These include instructional uses, students' perceived learning gains, how instructors can use/have used the technology (successes and challenges), study abroad experiences with the technology, pedagogical impact, and economic perspectives on its use.
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - H o mèng, xi o láng z i 好梦,小狼仔. Bilingual children's book (English - Chinese) at 24.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - H o mèng, xi o láng z i 好梦,小狼仔. Bilingual children's book (English - Chinese)
HK$ 24.00
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Bilingual children's book (English - Chinese, age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 Higher Education and Second Language Learning at 396.00 HKD from Kobo
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Higher Education and Second Language Learning
HK$ 396.00 HK$ 440.00
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This volume explores the challenges involved in facilitating student learning of second languages at university level. Easy access to information and communication technologies inside and outside the classroom, alongside an increasing tendency for students to play an active role in shaping their own learning, are having a significant impact on second language learning and teaching in the twenty-first century. Although several recent publications have focused on technologies in education and student-centred learning, there has been very little previous research into how second languages are learnt within universities. This book aims to support teachers of second languages in higher education by setting out practical ideas that can be implemented in everyday contexts, as well as ensuring that pedagogical practice is underpinned by relevant theoretical frameworks.
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 Computer-Enhanced and Mobile-Assisted Language Learning at 1223.00 HKD from Kobo
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Computer-Enhanced and Mobile-Assisted Language Learning
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As the field of Information and Communication Technologies rapidly expands, the applications to language learning continue to grow. Computer-Enhanced and Mobile-Assisted Language Learning: Emerging Issues and Trends compiles the latest research into computer-enhanced language learning, as well as the integration of mobile devices into new language acquisition. Though new information is constantly coming out as technologies continue to evolve, this important new follow-up publication will be distributed worldwide among academic and professional institutions and will be instrumental in providing researchers, scholars, students, and professionals access to the latest knowledge related to research on computer-enhanced and mobile assisted language learning.
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Ngu ngon, con so i nho i. Bilingual children's book (English - Vietnamese) at 24.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Ngu ngon, con so i nho i. Bilingual children's book (English - Vietnamese)
HK$ 24.00
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim không th ng d c. Con chó sói nh c a nó không dó! Có th nó d quên ngoái sân? Nó di tìm m t mình trong dêm - và b t ng g p m t s dông ng i. "Ngu ngon, con so i nho i!" là m t câu chuy n ru ng ng n m lòng, d c d ch sang 50 ngôn ng và dây d c trình bày trong hai ngôn ng. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 First Language Use in Second and Foreign Language Learning at 166.00 HKD from Kobo
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First Language Use in Second and Foreign Language Learning
HK$ 166.00 HK$ 194.00
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This book focuses on the use of the first language in communicative or immersion-type classrooms. Through the intersection of theory, practice, curriculum and policy, the volume calls for a reconceptualization of code-switching as something that both proficient and aspiring bilinguals do naturally, and as a practice that is inherently linked with bilingual code-switching.
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Sl p wel, Wulfling. Bilingual children's book (English - Anglo-Saxon) at 24.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Sl p wel, Wulfling. Bilingual children's book (English - Anglo-Saxon)
HK$ 24.00
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Bilingual children's book (English - Anglo-Saxon (Old English), age 2 and up) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 Project-Based Language Learning with Technology at 384.00 HKD from Kobo
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Project-Based Language Learning with Technology
HK$ 384.00 HK$ 427.00
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This book highlights the ways in which insights from technology-mediated project-based language learning research can contribute to our understanding of both learner interaction in specific cultural contexts but also of the role of technology in language learning more generally. The volume situates the discussion within the context of the development of the field, from task-based to project-based language learning, and how these have been shaped over time by the evolution of new technologies. Using the case study of EFL learners in a Japanese classroom, the book adopts a multimodal approach to unpack this phenomena at work by examining learner collaboration in project-based work in a real-world setting. The volume provides a valuable contribution to the ongoing debate about the effective integration of digital technologies in the classroom and will be of particular interest to students and scholars in applied linguistics, computer-assisted language learning, task-based language teaching, and Tesol.
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 Assessing Intercultural Language Learning at 480.00 HKD from Kobo
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Assessing Intercultural Language Learning
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Although Intercultural Communicative Competence (Icc) has become a key objective in foreign language (Fl) education, curricula offer little in how language teachers can promote ICC through language instruction. This book responds to the challenge of how intercultural language learning can be accounted for more profoundly in FL teaching. By means of innovative intercultural assessments, the author investigates the development of three language competences central to ICC in relation to learning opportunities as experienced by German learners of English. Audiovisual media were found to be a major input factor in the development of intercultural language abilities. The book ends with a discussion of how audiovisual media can be implemented in secondary and tertiary FL and teacher education.
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - . Bilingual children's book (English - Persian (Farsi)) at 24.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - . Bilingual children's book (English - Persian (Farsi))
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Солодких сн в, маленький вовчик. Bilingual children's book (English - Ukrainian) at 24.00 HKD from Kobo
Sleep Tight, Little Wolf - Солодких сн в, маленький вовчик. Bilingual children's book (English - Ukrainian)
HK$ 24.00
