Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, 8th Edition: Paperback

Author: Hornby,,Joanna Turnbull,Diana Lea,Dilys Parkinson,Patrick Phillips,Ben Francis,Suzanne Webb,Victoria Bull,Michael Ashby

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780194799003

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1952

View: 1502

32-page Oxford Writing Tutor. 1,000 new words and meanings. 64-page Visual Vocabulary Builder. Oxford 3000™plus - the most important words to know in English and the most important meanings of those words. Topic Collocation notes and synonym information. Academic Word List words marked.

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary of Current English

Author: Albert Sydney Hornby,Michael Ashby,Joanna Turnbull

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780194799027

Category: English language

Page: 1796

View: 9368

"The Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary gives more help and more support than any other dictionary at this level. It focuses on learners' need to understand and use words correctly, and to develop their core language skills. The 8th edition features a new interactive Oxford iWriter and a new 32-page Oxford Writing Tutor, specifically designed to improve writing skills."--pub. desc.

Context 21 Schülerbuch. Bayern

Author: Allen J. Woppert,Mervyn Whittaker,Sabine Tudan,Sieglinde Spranger,Kerstin Petschl,Oliver Meyer,Barbara Derkow Disselbeck

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783060324637


Page: 368

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Lernerlexikographie und Wortschatzerwerb

Author: Maren Runte

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110428474

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 370

View: 4205

Can learner dictionaries help to build vocabulary? What are the preconditions for transforming learner dictionaries into teaching dictionaries? The study draws on the related disciplines of vocabulary didactics and learning psychology to examine the usefulness of learner dictionaries for systematic vocabulary acquisition. It goes on to test its hypotheses using eye-tracking studies.

Cognitive Lexicography

A New Approach to Lexicography Making Use of Cognitive Semantics

Author: Carolin Ostermann

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110424169

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 392

View: 4136

English lexicography and linguistics have always shared close ties, yet the potential of cognitive linguistics for lexicography has only been hesitantly acknowledged in the literature. This is what cognitive lexicography attempts to change by using insights gained in cognitive semantic research for the development of new dictionary features. After a short survey of the history and practice of English monolingual learner lexicography, as well as an outline of the relationship between linguistics and lexicography, three new dictionary features are developed. They cover three different cognitive semantic theories as well as three different parts of the monolingual dictionary entry, each time for a new set of lexemes. Frame semantics, conceptual metaphor theory, as well as cognitive conceptions of polysemy, are used to create a new example section for agentive nouns, a new defining structure for emotion terms and a new microstructural arrangement for particle entries. Dictionary analyses on all, as well as user studies on two of the features, complement these suggestions. The monograph thus presents a new approach to lexicography that incorporates into its description of lexical items how humans perceive and conceptualise language.

The Bloomsbury Companion To Lexicography

Author: Howard Jackson

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441114157

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 416

View: 3961

The Bloomsbury Companion to Lexicography offers the definitive guide to a key area of linguistic study. Each companion is a comprehensive reference resource featuring an overview of key topics, research areas, new directions and a manageable guide to beginning or developing research in the field. Lexicography, as the practice of compiling dictionaries, has a long tradition that has been, for much of the time, largely independent of linguistics. The direct influence of linguistics on lexicography goes back around 50 years, though longer in the case of learners' dictionaries. The present volume aims to reflect on the research that has been and is being done in lexicography and to point the way forward. It tackles, among other topics, the critique of dictionaries in the electronic medium, the future of historical lexicography in the electronic mode with special reference to the online Oxford English Dictionary, and e-lexicography in general.

English - Ciyawo Learner's Dictionary

Author: Dicks, Ian D.

Publisher: Mzuni Press

ISBN: 9996045285

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 530

View: 7235

The English-Ciyawo Dictionary has been designed to help Yawo learners improve their English language skills for undertaking secondary school and university in the following ways: It helps a Yawo learner identify and learn the 3,000 most important and frequently used words in the English language. It gives a learner the most important meanings of each English word. It shows a learner how an English word is used in a sentence and also gives a translation of each sentence in Ciyawo to help a learner fully grasp the meaning.

