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A History of the Irish Language: From the Norman Invasion to Independence

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The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics

Edited By Keith Allan and Kasia M. Jaszczolt

This book "fills the unquestionable need for a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on the fast-developing field of pragmatics" and "includes contributions from many of the principal figures in a wide variety of fields of pragmatic research as well as some up-and-coming pragmatists."


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Title: Multimodal Teaching and Learning
Subtitle: The Rhetorics of the Science Classroom
Written By: Gunther Kress
Carey Jewitt
Jon Ogborn
Tsatsarelis Charalampos
Series Title: Advances in Applied Linguistics
Description:

This book takes a radically different look at communication, and in doing
so presents a series of challenges to accepted views on language, on
communication, on teaching and, above all, on learning. Drawing on
extensive research in science classrooms, it presents a view of
communication in which language is not necessarily communication, image,
gesture, speech, writing, models, spatial and bodily codes. The action of
students in learning is radically rethought: all participants in
communication are seen as active transformers of the meaning resources
around them, and this approach opens a new window on the processes of learning.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0826481728
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 208
Prices: U.K. £ 12.99