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Acquisition of Topicalization in Very Late Learners of Libras: Degrees of Resilience in Language

Sandra K. Wood

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter describes the necessary ingredients for learning language, asking what degree of competency is possible for a homesigner when they acquire sign language late, with different amounts of ... More


Language Education and Communication in the Workplace

Lionel Wee

in Language without Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199737437
eISBN:
9780199827107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737437.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter argues that any education system that gives emphasis to minority languages cannot at the same time ignore the need to provide access to a language of wider communication, such as ... More


Crystallizing linguistic awareness in multilingual education

Ulrike Jessner

in Linguistic Awareness in Multilinguals: English as a Third Language

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619139
eISBN:
9780748671496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619139.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter presents various applications of linguistic awareness research to multilingual education. It suggests that one of the main goals in future language teaching should be to foster ... More


On Being a Language Teacher: A Personal and Practical Guide to Success

Norma Lopez-Burton and Denise Minor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300186895
eISBN:
9780300189582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186895.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book provides an innovative, personal approach to second language teaching. Through illustrative personal anecdotes, this text guides new and aspiring language teachers through key pedagogical ... More


Designing an Innovative Online Course in Language Teaching Methodology for Middle School Teachers of English in China: Encouraging Learner and Teacher Autonomy Ian McGrath, Barbara Sinclair and Chen Zehang

Ian McGrath, Barbara Sinclair, and Chen Zehang

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the design of innovative online courses in language teaching methodology for middle school teachers of English in China that would encourage learner and teacher autonomy. It ... More


A Roadmap to Roget's Thesaurus

Werner Hüllen

in Networks and Knowledge in Roget's Thesaurus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553235
eISBN:
9780191720352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553235.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

The following statements are prerequisite for the ensuing discussions: Synonyms are words with partially overlapping meanings. They can be used either in their identical or in their differing parts. ... More


Extracurricular Economy: Language Teachers and Language Schools in Early Modern England

John Gallagher

in Learning Languages in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198837909
eISBN:
9780191874505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837909.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter looks at the vibrant economy of language teaching and learning in early modern England. The period witnessed a boom in both autodidacticism and private educational provision. Language ... More


Beyond Chinese Linguistic Imperialism: Multi-linguistic Policy

Baogang He

in Governing Taiwan and Tibet: Democratic Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748699711
eISBN:
9781474416139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699711.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In discussing the erosion of Tibetan language teaching in Tibet, Chapter 9 explores China’s long history of ‘linguistic imperialism’ and asks how it is mediating, and perhaps even undermining, ... More


Cutcherry Tamil

Bhavani Raman

in Document Raj: Writing and Scribes in Early Colonial South India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226703275
eISBN:
9780226703299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703299.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines cutcherry Tamil and Tamil munshis. It explains the impact of cutcherry Tamil and Tamil munshis on language, culture, and society. It presents the critics of cutcherry Tamil as ... More


French Studies at the Open University: Pointers to the Future

Jim Coleman and Elodie Vialleton

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses French Studies at the Open University. There are close to 10,000 language students a year, which translates into over 3,000 full-time equivalent student (FTEs) numbers. In ... More


Educational Books

Robert Fraser

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume III: 1896 to 1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199568406
eISBN:
9780191772344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568406.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

By 1970, schoolbooks accounted for 25% of OUP's sales and 30% of its profits, the culmination of a steady growth in educational publishing over the twentieth century. The growth was fuelled by ... More


English Language Teaching

Dawn D’Arcy Nell

in History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV: 1970 to 2004

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199574797
eISBN:
9780191839498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574797.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The chapter assesses the role of the English Language Teaching Department—its structure, management, profitability, and publications—and its impact on the Press as a whole. The extraordinary growth ... More


Better for what purpose?

R. M. W. Dixon

in Are Some Languages Better than Others?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766810
eISBN:
9780191821066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766810.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

What is considered ‘better’ will depend on the interests and attitude of the person making the judgement. A speaker may lazily slur, which will not please a listener who wishes to achieve full ... More


OUP España

Martin Richardson

in History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV: 1970 to 2004

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199574797
eISBN:
9780191839498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574797.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

ELT activity was vigorous in many European countries, but it was only in Spain that political, cultural, economic, and personal factors combined to produce a new branch designed principally to create ... More


East Asia

Atalanta Myerson

in History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV: 1970 to 2004

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199574797
eISBN:
9780191839498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574797.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The East Asian region encompassed OUP operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, China, and Japan, and each country presented distinct challenges for the Press. Asian markets were ... More


Repositioning Oxford University Press, 1970–2004

Keith Robbins

in History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV: 1970 to 2004

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199574797
eISBN:
9780191839498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574797.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The chapter examines the historical context in which the Press operated, not only within the political, economic, and social climate of late twentieth-century Britain, but also on a global stage. ... More


Conclusion

Keith Robbins

in History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV: 1970 to 2004

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199574797
eISBN:
9780191839498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574797.003.0026
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Over the course of its five centuries OUP has achieved and sustained its position as the largest university press in the world. The story since 1970 has been one of success, whether measured in terms ... More


The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703): Volume II (1660 – September 1668)

Philip Beeley and Christoph Scriba

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198566014
eISBN:
9780191713996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566014.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This is the second book of a six volume edition of the complete correspondence of one of the leading figures in the scientific revolution of the 17th century, the Oxford mathematician and theologian ... More


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