The Three Waves of Globalization

Winds of Change in Professional, Institutional and Academic Genres

Author: Franca Poppi,Winnie Cheng

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 144385607X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 365

View: 8527

Globalization, i.e. the spatio-temporal processes of change leading to a transformation in the organization of human affairs, is said to have started as long ago as the end of the 15th century. This first wave of globalization was subsequently followed by two others. The third wave of globalization, which began after 2000, has made the world noticeably smaller. In fact, technological innovations have sharply increased the availability of new modes and channels of communication. As a result, the sharing of knowledge and information all around the world has substantially increased and this has prompted the emergence of new ‘globalizing genres’. In addition, it has led to the implementation of a series of adaptations to the existing genres, in an attempt to guarantee their success and survival in an era which celebrates the need for a ‘global reach’. In order to investigate these ‘winds of change’ in generic studies, the present volume combines a historical perspective with a detailed survey of different contemporary discourses and genres situated in an array of contexts of interaction. Accordingly, the empirically informed analyses of discourses and genres do not only focus on the textual, intertextual and interdiscursive features, but also on the institutional, organizational, professional and socio-cultural settings, i.e. all those aspects which show how genres reflect changing disciplinary and professional cultures. As a consequence, and in line with the multi-faceted nature of genre, different reading paths can be followed in the present volume. On the one hand, it is possible to make a distinction between professional, institutional and academic contexts. On the other hand, the concept of change will also be investigated by focusing on oral, written and web-mediated genres. Throughout the volume, the different reading paths aim at highlighting the influence of the three waves of globalization on genre evolution, thus contributing to providing evidence in favour of the homogenization or fragmentation hypotheses, which claim new ‘global genres’ are outnumbering, or are outnumbered by, the proliferation of a myriad of new, customized genres.

The Seventh-Day Sabbath and Its Redemptive Function in God's Everlasting Covenant of Grace

Expanded and Revised: Second Edition

Author: A. M. Simataa

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477105506

Category: Religion

Page: 227

View: 3032

This special and remarkablebook, The Seventh-day Sabbath and its Redemptive Function in Gods Everlasting Covenant of Grace by A.M. Simataa addresses topical issues in the Bible quite pertinent to the 21st Century Christianity. The author takes a defensive approach of the gospel and brings to the surface some of the least understood teachings of the Bible. Although written from a Seventh-day Adventists perspective, people of differing religious background and persuasions will fi nd this book very instructive. If you have been looking for a book that pains takingly discusses the Gospel seriously and biblically this is the book you have been searching for. Some of the topics featured in the book include: The Truth about the Bible Sabbath The Judgment of the Living Heavenly New Jerusalem; The Marriage Supper of the Lamband the Rapture The Remnant Church in the Parables Mr A.M. Simataa teaches at a High School in Windhoek, Namibia. He likes sharing the Gospel with others and spends some of his spare time witnessing to others. The central role of the Seventh-day Sabbath in the Redemption of our race is the least understood topic in the Bible today. Most believers have even dismissed its relevance to todays Christianity. However, the truth is that the Sabbath is at the heart of Christs work to save human beings in accordance with Gods plan. The Sabbath is so central to the work of atonement that Christ is referred to in the Bible as the Lord of the Sabbath. The issue of the Sabbath will become pertinent as we near the End, and every human being will be required to take a stand in the confl ict involving the Sabbath question. This book will plant your feet on a solid foundation.

Why are quotations in academic papers taken from only secondary sources problematic?

