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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: English Learners Left Behind
Subtitle: Standardized Testing as Language Policy
Written By: Kate Menken
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781853599972
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Description:

This books explores how high-stake tests mandated by No Child Left Behind
have become a de facto language policy in US schools, detailing how testing
has shaped curriculum and instruction and the myriad ways that tests are
now a defining force in the daily lives of English Language Learners and
the educators who serve them.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853599980
ISBN-13: 9781853599989
Pages: 216
Prices: U.S. $ 99.95
U.K. £ 49.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853599972
ISBN-13: 9781853599972
Pages: 216
Prices: U.K. £ 19.95
U.S. $ 39.95