Linguistics A Complete Introduction Teach Yourself

Author: David Hornsby
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781444180343
Release Date: 2014-07-25
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Written by David Hornsby, who is a current Linguistics lecturer and researcher at the University of Kent, Linguistics - The Essentials is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added value features like summaries of key books, and even lists of questions you might be asked in your seminar or exam. The book uses a structure that mirrors many university courses on linguistics - with separate chapters focusing on linguistic thought, syntax, sound systems, morphology, semantics, pragmatics, language acquisition, and much more.

Complete Catalan Beginner to Intermediate Course

Author: Alan Yates
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781444133837
Release Date: 2012-02-03
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Are you looking for a complete course in Catalan which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Catalan will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Catalonia. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Complete Catalan Teach Yourself

Author: Anna Poch
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781444173376
Release Date: 2012-04-20
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Do you want to be able to listen to, speak, read and write Catalan confidently? Do you want the convenience of being able to learn at home or on the move? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Teach Yourself Complete Catalan – Touch & Listen will guarantee success! Touch & Listen ebooks are a groundbreaking new approach to language learning that include recordings of pronunciation and conversations within the pages of the books themselves – right where you need them. In the past you used to have to juggle separate books and CDs/MP3s to master listening, speaking, reading and writing. Not anymore. Thanks to the latest enhanced ebook technology, you can learn and practise all four language skills plus grammar and vocabulary from a single ebook that you can read and listen to on your tablet device or smartphone. First, touch the on-screen play buttons and listen to native speakers conversing on scores of current topics. Then rewind. Or pause. Whatever you need to do to make sure you’ve fully understood what you have just listened to. When you are ready, complete the activities with the convenient notes feature. You are in control. It’s that simple. STRUCTURE The course is structured in thematic units based on real-life situations and with an emphasis on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. NOT MUCH TIME? Get started with a 1-minute introduction to the key principles of the language. GRAMMAR Follow easy-to-manage steps to give you a clear understanding of the language. VOCABULARY Use clearly marked lists to make it easy to find and review the most useful vocabulary. DIALOGUES Touch & Listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you travel. INSIGHTS Look out for lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of teaching experience. FEATURES Make full use of the wealth of convenient ebook features, including highlighting, making notes and a built-in dictionary. PROGRESS Rise to Level B1 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions. TEST YOURSELF Use the unit tests to keep track of your progress. Teach Yourself Complete Catalan Enjoy the familiarity of a book with the convenience of Touch & Listen technology at home or on the move, and let Teach Yourself and its highly experienced authors guide you every step of the way.

Arabic

Author: J. R. Smart
Publisher:
ISBN: 1444100165
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Arabic language

This product is most effective when used in conjunction with the corresponding double CD. - You can purchase the book and double CD as a pack (ISBN: 9781444100174) - The double CD is also sold separately (ISBN: 9781444100181) (copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find these products) Do you want to be able to speak, read and write Modern Standard Arabic confidently? This bestselling course from Teach Yourself, the No.1 brand in language learning teaches Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), used in writing and formal speech throughout the Arabic-speaking world to enable communication between speakers of the various regional varieties of Arabic. This new edition has complete audio support available separately - MP3 compatible. To learn the spoken Arabic of the Gulf region, pick up a copy of Complete Spoken Arabic (of the Gulf), also from Teach Yourself. Complete Arabic is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of the Arab world. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Complete Swedish Beginner to Intermediate Book and Audio Course

Author: Ivo Holmqvist
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781444134407
Release Date: 2012-01-06
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This product is most effective when used in conjunction with the corresponding double CD. - You can purchase the print book and double CD as a pack (ISBN: 9781444107173) - The double CD is also sold separately (ISBN: 9781444107180) (copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find these products) Are you looking for a complete course in Swedish which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Swedish will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Sweden. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Gemeinsamer europ ischer Referenzrahmen f r Sprachen lernen lehren beurteilen

Author: John Trim
Publisher:
ISBN: 3126065201
Release Date: 2001
Genre:

Der Referenzrahmen richtet sich an Lehrer, Fortbilder, Autoren und Curriculumplaner in der Schule und der Erwachsenenbildung. Der Gemeinsame europäische Referenzrahmen für Sprachen stellt die gemeinsamen Referenzniveaus zur Erfassung des Lernfortschritts vor, befasst sich mit der Entwicklung von Curricula und diskutiert verschiedene Prüfungsformen.

Teach Yourself Lithuanian

Author: Meilutė Ramonienė
Publisher:
ISBN: 0340915153
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Lithuanian language

'Teach Yourself Lithuanian' is a self-access course for the independent adult learner of Lithuanian as a foreign language. Lively dialogues recorded by native Lithuanian speakers in authentic Lithuanian introduce the language, which is then explained in simple English. Exercises are used to reinforce learning.

