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Studying English Literature

Studying English Literature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1441169652
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Studying English Literature by , Book Resume:

Studying English Literature offers a link between pre-degree study and undergraduate study by introducing students to: - the history of English literature from the Renaissance to the present; - the key literary genres (poetry, prose, and drama); - a range of techniques, tools and terms useful in the analysis of literature; - critical and theoretical approaches to literature. It is designed to improve close critical reading skills and evidence-based discussion; encourage reflection on texts' themes, issues and historical contexts; and demonstrate how criticism and literary theories enable richer and more nuanced interpretations. This one-stop resource for beginning students combines a historical survey of English literature with a practical introduction to the main forms of literary writing. Case studies of key texts offer practical demonstrations of the tools and approaches discussed. Guided further reading and a glossary of terms used provide further support for the student. Introducing a wide range of literary writing, this is an indispensable guide for any student beginning their study of English Literature, providing the tools, techniques, approaches and terminology needed to succeed at university.

Studying English

Studying English [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1135043175
Author: Robert Eaglestone,with Jonathan Beecher Field
Publisher: Routledge
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Studying English by Robert Eaglestone,with Jonathan Beecher Field Book Resume:

Clearly focussed on the needs of students, Robert Eaglestone and Jonathan Beecher Field have revised the best-selling Doing English specifically for English literature courses in America. Studying English presents the ideas and debates that shape literary studies in America today. This overview of the discipline explains not only what students need to know, but how and why English came to be the way it is. This uniquely comprehensive guide to the subject gives students the background they need to understand and enjoy their studies more fully. The book covers arguments about criticism and theory, value, the canon, Shakespeare, authorial intention, figural language, narrative, writing, identity, politics and the skills that are learned from studying English for the world of work. In a clear and engaging way, Robert Eaglestone and Jonathan Beecher Field: Orient you, by exploring what it is to study English in America now. Equip you, by explaining the key ideas and trends in English in context. Enable you to begin higher level study.

Studying in English

Studying in English [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137594063
Author: Hayo Reinders,Linh Phung,Marilyn Lewis
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
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Studying in English by Hayo Reinders,Linh Phung,Marilyn Lewis Book Resume:

Are you studying, or planning to study, a degree taught in English? If so, this is the book for you. It’s full of examples, ideas, activities and good advice to help you improve your English and make the most of your university experience, whether you are abroad or taking university classes in English at home. This book includes: · First-hand experiences from other students on studying in English · Guidance on key skills such as listening to lectures, working in groups, academic writing, and giving presentations · Helpful information for dealing with language issues · Practical advice on academic and social matters · Information about the culture of Western universities Studying in English is an essential guide for your time at an English-speaking university – you can’t afford to be without it! Hayo Reinders is Professor of Education at Unitec in New Zealand, and TESOL Professor and Director of the doctoral program at Anaheim University in the United States. Marilyn Lewis has taught languages in New Zealand, India and Cambodia. Since her retirement from full-time work she has organised workshops for teachers and for language learners in Asia and recently Morocco. Linh Phung is the director of the English Language Program at Chatham University in the United States.

Taking Stock

Taking Stock [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3823376217
Author: Jürgen Kramer
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag
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Taking Stock by Jürgen Kramer Book Resume:

Die in diesem Band zusammengestellten 35 Aufsätze aus 35 Jahren Forschung und Lehre sollen zum einen den Beitrag des Autors zur Begründung und Entwicklung der kulturwissenschaftlichen Dimension in der Anglistik seit Mitte der 1970er Jahre dokumentieren, zum anderen aber auch Stationen seiner intellektuellen Biografie sichtbar machen. Dabei ist sein zentrales Motiv, Rechenschaft über die Arbeit in einem – wie der Autor meint – nach wie vor privilegierten Bereich unserer Gesellschaft abzulegen.

