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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: Is EFL a Modern Trojan Horse?
Author: Niu Qiang
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Institution: University of Wisconsin Madison
Author: Martin Wolff
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Institution: Xinyang Agricultural College
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition
Subject Language: English
English
Abstract: Teaching and learning English as a foreign language: an adverse perspective. In China English is viewed as the 'gatekeeper' to higher education, employment, economic prosperity and social status. Is Chinese, as a result, drowning in the sea of English?

CUP AT LINGUIST

This article appears IN English Today Vol. 21, Issue 4, which you can READ on Cambridge's site or on LINGUIST .



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