Dictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms

Dictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms

Author: V. S. Matyushenkov

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1450032451

Category: Reference

Page: 514

View: 139

The Dictionary Of Americanisms, Canadianisms, Briticisms and Australianisms is a complete, modern, and comprehensive dictionary featuring a large word list of more than 20000 entries. The purpose of this book is to provide a generous sampling of words and expressions of the various spheres of life in the USA, Great Britain, Australia and Canada during the last centuries. The dictionary also features a collection of slang and colloquial expressions in these four countries in the twentieth century. It has a clear, easy-to-use format and is ideal for students, schools, libraries, tourists and anyone who is interested in varieties of English spoken in major English-speaking countries.

Dictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms

Dictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms

Author: V.S. Matyushenkov

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781450032469

Category: Reference

Page: 513

View: 497

The Dictionary Of Americanisms, Canadianisms, Briticisms and Australianisms is a complete, modern, and comprehensive dictionary featuring a large word list of more than 20000 entries. The purpose of this book is to provide a generous sampling of words and expressions of the various spheres of life in the USA, Great Britain, Australia and Canada during the last centuries. The dictionary also features a collection of slang and colloquial expressions in these four countries in the twentieth century. It has a clear, easy-to-use format and is ideal for students, schools, libraries, tourists and anyone who is interested in varieties of English spoken in major English-speaking countries.

Teaching English with Corpora

Teaching English with Corpora

Author: Vander Viana

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781000652499

Category: Education

Page: 387

View: 120

Teaching English with Corpora is an accessible and practical introduction to the ways in which online and offline corpora can be used in English language teaching (ELT). Featuring 70 chapters written by an international range of researchers and practitioners, this book: • provides readers with clear, tested examples of corpus-based/driven lesson plans; • contains activities relevant to English for general purposes and English for specific purposes; • caters for the needs of English language teachers working with learners at different proficiency levels; • features flexible teaching suggestions that can be explored as part of a lesson or as a full lesson. This book is an essential purchase for pre- and in-service English language teachers as well as those studying corpus linguistics in undergraduate/Master’s courses in applied linguistics, ELT and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

Dictionaries

Dictionaries

Author: Sidney I. Landau

Publisher: Macmillan Reference USA

ISBN: UCSC:32106006868894

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: 392

View: 306

This second edition offers a comprehensive and completely up-to-date description of how dictionaries are researched and written. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

Cultures, Ideologies, and the Dictionary

Cultures, Ideologies, and the Dictionary

Author: Braj B. Kachru

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783110957075

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 524

View: 888

A pioneering volume addressing issues related to cultures, ideologies, and the dictionary. A cross-cultural and cross-linguistic study with focus on selected Western and non-Western languages. A number of in-depth case studies illustrates the dominant role ideology and other types of bias play in the making of a dictionary. The volume includes invited papers of 40 internationally recognized scholars.