Responsibility and science in a globalized world

Author: Sandra Intemann

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3668260990

Category: Philosophy

Page: 14

View: 5459

Essay from the year 2016 in the subject Philosophy - Practical (Ethics, Aesthetics, Culture, Nature, Right, ...), grade: 1,3, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (Wissenschaftsethik), language: English, abstract: To find out whereas quotations in academic articles and/or monographs solely out of secondary and not primary sources are problematic from the perspective of academic ethics in general and business ethics in particular one will first have a closer look on the key terms. An academic article is a scientific text published in a scientific journal and supervised by other scientists. A monograph is a scientific text about a single subject by one author. Sources are distinguished in primary and secondary sources; primary sources are scientific research results which are published at first hand containing. Secondary sources refer to a primary source which was published by another author and not collected by the author himself. For an evaluation of the use of the sources in a business or academic environment ethical standards and moralities are used. Within academic ethics sscientists have the duty to act responsibly and to define moralities for their practice and the way they do research and publish their results. On the other hand the business ethics defines right or wrong behaviour in a business context. To discuss whereas the use of secondary sources is problematic one will analyse the involved parties which are the users of the sources, the author of the primary source, the author of the secondary source and the scientific community. Within all parties involved in the problem there is always a least privileged party according to John Rawls. On the one hand using solely sources could be interpreted as one kind of plagiarism even if the source is cited correctly. Further the readers do not make an own effort into research because she takes the easy way out using solely secondary sources. The readers have to wonder whether it is legitimate to rely on the author of the secondary source that he summarized, analysed etc. the primary source correctly. It would have a massive negative impact on academic and business ethics if the author of the secondary source made a mistake in summarizing, analysing or wrong conclusion drawing. As a result, wrong information would be used for following work in business areas or research in academic areas. On the other hand the access to primary sources may be difficult or even not possible, so the use of a secondary source is the only way to use the information. Further one has to wonder whether it is it legal to intervene to solely use secondary sources as it violates the copyright law.

Das letzte Wort

Roman - diezukunft.de-Edition

Author: Alena Graedon

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641165121

Category: Fiction

Page: 576

View: 8157

Die nahe Zukunft: Bücher, Zeitungen und Zeitschriften sind so gut wie ausgestorben – die Smartphones, genannt Mems, übernehmen für die Menschen jegliche Form der Kommunikation. Als Synchronic Inc., ein riesiger Computerkonzern, mittels einer Wörter- App die Sprache selbst monopolisieren will, kommt es zur globalen Katastrophe: Die App setzt einen Virus frei, der den Menschen das Sprachvermögen raubt – völliges Verstummen und im schlimmsten Fall der Tod sind die Folge. Einzig ein Geheimbund aus Linguisten und Lexikografen versucht, Synchronic Inc. aufzuhalten.

Gimson's Pronunciation of English

Author: Alan Cruttenden

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134669410

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 410

View: 4612

Since its first publication in 1962, Gimson’s Pronunciation of English has been the essential reference book for anyone studying or teaching the pronunciation of English. This eighth edition has been updated to describe General British (GB) as the principal accent, rather than RP, and the accompanying transcriptions have been brought into line with recent changes in pronunciation. This latest edition also includes completely rewritten chapters on the history of the language and the emergence of a standard, alongside a justification for the change from RP to GB. A further bonus to this important text is its extensive and attractive new Companion Website (www.routledge.com/cw/cruttenden), which now includes moment-by-moment commentaries on videos showing the articulation of all GB consonants and vowels in spoken phrases, as well as cross-referencing between the book and these videos. The Companion Website also includes new recordings of Old English, Middle English, and Early Modern English, and features links to recordings of recent and current GB with comments and transcriptions. Comprehensive yet accessible, Gimson’s Pronunciation of English remains the indispensable reference book for anyone for anyone with an interest in English phonetics.

Langenscheidt Grosswörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

das einsprachige Wörterbuch für alle, die Deutsch lernen

Author: Dieter Götz,Günther Haensch,Hans Wellmann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783468490385

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1343

View: 8726

Die Neubearbeitung des Standardwerks für Deutschlernende in neuer Typografie. Rund 66.000 Stichwörter und Wendungen mit hochaktuellen Neuaufnahmen. Aktueller Wortschatz mit leicht verständlichen Definitionen. Geeignet für - Fortgeschrittene Deutschlernende.