Edinburgh Introduction to Studying English Literature

Edinburgh Introduction to Studying English Literature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0748691340
Author: Dermot Cavanagh
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Edinburgh Introduction to Studying English Literature by Dermot Cavanagh Book Resume:

This introduction to the tools required for literary study provides all the skills, background and critical knowledge which students require to approach their study of literature with confidence.

How to Begin Studying English Literature

How to Begin Studying English Literature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137508787
Author: Nicholas Marsh
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
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How to Begin Studying English Literature by Nicholas Marsh Book Resume:

This book has established itself as one of the most popular introductory student guides in the field. The fourth edition has been updated throughout, with a brand new chapter on critics and contexts in essay writing. It shows the reader how to approach literature, featuring chapters on themes, characters, structure, style, irony and analysis.

Let's Learn English

Let's Learn English [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 6025683751
Author: Atiko, SS., M.M.Pd., Akhmad Taupik, S.Pd.
Publisher: Caremedia Communication
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Let's Learn English by Atiko, SS., M.M.Pd., Akhmad Taupik, S.Pd. Book Resume:

Buku ini disusun dengan tujuan menyediakan bahan ajar mata pelajaran bahasa Inggris untuk siswa SMP dengan acuan Standar Isi mata pelajaran bahasa Inggris tahun 2013. Bahan ajar ini dirancang untuk pemakaian secara nasional dan oleh karenanya guru di seluruh Indonesia dapat menggunakannya langsung di dalam kelas atau dengan melakukan adaptasi seperlunya menyesuaikan KTSP masing-masing. Materi dan tugas pembelajaran dikembangkan dengan prinsip-prinsip Pendekatan Komunikatif untuk mengembangkan kompetensi siswa dalam keempat keterampilan berbahasa, yaitu menyimak, berbicara, membaca, dan menulis. Selain itu materi dan tugas pembelajaran secara integratif mengembangkan kecakapan hidup dalam arti luas dan peningkatan kesadaran akan kebinekaan. Materi dan tugas-tugas pembelajaran dalam buku ini diorganisasikan ke dalam dua siklus pembelajaran, yaitu siklus lisan dan siklus tulis. Sementara siklus lisan menekankan pengembangan keterampilan menyimak dan berbicara, siklus tulis mengembangkan keterampilan membaca dan menulis. Sesuai dengan prinsip keterpaduan dalam pembelajaran bahasa, kedua siklus tersebut mengembangkan keempat keterampilan berbahasa secara terintegrasi. Selain itu, untuk keperluan pengayaan dan evaluasi, setiap chapter dilengkapi dengan tugas terstruktur berupa evaluasi. Materi dan kegiatan pembelajaran dalam buku ini lebih dikembangkan untuk mendorong terjadinya learning pada diri siswa. Kegiatan-kegiatan belajar dikembangkan untuk menjadikan siswa secara individu, berpasangan, dan kelompok kecil secara aktif belajar bahasa Inggris melalui kegiatan memahami dan menggunakan bahasa Inggris untuk mengekspresikan gagasan dan perasaan secara alami. Guru lebih bertindak sebagai fasilitator, pemberi feedback, dan pendorong siswa agar berani mengekspresikan dirinya dengan tidak mengabaikan pentingnya akurasi berbahasa. Dengan kegiatan-kegiatan pembelajaran dan peran guru yang demikian, siswa terbimbing dan memperoleh fasilitasi dalam berlatih mengekspresikan dirinya sehingga secara bertahap akhirnya mampu berkomunikasi dengan baik.

Studying the English Language

Studying the English Language [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137036214
Author: Rob Penhallurick
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
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Studying the English Language by Rob Penhallurick Book Resume:

How did English become a global language? What exactly is Standard English? What do slips of the tongue reveal about language? Studying the English Language answers these questions and many more. Organised into eighteen thematic chapters, each of which can be read at one sitting, this is a clear and lively introduction to the diversity and history of English, and to relevant contemporary and classic work in linguistics. Thoroughly updated and revised, this second edition contains three new chapters, on the story of American English, the spread of English across the world and the work of Noam Chomsky. Wide ranging and easy to use, other topics include the effects of dialect and accent on identity, swearing and offensive names in English, language and gender, language planning and theories about the origin of language. Full of entertaining examples, illustrations and useful guides to further reading, this is the ideal companion for all those new to the study of the English language, and essential reading for anyone with a general interest in the subject.