Phonetik Phonologie

Author: Hans Grassegger
Publisher: Schulz-Kirchner Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 9783824804832
Release Date: 2015-10-09
Genre: Artikulatorische Phonetik - Lehrbuch

"Sprache" kommt von "sprechen". Daher erfordert jede Beschäftigung mit dem Phänomen Sprache zunächst einmal grundlegende Kenntnisse über die Bildung und die Funktion von Sprachlauten. Die artikulatorische Phonetik und die Phonologie umfassen diesen Gegenstandsbereich, der sowohl für die Sprach- und Sprechwissenschaften, als auch für logopädische, sprachtherapeutische und sprachdidaktische Zielsetzungen unverzichtbar ist. Das Buch stellt phonetisches und phonologisches Basiswissen in vier Kapiteln dar, wobei u.a. folgende Aspekte angesprochen werden: Anatomie der Sprechwerkzeuge Physiologie der Lautbildung Klassifikation der Konsonanten und Vokale Phonetische Transkription Prosodische Einheiten und Merkmale Phonologische Grundbegriffe Merkmal- und Prozessphonologie Zusätzlich wird mit einer knappen Darstellung von Artikulationsstörungen sowie von prosodischen und phonologischen Störungen eine Brücke geschlagen zum logopädisch-therapeutischen Einsatz dieses Basiswissens. Über 40 Abbildungen, fett umrahmte Definitionen und erläuternde bzw. zusammenfassende Randglossen illustrieren den Text, der sich über ein ausführliches Sachregister mit mehr als 300 Einträgen erschließen lässt. Zu jedem Kapitel gibt es weiterführende Literaturhinweise sowie eine Reihe von Übungsaufgaben mit Lösungsangaben. Damit eignet sich das Buch sowohl als Grundlagenlektüre in Lehrveranstaltungen als auch zum Selbststudium.

Flie end in drei Monaten

Author: Benny Lewis
Publisher: MVG Verlag
ISBN: 9783864157356
Release Date: 2015-04-13
Genre: Cooking

Eine Sprache lernt man nicht nur, sondern man lebt sie. Benny Lewis ist Autodidakt und hat im Laufe der Zeit herausgefunden, worum es tatsächlich beim Lernen einer Sprache geht. In diesem Buch erklärt er, was es wirklich braucht, damit man jede Sprache in kürzester Zeit erlernt. Unerlässlich ist eine enorm hohe Motivation für das Erlernen der Sprache, und man muss sich trauen, die Sprache auch zu sprechen. Sei es durch eine persönliche Reise in das entsprechende Land, übers Internet oder durch einen Tandempartner. Darüber hinaus sollte man möglichst alles in der Fremdsprache tun, was Praxis bringt: Fernsehen schauen, Musik hören und lesen. Mit diesem Buch gibt der Autor Tipps für Eselsbrücken, um Vokabeln und die Grammatik einfacher zu erlernen, und er hilft dabei, die Herangehensweise an das Lernen so zu optimieren, dass es zu einem Kinderspiel wird. Sein Erfolg spiegelt sich im weltweit größten Sprachlernblog wider, mit dem er bereits Millionen Menschen dabei geholfen hat, eine neue Sprache zu erlernen.

Complete Swahili

Author: Joan Russell
Publisher:
ISBN: 1444105612
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This product is most effective when used in conjunction with the corresponding audio support. - You can purchase the book and audio support as a pack (ISBN: 9781444105629) - The audio support is also sold separately (ISBN: 9781444105636) (copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find these products) Are you looking for a complete course in Swahili which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Swahili will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Swahili speakers. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it. The course is available as a book (9781444105612), as a pack comprising the book and double CD (9781444105629) and as a double CD (9781444105636).

Complete Swahili A Teach Yourself Guide

Author: Joan Russell
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071758840
Release Date: 2011-01-14
Genre: Foreign Language Study

It's easy to teach yourself Swahili! Complete Swahili: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Swahili, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Swahili with confidence. Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society. Features: One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the basics of the language

Complete Portuguese

Author: Manuela Cook
Publisher:
ISBN: 1444107690
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Portuguese language

This title is aimed at those who wish to learn Portuguese, but who cannot attend classes. It can also be used as supplementary material for students on formal courses.

Portuguese

Author: Manuela Cook
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 0340870915
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This course contains 25 thematic and carefully-graded units on reading, writing speaking and listening, and covers a variety of everyday topics, progressing from introducing yourself to writing a CV. The emphasis is on communication throughout, with important language structures introduced through dialogues on the accompanying recording. Exercises are included to enable you to practice the new language and monitor your learning as you go, and tips on grammar and pronunciation also feature. Cultural information should help you get the most out of the language and understand what makes Portuguese speakers tick.

Uni Wissen Grundkurs anglistisch amerikanistische Literaturwissenschaft deutsche Version

Author: Vera Nünning
Publisher: Klett Lerntraining
ISBN: 9783129391136
Release Date: 2015-02-23
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Grundkurs anglistisch-amerikanistische Literaturwissenschaft gibt eine kompakte Einführung in zentrale Gegenstände, Ansätze und Fragestellungen der anglistisch-amerikanistischen Literaturwissenschaft. Im Mittelpunkt steht die Vermittlung von Überblickswissen, literaturwissenschaftlichen Kategorien ud Methoden der Lyrik-, Dramen-, Erzähltext- und Medienanalyse. Die englischsprachige Version dieses Grundkurses ist unter dem Titel An Introduction to the Study of English and American (ISBN Print 9783129390252, ISBN epub 9783129391136) erschienen.