Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

The Indo-European Controversy: Facts and Fallacies in Historical Linguistics

By Asya Pereltsvaig and Martin W. Lewis

This book "asserts that the origin and spread of languages must be examined primarily through the time-tested techniques of linguistic analysis, rather than those of evolutionary biology" and "defends traditional practices in historical linguistics while remaining open to new techniques, including computational methods" and "will appeal to readers interested in world history and world geography."


Book Information

   

Title: Meanings and Metaphors
Subtitle: Activities to Practise Figurative Language
Written By: Gillian Lazar
URL: http://us.cambridge.org/titles/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521774365
Series Title: Cambridge Copy Collection
Description:

Meanings and Metaphors contains a lively collection of vocabulary activities which will open up the world of figurative language to students of intermediate level and above. The activities provide ample opportunities for cross-cultural comparisons and creative language use.Each of the 34 photocopiable units has a clear step-by-step lesson plan for the busy teacher with a useful background information section for extra support. Many of the units also have extension and revision tasks for further practice.All the words and expressions practised have been checked against the Cambridge International Corpus to ensure that they are up-to-date and useful to the students. The material includes advertisements, newspapers, sayings, poems, fables, analogies and rhetoric.Meanings and Metaphors can be used to supplement most course books and is suitable for a wide range of teaching environments.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0521774365
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 142
Prices: U.S. $ 39
U.K. £ 21.30