Assessment and Autonomy in Language Learning

Assessment and Autonomy in Language Learning [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137414383
Author: C. Everhard,L. Murphy
Publisher: Springer
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Assessment and Autonomy in Language Learning by C. Everhard,L. Murphy Book Resume:

This book examines this contested relationship between assessment and autonomy from a number of perspectives in a variety of Higher Education language-learning contexts in Europe and the Far East. The contributors to the book describe research into assessment both for and as autonomy, as well as approaches to the assessment of autonomy itself.

Teaching and Learning English Literature

Teaching and Learning English Literature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1847877230
Author: Ellie Chambers,Marshall Gregory
Publisher: SAGE
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Teaching and Learning English Literature by Ellie Chambers,Marshall Gregory Book Resume:

'It is scarcely possible to imagine a truly educated person who cannot read well. Yet it is not clear how or even if courses in literature actually work. How can teachers of English help students in their developmental journey toward becoming skillful readers and educated persons? This is the complex question that Chambers and Gregory address in Teaching and Learning English Literature. The authors consider practical matters such as course design and student assessment but do not shirk larger historical and theoretical issues. In a lucid and non-polemical fashion - and occasionally with welcome humor - Chambers and Gregory describe the what, why, and how of "doing" literature, often demonstrating the techniques they advocate. Veteran teachers will find the book rejuvenating, a stimulus to examining purposes and methods; beginning teachers may well find it indispensable' - Professor William Monroe, University of Houston 'The transatlantic cooperation of Ellie Chambers and Marshall Gregory has produced an outstanding book that ought to be on the shelves of anyone involved in the teaching of English Literature, as well as anyone engaged in the scholarship of teaching and learning in general or in any discipline. As they say, "the teaching of English Literature plays a central role in human beings' search for meaning" although others in other disciplines may make this claim for theirs too. If so, they will still learn a great deal from this book; anyone looking for no more than a means of satisfying the demands of governments that look for simplistic quality measures and economic relevance, let them look elsewhere. This is a book for now and for all times' - Professor Lewis Elton, Visiting Professor, University of Manchester, Honorary Professor, University College London This is the third in the series Teaching and Learning the Humanities in Higher Education. The book is for beginning and experienced teachers of literature in higher education. The authors present a comprehensive overview of teaching English literature, from setting teaching goals and syllabus-planning through to a range of student assessment strategies and methods of course or teacher evaluation and improvement. Particular attention is paid to different teaching methods, from the traditional classroom to newer collaborative work, distance education and uses of electronic technologies. All this is set in the context of present-day circumstances and agendas to help academics and those in training become more informed and better teachers of their subject. The book includes: - how literature as a discipline is currently understood and constituted - what it means to study and learn the subject - what 'good teaching' is, with fewer resources for teaching, larger student numbers, an emphasis on 'user-pay' principles and vocationalism. This is an essential text for teachers of English Literature in universities and colleges worldwide. The Teaching & Learning in the Humanities series, edited by Ellie Chambers and Jan Parker, is for beginning and experienced lecturers. It deals with all aspects of teaching individual arts and humanities subjects in higher education. Experienced teachers offer authoritative suggestions on how to become critically reflective about discipline-specific practices.

Studying Literature in English

Studying Literature in English [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1135053189
Author: Dominic Rainsford
Publisher: Routledge
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Studying Literature in English by Dominic Rainsford Book Resume:

Studying Literature in English provides the ideal point of entry for students of English Literature. This book is an accessible guide for Literature students around the world. This book: Grounds literature and the study of literature throughout by referencing a selection of well-known novels, plays and poems Examines the central questions that readers ask when confronting literary texts, and shows how these make literary theory meaningful and necessary Links British, American and postcolonial literature into a coherent whole Discusses film as literature and provides the basic conceptual tools in order to study film within a literature-course framework Places particular emphasis on interdisciplinarity by examining the connections between the study of literature and other disciplines Provides an annotated list of further reading From principal literary genres, periods and theory, to strategies for reading, research and essay-writing, Dominic Rainsford provides an engaging introduction to the most important aspects of studying literature in English. This book is invaluable reading for anyone studying literature in English.

