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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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What is English? And Why Should We Care?

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To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.

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This volume provides a new perspective on the evolution of the special language of medicine, based on the electronic corpus of Early Modern English Medical Texts, containing over two million words of medical writing from 1500 to 1700.

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Title: Lese- und Schreibunterricht
Written By: Maik Philipp
URL: http://www.narr-shop.de/index.php/lese-und-schreibunterricht.html
Series Title: UTB M

PISA und Co. zeigen, dass ein immer noch zu großer Teil von Heranwachsenden im Umgang mit Schriftsprache zu schwach ist. An dieser Problematik setzt der Band an. Zentral für dieses Buch ist, dass es der Frage nachgeht, wie sich der Weg zur Lese- und Schreibkompetenz gestaltet. Dazu werden verschiedene theoretische Modelle zu Lese- und Schreibprozessen erörtert. Zusätzlich kommen empirische Befunde zum Tragen, die zeigen, welche Maßnahmen diese Kompetenzen nachweislich verbessern und was den Unterricht effektiver Lehrkräfte ausmacht. So können gezielt nachhaltige Förderstrategien entwickelt werden.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783825240226
Pages: 214
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