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Bilingual children's book (age 2 to 4) Tim can't fall asleep. His little wolf is missing! Perhaps he forgot him outside? Tim heads out all alone into the night - and unexpectedly encounters some friends… "Sleep Tight, Little Wolf" is a heart-warming bedtime story. It has been translated into more than 50 languages and is available as a bilingual edition in all conceivable combinations of languages. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com двомовна дитяча книга (2 до 4 рок в) Т м не може заснути. Йому не вистача його маленького вовчика! Можливо в н забув його надвор ? Сам-сам с нький Т м вируша в н ч, неспод вано до нього приходять друз … "Солодких сн в, маленький вовчику" - це зворушлива казка на н ч, яку перекладено б льш, н ж 50-ма мовами св ту. Як двомовне видання вона доступна в ус х можливих комб нац ях мов. www. childrens-books-bilingual.com
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 Intercultural Responsiveness in the Second Language Learning Classroom at 1223.00 HKD from Kobo
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Intercultural Responsiveness in the Second Language Learning Classroom
HK$ 1,223.00 HK$ 1,358.00
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The population of English language learners has substantially grown over the years. As such, it is increasingly important to properly educate culturally diverse students in such a manner that promotes inclusion and global acceptance. Intercultural Responsiveness in the Second Language Learning Classroom is an essential reference source for the latest research on the importance of multicultural professional development for the progression of educating a diverse student population. Featuring expansive coverage across a broad range of topics such as cultural bias, self-identity, and language programs, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on methods to solve the cultural incongruence between student and teacher.
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 Foreign Language Learning at 384.00 HKD from Kobo
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Foreign Language Learning
HK$ 384.00 HK$ 427.00
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Based on a research project funded by the Army Research Institute, Foreign Language Learning reports original empirical and theoretical research on foreign language acquisition and makes recommendations about applications to foreign language instruction. The ultimate goal of this project was to identify a set of psychological principles that can provide the foundation for-or at least, argumentation for-a foreign language training course. This book reviews the various studies of which the project is comprised. It begins with an overview chapter outlining the scope of the project and summarizing some of the experiments that were conducted in the laboratory. In each of the following chapters, the contributors report on previously unpublished research on selected specific psycholinguistic training principles; vocabulary and concept acquisition; language comprehension; reading processes; and bilingualism. The final chapter-prepared by a prominent expert on second language training-provides an overview and evaluation of the contribution of the research described in earlier chapters to the goal of improving instructional methods in foreign language learning. Sandwiched between the introductory and final chapters are four major sections: * Vocabulary and Concept Acquisition, which discusses the effect of first-language phonological configuration on lexical acquisition in a second language, contextual inference effects in foreign language vocabulary acquisition and retention, mediated processes in foreign language vocabulary acquisition and retention, and the status of the count-mass distinction in a mental grammar; * Language Comprehension, which addresses voice communication between air traffic controllers and pilots who are nonnative speakers of English, cognitive strategies in discourse processing, and the effects of context and word order in Maasai sentence production and comprehension; * Reading Processes, which discusses the enhancement of text comprehension thr
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 First Language Use in Second and Foreign Language Learning at 175.00 HKD from Kobo
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First Language Use in Second and Foreign Language Learning
HK$ 175.00 HK$ 194.00
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This volume offers fresh perspectives on a controversial issue in applied linguistics and language teaching by focusing on the use of the first language in communicative or immersion-type classrooms. It includes new work by both new and established scholars in educational scholarship, second language acquisition, and sociolinguistics, as well as in a variety of languages, countries, and educational contexts. Through its focus at the intersection of theory, practice, curriculum and policy, the book demands a reconceptualization of code-switching as something that both proficient and aspiring bilinguals do naturally, and as a practice that is inherently linked with bilingual code-switching.
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 Second Language Learning in the Early School Years: Trends and Contexts - Oxford Applied Linguistics at 325.00 HKD from Kobo
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Second Language Learning in the Early School Years: Trends and Contexts - Oxford Applied Linguistics
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Provides a much-needed overview of current themes and research on child second language learning.
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 Second Language Learning and Language Teaching at 349.00 HKD from Kobo
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Second Language Learning and Language Teaching
HK$ 349.00 HK$ 388.00
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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. It then examines how people learn particular aspects of the second language, such as grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and the writing system, and at the strategies they adopt in their learning and the differences between individuals. Final chapters look at second language learning in a broader context - the goals of language teaching and how teaching methods relate to SLA research. This newly updated fifth edition builds on the comprehensive scope of earlier editions while also addressing more recent developments in the field, particularly multilingual approaches to language teaching.
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 The Neurobiological Factors in Second Language Learning and Acquisition at 153.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Neurobiological Factors in Second Language Learning and Acquisition
HK$ 153.00 HK$ 160.00
