AS/A-level Sociology

Essential Word Dictionary
Author: Steve Chapman
Publisher: Philip Allan
ISBN: 9780860033790
Category: Science
Page: 164
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This is the ideal dictionary for AS and A2 students. Unlike other dictionaries, the terms here are all directly relevant to AS/A-level sociology. All the entries are clearly and concisely defined with diagrams and further explanation where appropriate. In many cases, entries are cross-referenced to related terms and concepts and include the guidance of the author, experienced examiner Steve Chapman, on how the term should be used correctly. The Essential Word Dictionary is the perfect reference companion, whether students are new to the subject, part way through their course or revising for their exams.

Research on Dictionary Use in the Context of Foreign Language Learning

Focus on Reading Comprehension
Author: Yukio Tono
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110915014
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 269
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The purpose of this book is to conceptualise the research on dictionary use within a more general overview of language learning. It brings together some of the findings of studies on dictionary users and uses and shows how research into dictionary use can contribute to the improvement of dictionary design and the clarification of issues in language learning. The book also provides reports on a series of empirical studies on dictionary use in decoding activities (reading comprehension and L2/L1 translation) , which will shed some light on the nature of the issues discussed throughout the book. The book falls into two parts. Part I, »Research on Dictionary Use - State of the Art« is, as its title suggests, a summary of previous studies to tease out relevant issues in each area of inquiry. Part 2, »Empirical Studies« reports on a series of studies the author has conducted in the past 15 years. The first three studies (Chapter 5, 6, and 7) investigate dictionary use in the broader context of language learning. The next four studies (Chapter 8, 9, 10 and 11) report on a series of controlled experiments on the relationship between the macro- and microstructure of the dictionary and reference skills. Finally, the last two chapters (Chapter 12 and 13) report the use of learner language data for a better lexicographical output.

A Course for Teaching English Learners


Author: Lynne T. Díaz-Rico
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 381
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A Course for Teaching English Learners (CTEL Handbook) offers strategies to equip teachers to work with English language learners, balancing fundamental principles with practical classroom techniques. This book offers in a single volume a wealth of background principles underlying the cultural, linguistic, and sociocultural contexts and foundations of learning and by providing a comprehensive framework that doesn't only focus on reading and writing. Provisions in the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) call for yearly accountability in English language growth for language-minority students. The CTEL Handbook addresses the new focus on testing procedures, as well as adaptation for English learners during the test-taking process. Throughout, Lynne Diaz-Rico provides the necessary background knowledge needed to educate English learners and also includes a variety of classroom methods for English language development in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and computer-assisted instruction. --From publisher's description.

Conversation Analysis

The Sociology of Talk
Author: Donald Allen,Rebecca F. Guy
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110877880
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 284
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Fifty Years Among the New Words

A Dictionary of Neologisms 1941-1991
Author: John Algeo,Adele S. Algeo
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521449717
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 257
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American Speech, the journal of the American Dialect Society has included a regular collection of neologisms called 'Among the New Words'. One issue, for example, includes four quotations for 'date rape,' two for 'designated driver,' and six for 'DNA fingerprinting,' 'intifada', and other current terms. Complete documentation is given for all citations, which are fuller than those given in most dictionaries. At the time these terms appeared in 'Among the New Words', they appeared in none of the major dictionaries. A survey of 'Among the New Words' can therefore reveal much about the origin and early use of these expressions and the social climate in which they prospered. Now this valuable resource is available in one volume, first published in 1992. The original articles themselves are reproduced and John Algeo has prepared a complete index, with glossary, to every word and expression included in the 113 installments of 'Among the New Words'. It is a unique repository of language use from 1941–91.

Dictionary of Energy

(South Asia Edition)
Author: Cutler J. Cleveland
Publisher: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
ISBN: 9788131205365
Category: Science
Page: 520
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With definitions compiled by researchers and experts in the field, the Dictionary of Energy covers all the multi-faceted aspects of energy and its role in society, as well as entirely new areas critical to modern energy studies

Interconcept report

a new paradigm for solving the terminology problems of the social sciences
Author: Fred Warren Riggs
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 49
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ARBA Guide to Subject Encyclopedias and Dictionaries


Author: Susan C. Awe
Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: N.A
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 482
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These reviews identify, describe, and evaluate subject dictionaries and encyclopedias that are useful in all types of libraries. Providing complete bibliographic information as well as reviews, the guide is an excellent tool for collection development.

International Encyclopedia of the Sociology of Education


Author: Lawrence J. Saha
Publisher: Pergamon Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 961
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"This book provides a state-of-the-art resource, for an international audience, of the cumulative results of research and to identify the substantive developments which will take the sociological study of educaion into the next century. This encyclopedia presents the full range of paradigms, theoretical points of view, together with many research methodologies." --Cover.

Lean In

Frauen und der Wille zum Erfolg
Author: Sheryl Sandberg
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 384370578X
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 312
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In Deutschland sitzen in den Vorständen der 100 umsatzstärksten Firmen gerade einmal drei Prozent Frauen. International sieht es nicht viel besser aus. Sheryl Sandberg ist COO von Facebook und gehörte davor zur Führungsmannschaft bei Google. Zusammen mit ihrem Mann Dave erzieht sie zwei kleine Kinder. Sie ist eine der wenigen sichtbaren Top-Managerinnen weltweit und ein Vorbild für Frauen aller Generationen. In ihrem Buch widmet sie sich ihrem Herzensthema: Wie können mehr Frauen in anspruchsvollen Jobs an die Spitze gelangen? Sie beschreibt äußere und innere Barrieren, die Frauen den Aufstieg verwehren. Sandberg zeigt, wie jede Frau ihre Ziele erreichen kann.