Introducing English Studies

Introducing English Studies [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1350055433
Author: Tonya Krouse,Tamara F. O'Callaghan
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Introducing English Studies by Tonya Krouse,Tamara F. O'Callaghan Book Resume:

From literary studies to digital humanities, Introducing English Studies is a complete introduction to the many fields and sub-disciplines of English studies for majors starting out in the subject for the first time. The book covers topics including: · history of English language and linguistics · literature and literary criticism · cinema and new media Studies · composition and rhetoric · creative and professional writing · critical theory · digital humanities The book is organized around the central questions of the field and includes case studies demonstrating how assignments might be approached, as well as annotated guides to further reading to support more in-depth study. A glossary of key critical terms helps readers locate essential definitions quickly when studying and writing and revising essays. A supporting companion website also offers sample assignments and activities, examples of student writing, career guidance and weblinks.

International Perspectives on Teaching English to Young Learners

International Perspectives on Teaching English to Young Learners [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137023236
Author: S. Rich
Publisher: Springer
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International Perspectives on Teaching English to Young Learners by S. Rich Book Resume:

This volume comprises 11 research-led accounts from Teaching English to Young Learner (TEYL) educators working in a range of diverse settings worldwide. The innovative practical and theoretical perspectives offer some important insights into effective TEYL pedagogy for the 21st century.

International Perspectives on Motivation

International Perspectives on Motivation [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137000872
Author: E. Ushioda
Publisher: Springer
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International Perspectives on Motivation by E. Ushioda Book Resume:

Bringing together motivation-related practical concerns and debates from diverse international contexts and educational settings where English is learned, this book shows how locally produced insights and issues can have wider global significance, resonating with the experiences and concerns of English teachers and learners across the world.

English in Practice

English in Practice [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1780931050
Author: Peter Barry
Publisher: A&C Black
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English in Practice by Peter Barry Book Resume:

Fully revised and updated, this new edition of English in Practice continues to be an essential practical guide to studying English at University. It is for all those who are about to embark on an English degree or are in the midst of completing one, and for those who want to re-engage with their reasons for teaching it. The second edition now includes new chapters offering practical advice on writing undergraduate dissertations and on taking your studies beyond undergraduate level, as well as a thoroughly updated chapter on getting the most of out of online resources. Written by an experienced writer and teacher, the book also covers such topics as: • Reading and interpretation • English and Creative Writing • Literary criticism and theory • The English language • Exploring historical contexts • Constructing an essay Including an annotated guide to further reading, English in Practice is an important resource for students keen to succeed in their study of English at University.

Enhancing Learning Through Technology

Enhancing Learning Through Technology [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3642223834
Author: Reggie Kwan,Carmel McNaught,Philip Tsang,Fu Lee Wang,Kam Cheong Li
Publisher: Springer
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Enhancing Learning Through Technology by Reggie Kwan,Carmel McNaught,Philip Tsang,Fu Lee Wang,Kam Cheong Li Book Resume:

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conference on ICT in Teaching and Learning, ICT 2011, jointly held in Hong Kong, China, in July 2011 with the 15th Hong Kong Web Symposium. The 30 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers present current research on innovative and effective usage of social networking, multimedia and mobile learning technologies. Topics addressed are such as: emerging pedagogies, mobile technologies, Web 2.0, social networking, bookmarking and repository communities, e-learning, mobile and distributed learning, social computing mobile learning system design and architecture semantic Web applications d-learning, e-learning, m-learning education environments privacy, risk, and security.