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Scientific Essay from the year 2011 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, University of Debrecen (Regnum-M Educational Co. / University of Debrecen), course: English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, language: English, abstract: It is obvious that second language acquisition is a very inevitable phenomenon in language learning procedure, hence there is a whole library of books dealing with Sla. Contemporary findings (Pléh, 2010) have also showed that LA is one of the most important processes in our life, determining the whole procedure of language learning, not only in the case of second language, but also in the case of our mother tongue. Moreover, the whole process includes memorizing things, conceptualization, connecting cognitive information and eventual accuracy in the use of language. Interestingly enough, contemporary findings have also proved (Deb K. Roy et al, 2002) that first language acquisition begins even before the birth of the child, which means that the adaptation to the new circumstances and verbalcommunication starts in the mother's uterus. These new researches and our devotion to medical disciplines1 have made us compose an essay on the biological factors of Second Language Acquisition. No doubt, biological and neurobiological factors are very severely important parts of LA procedures, however, they are not really put into the focus of linguistic experts. The reason for this might be traced in several things: there are some (Birnbaum, 1996) who think that biological factors are not so important, since linguistic experts are supposed to be dealing with the technical and mechanical factors of language acquisition (e.g. how we learn the things, what methodology or approaches we need to master the language properly, etc.). Others note (Clark, 1997) that even when biological factors are very determining, linguistics are obliged to stick to the main stream of language acquisition, which is - beyond any quest
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 Learner Contributions to Language Learning at 511.00 HKD from Kobo
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Learner Contributions to Language Learning
HK$ 511.00 HK$ 567.00
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Since it was first established in the 1970s the Applied Linguistics and Language Study series has become a major force in the study of practical problems in human communication and language education. Drawing extensively on empirical research and theoretical work in linguistics, sociology, psychology and education, the series explores key issues in language acquisition and language use. What the learner contributes is central to the language learning process. Learner Contributions to Language Learning provides a uniquely comprehensive account of learners' personal attributes, their thinking, their feelings, and their actions that have been shown to have an impact upon language learning. Containing specific chapters from leading names in the field, this book provides both a review of what has been discovered from previous research and identifies important future directions for research on learner contributions. It is a landmark volume setting the agenda for language learning research in the 21st century and it provides invaluable information for all those engaged in language teaching. The contributors to the volume are-Michael P. Breen Bonny NortonAnna Chamot Rebecca OxfordRod Ellis Anna PavlenkoJames P. Lantolf Anita WendenDiane Larsen-Freeman
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 Modern Korean Grammar at 392.00 HKD from Kobo
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Modern Korean Grammar
HK$ 392.00 HK$ 435.00
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Routledge's Modern Grammar series is an innovative reference guide combining traditional and function-focused grammar in a single volume, with an accompanying workbook. The aim of the Modern Korean Grammar is to provide an overview of the structures and functions of the Korean language. Designed for those who have already acquired the basics of the language, the book combines a comprehensive description of the grammatical structures of Korean with a functional/usage approach to the language. All target grammatical and functional points will be illustrated with examples in Hangul with English translations for better understanding. In addition, the use of linguistic terminology is limited, to facilitate quick and easy comprehension.
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Essential Korean Grammar
HK$ 119.00 HK$ 149.00
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Do you want your Korean language skills to shine? Then Essential Korean Grammar offers exactly what you need to finally understand and express which grammar option is best. Having a solid understanding of grammar is essential to effectively learn Korean. Essential Korean Grammar gives you excellent examples that lay out the best grammar options for communicating, and when to use each option. The grammar items are cleverly rated so you can determine what's most useful for you to study, based on your Korean knowledge level and your plans. There is a star rating system, from 5 stars ("critical"; with these under your belt you can communicate almost everything you need to say) to 1 star (don't worry about this unless there's some reason you need to know it-for example, the Topik exam). Essential Korean Grammar is a toolbox to help you form correct and natural-sounding sentences, and determine which grammar you need for reading or writing Korean. It details: How to combine grammar points with each type of word. How it is similar to and different from related grammar points. Commonly used expressions. Things for learners to watch out for. The example sentences for each grammar point use simple vocabulary that even a beginner will know. A perfect supplement to any Korean language textbook!
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 The Path of Speech Technologies in Computer Assisted Language Learning at 384.00 HKD from Kobo
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The Path of Speech Technologies in Computer Assisted Language Learning
HK$ 384.00 HK$ 427.00
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This collection examines the promise and limitations for computer-assisted language learning of emerging speech technologies: speech recognition, text-to-speech synthesis, and acoustic visualization. Using pioneering research from contributors based in the US and Europe, this volume illustrates the uses of each technology for learning languages, the problems entailed in their use, and the solutions evolving in both technology and instructional design. To illuminate where these technologies stand on the path from research toward practice, the book chapters are organized to reflect five stages in the maturation of learning technologies: basic research, analysis of learners' needs, adaptation of technologies to meet needs, development of prototypes to incorporate adapted technologies, and evaluation of prototypes. The volume demonstrates the progress in employing each class of speech technology while pointing up the effort that remains for effective, reliable application to language learning.
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 Language Learning, Gender and Desire at 175.00 HKD from Kobo
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Language Learning, Gender and Desire
HK$ 175.00 HK$ 194.00
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For many Japanese women, the English language has never been just another school subject. For them, English is the tool of identity transformation and the means of obtaining what they passionately desire - mobility, the West and its masculinity. Language Learning, Gender and Desire explores Japanese women's passion for learning English and how they negotiate identity and desire in the terrain of racial, sexual and linguistic politics. Drawing on ethnographic data and popular media texts, the book offers new insights into the multidirectionality of desire and power in the context of second language learning.
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4 Linguistics Books to Read for Language Learning

