About Language: Tasks for Teachers of English (Cambridge Edition of the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald)

By Scott Thornbury

Academics of English don't need to in simple terms to have a superb efficient command of the language; in addition they want to know a great deal concerning the manner the language works. This booklet asks: 'What is it instructor must learn about English so that it will train it effectively?' It leads lecturers to expertise of the language via quite a lot of projects which contain them in analysing English to find its underlying approach. The publication involves 28 devices, every one containing round ten initiatives, plus a diagnostic introductory unit. devices commence at phoneme point and growth via phrases, words and sentences directly to entire texts. Task-types comprise acceptance, categorisation, matching, clarification, and alertness initiatives. through the publication, the language is illustrated anyplace attainable from genuine resources, in order that the trainer might be convinced that the English being studied represents present utilization.

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Beginning Old English

By John Corbett

This basic advent to previous English makes a speciality of how the language works, utilizing obtainable illustrations from surviving texts and exhibiting how positive aspects of present-day English have their roots during this level of the language. in addition to being up-to-date, the hot version has been increased to incorporate a bankruptcy on outdated English prose and extra texts.

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