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: 2200

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, 8th Edition: International Student's Edition (only available in certain markets)

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

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780194799126

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1888

View: 8036

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: 7266

"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.

Lernerlexikographie und Wortschatzerwerb

Author: Maren Runte

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110428474

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 370

View: 5142

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.

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

View: 2933


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: 5950

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: 4418

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: 657

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.

Die fabelhaften Schwestern der Familie Cooke


Author: Karen Joy Fowler

Publisher: Manhattan

ISBN: 364112381X

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 1422

»Hattest du als Kind auch diesen Moment, in dem dir plötzlich klar wurde, dass deine Familie verrückt ist?« Es war einmal ein Haus mit einem Garten, in dem wohnten ein Apfelbaum, ein Bach und ein kleine Katze mit mondgelben Augen. Hier wachsen drei Kinder auf: Rosemary, ihre ungestüme Schwester Fern und ihr großer Bruder Lowell. Sie könnten eine ganz normale Familie sein. Wäre ihr Vater nicht Wissenschaftler, und wäre Fern nicht ein ganz besonderes kleines Mädchen, das Wachsmalstifte verspeist, den perfekten Rückwärtssalto beherrscht und lacht wie eine Säge. Jahre nach Ferns Verschwinden erzählt Rosemary nun deren Geschichte. Denn erzählen war das Einzige, was Fern nie konnte. »Die wundersame Reise ins Herz einer Familie. Am Ende bricht das Buch dem Leser nicht einfach das Herz – es nimmt sein Herz und gibt es nicht mehr zurück.« Dan Chaon »Mein Lieblingsbuch des Jahres.« Elizabeth George

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: 9153

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.

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: 9189

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.

Taschenwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

Author: Dieter Götz

Publisher: Langenscheidt Publishing Grp

ISBN: 3468490445

Category: Reference

Page: 633

View: 7173

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.

Duden Allgemeinbildung - Wie heißt das Dingsda?

Ein Bildwörterbuch

Author: Dudenredaktion

Publisher: Bibliographisches Institut GmbH

ISBN: 3411903449

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 480

View: 2754

Die rund 260 Bildtafeln mit unzähligen Einzelbildern und thematischen Szenen erschließen die wichtigsten Bereiche des heutigen Lebens. 10.000 Begriffe helfen dabei, die Dinge beim richtigen Namen zu nennen. Nützt allen, die Deutsch als Fremdsprache lernen oder als Muttersprache sprechen. Für alle, die mit Sprache zu tun haben, ist es unentbehrlich.

Die Gabel, die Hexe und der Wurm. Geschichten aus Alagaësia. Band 1: Eragon

Die Eragon-Saga

Author: Christopher Paolini

Publisher: cbj Verlag

ISBN: 3641248841

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 304

View: 1854

Ein Wanderer und ein verfluchtes Kind. Zaubersprüche und Magie. Und natürlich Drachen. Willkommen zurück in Eragons Welt! Es ist ein Jahr her, dass Eragon aus Alagaësia aufgebrochen ist auf der Suche nach dem geeigneten Ort, um eine neue Generation Drachenreiter auszubilden. Jetzt kämpft er mit unendlich vielen Aufgaben: Er muss einen riesigen Drachenhorst bauen, Dracheneier bewachen und mit kriegerischen Urgals, stolzen Elfen und eigensinnigen Zwergen zurechtkommen. Doch da eröffnen ihm eine Vision der Eldunarí, unerwartete Besucher und eine spannende Legende der Urgals neue Perspektiven. Dieser Band enthält drei neue Geschichten aus Alagaësia und führt Eragon an den Beginn eines neuen Abenteuers. Außerdem enthüllt das Buch Auszüge aus der Biografie der unvergesslichen Kräuterhexe und Weissagerin Angela ... geschrieben von Angela Paolini, der Schwester des Autors, die ihn zu dieser Figur inspiriert hat. Illustriert mit vier neuen Originalzeichnungen des Autors!

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: 5933

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.

Wer bin ich, wenn ich online bin...

und was macht mein Gehirn solange? - Wie das Internet unser Denken verändert

Author: Nicholas Carr

Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag

ISBN: 3641080681

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

View: 9537

Wie beeinflusst sie Körper und Geist? Heute schon gegoogelt? Im Durchschnitt sind die Deutschen etwa zweieinhalb Stunden täglich online. Neuesten Studien zufolge, so zeigt Bestsellerautor und IT-Experte Nicholas Carr, bewirkt bereits eine Onlinestunde am Tag erstaunliche neurologische Prägungen in unserem Gehirn. Wer das Internet nach Informationen, sozialen Kontakten oder Unterhaltung durchforstet, verwendet, anders als beim Buch- oder Zeitunglesen, einen Großteil seiner geistigen Energie auf die Beherrschung des Mediums selbst. Und macht sich um die Inhalte, buchstäblich, keinen Kopf. Die Folge: Im Internetzeitalter lesen wir oberflächlicher, lernen wir schlechter, erinnern wir uns schwächer denn je. Von den Anpassungsleistungen unseres Gehirns profitieren nicht wir, sondern die Konzerne, die mit Klickzahlen Kasse machen. In seinem neuen Buch verbindet Carr, zwanzig Jahre nach Entstehung des World Wide Web, seine medienkritische Bilanz mit einer erhellenden Zeitreise durch Philosophie-, Technologie- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte – von Sokrates’ Skepsis gegenüber der Schrift, dem Menschen als Uhrwerk und Nietzsches Schreibmaschine bis zum User als Gegenstand aktueller Debatten und Studien. Und er vermittelt – jenseits von vagem Kulturpessimismus – anhand greifbarer Untersuchungen und Experimente, wie das Internet unser Denken verändert.

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

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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 Herz der Finsternis

Author: Joseph Conrad

Publisher: Null Papier Verlag

ISBN: 3954182076

Category: Fiction

Page: 144

View: 5471

"Mit der Erzählung »Herz der Finsternis« gelangte Joseph Conrad zu Weltruhm. Der ungewöhnlich symbolreiche Text wird seit Erscheinen immer wieder aufs Neue interpretiert. Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts, der Flussdampferkapitän Marlow reist im Auftrag einer belgischen Handelskompanie tief in den Kongo. Auf seiner Reise erlebt er unverständliche Wirrnisse, Sinnlosigkeit und eine unvorstellbare Ausbeutung der Einheimischen. Die Reise auf dem Fluss entwickelt sich immer mehr zur Reise in sein eigenes Unterbewusstsein, in ein finsteres Labyrinth von Lüge und Schuld. Marlow trifft auf den berüchtigten Elfenbeinhändler Kurtz. Dieser hat aus seinem Handelsposten ein Zentrum des Bösen gemacht und sich so eine machtvolle Position erschaffen, von der aus er scheinbar frei schalten und walten darf. »Herz der Finsternis« hat von Anfang an Leser und Interpreten fasziniert und hat bis heute nichts von seiner Aktualität eingebüßt. Der Stoff diente als Vorlage mehrerer Verfilmungen. Am bekanntesten: »Apocalypse Now« von Francis Ford Coppola mit Marlon Brando in der Rolle des charismatischen und geheimnisvollen Ausbeuters (diesmal) asiatischer Einheimischer während des Vietnamkrieges und »Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes« von Herzog mit Klaus Kinski als wahnsinnigen Eroberer und Vollstrecker eines ausbeuterischen, europäischen Kolonialismus in Süd-Amerika. 1. Auflage, ISBN 978-3-95418-207-7 Umfang: 149 Normseiten bzw. 144 Buchseiten Null Papier Verlag - www.null-papier.de"