Sékou, the chief's son, returns from the market with an unusual treasure for the villagers--an umbrella! What are all the things they can do with it? This picture book from Africa will spark young readers' imagination.
Learning a new language has never been more fun! Wordworth the Bird introduces children to a variety of bilingual words in English and Spanish organized by categories such as food, animals, and people. Each new word is accompanied by charming illustrations that clearly depict each object.
This introductory textbook presents a variety of approaches and perspectives that can be employed to analyze any sample of discourse. The perspectives come from multiple disciplines, including linguistics, sociolinguistics, and linguistic anthropology, all of which shed light on meaning and the interactional construction of meaning through language use. Students without prior experience in discourse analysis will appreciate and understand the micro-macro relationship of language use in everyday contexts, in professional and academic settings, in languages other than English, and in a wide variety of media outlets. Each chapter is supported by examples of spoken and written discourse from various types of data sources, including conversations, commercials, university lectures, textbooks, print ads, and blogs, and concludes with hands-on opportunities for readers to actually do discourse analysis on their own. Students can also utilize the book’s comprehensive companion website, with flash cards for key terms, quizzes, and additional data samples, for in-class activities and self-study. With its accessible multi-disciplinary approach and comprehensive data samples from a variety of sources, Discourse Analysis is the ideal core text for the discourse analysis course in applied linguistics, English, education, and communication programs.
Social and Cognitive Pharmacy is a practical handbook for learning and teaching sociology and psychology, and applying this to pharmacy practice. It will be of great benefit to students of pharmacy, postgraduate pharmacists and academics.
Computer technology provides the opportunity for innovation and progress in the daily operations and initiatives of corporations. Despite the positive elements of integrating technology into the workplace, corporations continue to struggle with the challenges created by rapid technological advancements. Modern Techniques for Successful IT Project Management brings together academic research and professional practice to examine the complexity of implementing technology into the structure and organization of a corporation's ventures. This publication is an essential reference source for researchers, professionals, and upper-level university students working in the fields of project management, information systems, and IT project management interested in the methodologies and research necessary to improve the impact of Information Technology.
The history of Iran in the twentieth century is one of turbulent political and religious transformation. Rouhi Shafii charts the impact of these changes through the lives of three generations of women in her own family. From her grandmother's life in rural Iran in the 1920s to her own final exile to London in the 1980s, she blends the personal and the political to provide a compelling social history and reveals the power of religious ideology and social control this wields over Iranian women.
Women refugees now in exile in Britain tell their stories in fiction, poetry and from memory in this anthology. Many of the contributors were writers before entering Britain and some of the writing reflects their political ideology and motivation.