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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

By Michele Loporcaro

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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."


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Title: The Teacher's Grammar Book
Subtitle: Second Edition
Written By: James D. Williams
Description:

"The Teacher's Grammar Book, Second Edition" introduces the various
grammars that inform writing instruction in our schools, and examines
methods, strategies, and techniques that constitute best classroom
practices for teaching grammar and writing. Designed for students who are
preparing to become English or language arts teachers, as well as for
credentialed teachers who want an easy-to-use guide to questions of
methods, grammar, and teaching, this overview of basic English grammar
includes the following major topics: a brief history of grammar, teaching
grammar, grammar and writing, traditional grammar,
transformational-generative grammar, cognitive grammar, dialects, black
English, and Chicano English.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0805852212
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S. $ 34.50