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  • Literacy by David Barton
    Literacy (English, Paperback) David Barton

    This introduction to the expanding field of literacy studies has been fully revised for the second edition. It explores recent developments and new research that has contributed to our understanding of literacy practices, reflecting on the interdisciplinary growth of the study of reading and writing over the past decade.

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  • The Uses of Literacy by Richard Hoggart
    The Uses of Literacy (English, Paperback) Richard Hoggart

    When a society becomes more affluent, does it lose other values? Are the skills that education and literacy gave millions wasted on consuming pop culture? Do the media coerce us into a world of the superficial and the material - or can they be a force for good? This book asks these questions.

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  • Beat Dyslexia: Bk. 2 by Elizabeth Franks
    Beat Dyslexia: Bk. 2
    Elizabeth Franks, Myra Nicholson

    Intended to support those students struggling to read, write or spell, this book presents a comprehensive programme that helps to develop literacy skills by combining successful phonological approaches with the very best of conventional, multi-sensory and structured teaching methods.

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  • The Translation of Children's Literature by Gillian Lathey
    The Translation of Children's Literature (English, Paperback) Gillian Lathey

    Research across a number of disciplines has in recent years contributed to a rapidly developing knowledge and understanding of the cross-cultural transformation and reception of children's literature. This book gathers together essays published during the last 30 years on the history, challenges and difference of translating for the young reader.

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  • Literacy and Education by Uta Papen
    Literacy and Education (English, Paperback) Uta Papen

    Literacy is a perennial ?hot topic' in Britain and other English-speaking countries. Concerns about falling standards and a ?literacy crisis' are frequently raised. In response, governments initiate new policies and teaching guidelines. This book addresses the current policies, practices and media debates in England, the US, Scotland and Australia. Literacy and Education examines:...

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  • The Rights of the Reader by Daniel Pennac
    The Rights of the Reader (English, Paperback) Daniel Pennac, Quentin Blake

    Humane, humorous and deeply felt, this is a unique book about reading.

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  • Learning to Write/Reading to Learn by J. R. Martin
    Learning to Write/Reading to Learn (English, Paperback) J. R. Martin, David Rose

    Suitable for practitioners, researchers and students, building up pedagogic, linguistic and social theory in steps, contextualized within teaching practice, this title presents the research of the 'Sydney School' in language and literacy pedagogy. It offers researchers tools for investigating and redesigning educational practice.

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  • Romancing the Language by Catherine Lim
    Romancing the Language (English, Paperback) Catherine Lim

    A collection of witty and sparkling essays by Catherine Lim on her love of the English language.

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  • Exploring Literacies by Helen De Silva Joyce
    Exploring Literacies (English, Paperback) Helen De Silva Joyce, Susan Feez

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  • New Insights into Language Anxiety by Christina Gkonou
    New Insights into Language Anxiety (English, Paperback) Christina Gkonou

    This book provides an overview of current theory, research and practice in the field of language anxiety and brings together a range of perspectives on this psychological construct in a single volume. Chapters show that language anxiety can be viewed as a complex and dynamic construct and can be researched using different methods and frameworks.

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  • Reading, Writing and Dyslexia by Andrew W. Ellis
    Reading, Writing and Dyslexia (English, Paperback) Andrew W. Ellis

    This is a classic edition of Andrew Ellis' acclaimed introduction to the scientific study of reading, writing and dyslexia, which now includes a new introduction from the author. The book describes the remarkable skills of reading and writing ? how we acquire them, how we exercise them as skilled readers and writers, and what can go wrong with them in childhood disorders or as a result of brain...

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  • Brilliant Activities for Reading Comprehension, Year 4 (2nd Ed) by Charlotte Makhlouf
    Brilliant Activities for Reading Comprehension, Year 4 (2nd Ed) (English, Paperback) Charlotte Makhlouf

    Brilliant Activities for Reading Comprehension Year 4 provides a variety of engaging, enjoyable texts that will grab pupils' attention, all linked to the 2014 National Curriculum. Activities range from simple factual recall and vocabulary work to more open-ended questions enabling the reader to provide a more personal response.

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  • Nelson Spelling Pupil Book 3 Year 3/P4 by John Jackman
    Nelson Spelling Pupil Book 3 Year 3/P4 (English, Paperback) John Jackman, Sarah Lindsay

    The latest edition of Nelson Spelling Pupil Books provide full coverage of the core spelling and punctuation curriculum. Pupil Book 1 offers an introduction to key learning points with supporting activities to build their understanding.

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  • Teaching Essential Units of Language by Eli Hinkel
    Teaching Essential Units of Language (English, Paperback) Eli Hinkel

    This textbook provides a practical and research-based foundation for teaching second language (L2) multiword units (also commonly called collocations). Multiword units ? such as strong tea, beautiful weather, or would you mind ?cannot be readily understood or predicted by the meanings of their component parts, and prove particularly challenging for English language learners. With contributions...

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  • Multilingualism Online by Carmen Lee
    Multilingualism Online (English, Paperback) Carmen Lee

    By the co-author of Language Online, this book builds on the earlier work while focusing on multilingualism in the digital world. Drawing on a range of digital media ? from email to chatrooms and social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube ? Lee demonstrates how online multilingualism is closely linked to people's offline literacy practices and identities, and examines the ways in which...

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  • Enriching Primary English by Jonathan Glazzard
    Enriching Primary English (English, Paperback) Jonathan Glazzard, Jean Palmer

    This essential text provides ideas for trainees and teachers to extend both their own teaching and their pupils' learning in primary English through creative approaches and enrichment strategies to promote best practice and outstanding teaching.

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  • Beyond Early Writing by David Waugh
    Beyond Early Writing (English, Paperback) David Waugh

    This essential text for primary trainees and teachers examines the key skill of writing beyond the earliest school years, including issues of children's writing attainment, boys' relative lack of success and teachers' lack of confidence in modelling writing.

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  • Nelson Grammar Pupil Book 2 Year 2/P3 by Wendy Wren
    Nelson Grammar Pupil Book 2 Year 2/P3 (English, Paperback) Wendy Wren

    Enhance your children's essential grammar skills with full coverage of the grammar curriculum for Years 1-6 (P2-7), presented in small, easy-to-manage steps.

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  • Beyond Early Reading by David Waugh
    Beyond Early Reading (English, Paperback) David Waugh

    An essential text for primary trainees and teachers focusing on a range of issues to develop children who can read into children who do read.

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  • Negotiating Critical Literacies with Young Children by Vivian Maria Vasquez
    Negotiating Critical Literacies with Young Children (English, Paperback) Vivian Maria Vasquez

    "In this innovative and engaging text, Vivian Maria Vasquez draws on her own classroom experience to demonstrate how issues raised from everyday conversations with pre-kindergarten children can be used to create an integrated critical literacy curriculumover the course of one school year. The strategies presented are solidly grounded in relevant theory and research. The author describes how she...

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