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

By Aidan Doyle

This book "sets the history of the Irish language in its political and cultural context" and "makes available for the first time material that has previously been inaccessible to non-Irish speakers."


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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: Learners' Stories
Subtitle: Difference and Diversity in Language Learning
Edited By: Philip Benson
David Nunan
Series Title: Cambridge Language Teaching Library
Description:

This volume is a collection of nine original papers exploring dimensions of
individual difference in language learning from narrative and biographical
perspectives. Topics covered include motivation, emotion, age, learning
strategies and beliefs, identity and the influence of classroom, distance
and self-instructional settings. The authors use a variety of research
methods to investigate learners' experiences of these aspects of the
learning process. Among the countries represented in the research are
Australia, Bahrain, China, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, New Zealand, Peru, the
United Kingdom and the United States. The studies will be of interest to
teachers, teachers-in-preparation, teacher educators and researchers.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0521849381
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 182
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