The International Student's Guide

The International Student's Guide [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1446231631
Author: Ricky Lowes,Helen Peters,Marie Turner
Publisher: SAGE
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The International Student's Guide by Ricky Lowes,Helen Peters,Marie Turner Book Resume:

This book is intended for students from all language backgrounds other than English, attending or preparing to attend a university where the medium of instruction is English, particularly in the UK. The International Student's Guide helps you succeed at university, by sharing the experiences of many international students who have already attended a university in the UK. Every student is unique, with different abilities and needs. With this in mind, the authors provide you with practical information and help on a range of aspects of study. They focus on both spoken and written forms of communication, and deal with the approaches to thinking and learning which you will meet in higher education in the UK system. Written by experienced lecturers in language and learning, the book offers a wealth of advice and guidance on topics such as: ways of learning how to make the most of your own strengths working in seminars and groups writing in different forms, disciplines and at different levels assessment techniques such as exams and oral presentations. Whether you are embarking on a pre-degree foundation course or a postgraduate programme, this book will help you manage all the challenging aspects of studying through the medium of another language, in a new and different environment. This book is for students studying at any level in English on Foundation courses, on degree programmes, undergraduate or postgraduate, or on pre-masters programmes. It could be used in EAP classes and on summer courses and pre-entry programmes or for self study. It could also be used for staff-development purposes with lecturers teaching students from different language backgrounds. It is assumed that the reader already has a grasp of English at least equivalent to IELTS 4.5 or 5 or TOEFL 450-500 (130-170 on the computerised test). SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

Studying the History of Early English

Studying the History of Early English [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137040513
Author: Simon Horobin
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
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Studying the History of Early English by Simon Horobin Book Resume:

All living languages are subject to change, and in this highly accessible handbook, Simon Horobin shows the importance of thinking about why, as well as how, language changes over time. Studying the History of Early English introduces students to the theories and methodologies that underpin the historical study of English. Drawing on a wealth of approaches, textual, historical and sociolinguistic, Horobin provides detailed explanations of key developments in the history of English, in spelling, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary and introduces students to the various ways in which scholars have attempted to explain these changes Lively and original, Studying the History of Early English: • equips students with key analytical tools and methods for the historical study of English • includes practical information on gathering evidence and provides a wealth of worked-through textual examples • contains suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter • employs a methodological, rather than chronological approach, with each chapter designed to address a specific topic and consider its relevance to the three major periods in the history of English: Old English, Middle English and Early Modern English Perspectives on the English Language is an innovative series of textbooks for the English language student, together forming a wide-ranging course for undergraduate students of English. The basis of the series is a 'core' of three books which together lay the foundations for further study. A set of higher level textbooks builds on these core books by bringing together the latest thinking in a range of topics in English language. Clearly set out and including relevant exercises and questions, they make both the foundations of language and the latest research accessible to a student audience. Series Editors: Lesley Jeffries and Dan McIntyre

Social Dimensions of Autonomy in Language Learning

Social Dimensions of Autonomy in Language Learning [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137290242
Author: G. Murray
Publisher: Springer
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Social Dimensions of Autonomy in Language Learning by G. Murray Book Resume:

This book examines how autonomy in language learning is fostered and constrained in social settings through interaction with others and various contextual features. With theoretical grounding, the authors discuss the implications for practice in classrooms, distance education, self-access centres, as well as virtual and social learning spaces.

Beliefs, Agency and Identity in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching

Beliefs, Agency and Identity in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137425954
Author: Paula Kalaja,Ana Maria F. Barcelos,Mari Aro,Maria Ruohotie-Lyhty
Publisher: Springer
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Beliefs, Agency and Identity in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching by Paula Kalaja,Ana Maria F. Barcelos,Mari Aro,Maria Ruohotie-Lyhty Book Resume:

This book explores the phenomena of believing (or giving personal meanings), acting, and identifying (or identity construction), and the interconnectedness of these phenomena in the learning and teaching of English and other foreign languages.