Das mohnrote Meer


Author: Amitav Ghosh

Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag

ISBN: 3641113628

Category: Fiction

Page: 656

View: 7703

Wie ein großer Vogel gleitet das stolze Segelschiff den Ganges hinauf. Diti, die auf den Feldern am Flussufer für Englands Opiumhandel schuftet, kann sich die Vision nicht erklären. Hat das Schicksal ihr ein Zeichen gesandt? Sie flieht nach Kalkutta, wo die »Ibis«, ein ehemaliges Sklavenschiff, bereits auf sie zu warten scheint. Mit den anderen Passagieren hat die junge Frau nur eines gemeinsam: Sie alle müssen Indien und ihr bisheriges Leben für immer hinter sich lassen. Historienepos, Gesellschafts- und Abenteuerroman zugleich.

Dante Alighieri: De vulgari eloquentia

mit der italienischen Übersetzung von Gian Giorgio Trissino (1529)

Author: Dante Alighieri

Publisher: ibidem-Verlag / ibidem Press

ISBN: 3838257103

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 198

View: 6208

Für sein unvollendet gebliebenes sprachphilosophisches Traktat "De vulgari eloquentia" (1303-1304), in dem die italienische Volkssprache auf Grund ihrer Natürlichkeit erstmals über das Lateinische gestellt wird, hat Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) im Gegensatz zu seinem Meisterwerk, der "Divina Commedia", nicht die Volkssprache selbst, sondern die lateinische Sprache gewählt. 1529 ließ Gian Giorgio Trissino eine italienische Übersetzung des bis dahin verschollenen Traktats erscheinen.Der vorliegende Band vereinigt Dantes lateinischen Urtext mit Trissinos Version und stellt diesen beiden Fassungen eine neue deutsche Übersetzung gegenüber, um – besonders für Studierende der Romanistik – die Arbeit mit diesem zentralen Text der Italianistik in Zukunft zu erleichtern. Vorangestellt ist ein einführendes Kapitel über die Prinzipien der Textedition.

Frag immer erst: warum

Wie Top-Firmen und Führungskräfte zum Erfolg inspirieren

Author: Simon Sinek

Publisher: Redline Wirtschaft

ISBN: 3864146518

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 4846

Am Beginn einer jeden Erfolgsgeschichte steht eine einfache Frage: Warum? Warum sind manche Organisationen profitabler als andere? Warum werden einige Führungskräfte von ihren Mitarbeitern mehr geschätzt und andere weniger? Warum sind manche Menschen in der Lage, immer und immer wieder erfolgreich zu sein? In seinem Bestseller, der nun zum ersten Mal in deutscher Sprache erscheint, zeigt Simon Sinek, dass erfolgreiche Persönlichkeiten wie Martin Luther King Jr. oder Steve Jobs alle nach demselben, natürlichen Muster dachten, handelten und kommunizierten. Am Anfang ihres Wirkens stand immer die Frage nach dem Warum. Mit diesem Ansatz schafften sie es, bedeutende Dinge zu vollbringen und darüber hinaus ihre Mitstreiter zu inspirieren. Sich an diesen Vorbildern orientierend, gibt Sinek in seinem Ratgeber nun Führungskräften, Unternehmen, aber auch Privatpersonen einen Leitfaden an die Hand, der zum endgültigen Erfolg verhilft. Dabei erklärt er das so erfolgreiche Muster, welches dem goldenen Schnitt ähnlich ist, und auf den drei elementaren Fragen basiert: Warum? Wie? Was? Dadurch eröffnen sich dem Leser völlig neue Möglichkeiten und er wird lernen, dass die Motivierung von Mitarbeitern viel zielführender ist als ihre Manipulation! Und dies geht ganz einfach: einfach »Warum?« fragen.

Taschenwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

Author: Dieter Götz

Publisher: Langenscheidt Publishing Grp

ISBN: 3468490445

Category: Reference

Page: 633

View: 6676

Das einsprachige Lernerwörterbuch für Einsteiger mit rund 30.000 Stichwörtern, Wendungen und Beispielen. Moderne Alltagssprache und zahlreiche Neuwörter, mit ausführlichen Grammatikangaben für den richtigen Sprachgebrauch. Großer Extrateil sowie 12 Seiten Farbillustrationen.