Just like how history books and science books explain a concept or event, linguistics books provide you an understanding of what’s going on while learning a language. They give you a heads up of the things you might encounter during your language acquisition journey. They offer theories, activities, tools, and techniques which are effective for learning any language. If language learning feels like you’re in a haze, the following books will simplify the process for you.

“How to Learn a Foreign Language” by Dr. Paul Pimsleur

Written by one of the pioneers of foreign language learning, Dr. Paul Pimsleur originally published this book in 1980 and was released again in 2013. The lessons in this book are timeless and relevant today since they reveal the causes of why students experience difficulties when learning a foreign language. The struggles they experience are mainly caused by unnecessary classroom drills which should be rectified. Dr. Pimsleur suggests that teachers and learners should focus on listening and responding, as they make the language acquisition process easier. Learning a foreign language should be similar to how babies listen to their surroundings and respond by imitating tones and rhythms that they hear. This is just one of Dr. Pimsleur’s effective approaches to foreign language acquisition in his book that stood the test of time.

“Learn Any Language FAST! – The Ultimate Guide to Speed Up Your Language Learning Curve By Tricking Your Brain” by Dagny Taggart

Learning a foreign language in the fastest way possible is essential, most especially to travelers and immigrants. With that, Taggart, who happens to be a traveler herself, shares the techniques on how to quickly understand and learn languages from the people she meets around the globe. She recommends that traditional approaches to language acquisition should be eradicated, instead, learners should focus on unconventional and fun ways to easily pick up a language. If you want quick and effective strategies to language learning, then you should check out this masterpiece from Taggart.

“Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It” by Gabriel Wyner

Gabriel Wyner reveals that language acquisition should be fun to make it easier to remember and learn. His book comprises of effective activities and suggestions that will surely overcome linguistic obstacles and improve fluency. For instance, one of the activities teaches you how to adapt your ears to the natural tones of your target language so that you’ll be able to recognize it when you hear it. Another activity allows you to produce sounds and tones similar as those made by native speakers. This requires you to twist your tongue in the same manner as opera singers and actors do while performing. With these fun techniques, learners would find this book useful for language acquisition.

“Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language” by Steven Pinker

Written by a linguist from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Pinker explains how we learn languages and how we harness them to make ideas and experiences. From a simple love letter to a complex tax code, he demonstrates that language acquisition is based on rules. If you are serious in unveiling the mystery of a language, you are guaranteed that Pinker’s book has all the answers to your questions.


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