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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: The Multilingual Subject
Written By: Claire Kramsch
URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780194424783.do
Description:

By drawing on multiple examples of real-world language learning situations, this
book explores the subjective aspects of the language learning experience. The
author encourages readers to consider language learning from new, diverse, and
unique perspectives. The book analyses data from a variety of sources,
including language memoirs, online data from language learners in chat rooms,
and text messaging exchanges. In the analysis of this data, the book looks at
the relationship between symbolic form and the development of a multilingual
subjectivity; links with memory, emotion, and the imagination; and the
implications for language teaching pedagogy.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0194424782
ISBN-13: 9780194424783
Pages: 231
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