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Handbook of Research on Effective Electronic Gaming in Education

Publisher: Information Science | Pages: 1759 | 2008-08-05 | ISBN 1599048086 | PDF | 16 MB


Games and gaming have always been an important part of society and culture. Within the last 35 years, due to numerous technology innovations, electronic games in many formats have not only become ubiquitous in everyday recreational life but have also permeated many professional fields and disciplines for multiple purposes including teaching and learning.

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Havidan Rodriguez, Rogelio Saenz, Cecilia Menjivar, "Latinas/os in the United States: Changing the Face of America"
Springer | 2007 | ISBN: 0387719415 | 424 pages | PDF | 2,2 MB
 
The Latina/o population in the United States has experienced significant and rapid growth during the past decades. Consequently, they have become the largest minority group in the nation. Latinas/os are a mosaic of people, representing different nationalities. They are Mexicans, Hondurans, Puerto Ricans, Argentineans, Cubans, Salvadorans, Dominicans, Panamanians, Guatemalans, Nicaraguans, Peruvians, and Costa Ricans, among others; they are Catholics, Protestants, Jews, and Muslims, but they are also atheists, Santeros/as, and Curanderos/as. Many have relatively high and incr ... Читать дальше »
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Jacob Dalton, Sam van Schaik, "Tibetan Tantric Manuscripts from Dunhuang: a Descriptive Catalogue of the Stein Collection at the British Library"

Publisher: BRILL | 2007 | ISBN: 9004154221 | PDF | 390 pages | 2.3 MB

This heavily indexed descriptive catalogue provides an indispensable doorway into the Tibetan Dunhuang collections. Its publication promises to make possible many further studies of these long-neglected treasures, particular those relating to the esoteric traditions of tantric Buddhism.
 
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101 American English Idioms: Understanding and Speaking English Like an American

McGraw-Hill | 1987-02-09 | ISBN: 0844254460 | 104 pages | PDF | 11,5 MB

American idioms can cause confusion and frustrate many English language learners. This thin, delightful collection 101 idioms uses humor, clear drawings, and witty captions to illustrate the real meanings of odd phrases. Many English teachers love the verbal and visual humor, and add it as a supplemental text for intermediate or advanced ESL students. The mocking tone, however, probably annoys the more prudish folks. Other adult educators might also feel that their precious class time is better spent on more practical life skills. I understand their reservations, but still ... Читать дальше »
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Write It in Arabic: A Workbook and Step-by-Step Guide to Writing the Arabic Alphabet
Fun with Arabic | 2004-06| ISBN: 0973051213 | 120 pages | PDF | 4,2 MB
 
 
 
Write it in Arabic is an alphabet guide and workbook which offers a hands-on approach to learning
 
 
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John Edwards - Multilingualism

Pages:276 | PDF | Routledge; 1 edition (29 Sep 1994) | ISBN 041512011X | 3.2 MB

By looking at the effect of language difference, Edwards examines the interaction of language with nationalism, politics, history, identity and education. This book unpicks this complexity and creates a multidisciplinary overview.

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Japanese Bankers in the City of London: Language, Culture and Identity in the Japanese Diaspora (Memory and Narrative)
By Junko Sakai

Publisher Routledge | ISBN: 0415196019 | edition 1999 | PDF | 304 pages | 1,12 Mb
While past studies of Japanese multinational companies in the West have typically assumed stereotyped differences in management systems and work cultures, Japanese Bankers in the City of London focuses on the real experiences of workers in Japanese transnational finance companies and, beyond this, offers fresh insights into the newly emerging multicultural work experiences worldwide. Through 100 transcribed interviews, Junko Sakai reveals the transnational working experience in the context of individuals' global movements between East ... Читать дальше »
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Martin Cohen “101 Ethical Dilemmas"

Routledge | 2003-07-18 | ISBN: 0415261279 | 288 pages | PDF | 2,8 MB

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Language Acquisition: The Growth of Grammar
The MIT Press | 2002-02-01 | ISBN: 026207222X | 490 pages | PDF | 24,2 MB

This text provides a comprehensive introduction to current thinking on language acquisition. Following an introductory chapter that discusses the foundations of linguistic inquiry, the book covers the acquisition of specific aspects of language from birth to about age 6. Topics include the language abilities of newborns, the acquisition of phonological properties of language, the lexicon, syntax, pronoun and sentence interpretation, control structures, specific language impairments, and the relationship between language and other cognitive functions.

At the conclusion of each chapter are a summary of the material covered, a list of keywords, study questions, ... Читать дальше »
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