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Integrated Chinese, Level 1, Part 1: Textbook (Simplified Character Edition) (C&T Asian Languages Series.)
The Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 1 Textbook is appropriate for beginning students at the high school or college level, or for anyone seeking to communicate effectively in Chinese wherever it is spoken. This acclaimed, best-selling series is successful because it “integrates” all four language skills–listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Integrated Chinese helps yo The Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 1 Textbook is...

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Extensive Reading Activities for Teaching Language
This lively collection of more than 100 classroom activities provides teachers with engaging ways to incorporate extensive reading into their classrooms. The creative and fun speaking, listening, role-play, reading, writing, and vocabulary activities, all linking reading to the rest of the curriculum, are suitable for students of all ages and levels. Teachers will find thi This lively collection of more than 100 classroom activities provides...

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Cuneiform Texts and the Writing of History
History does not begin in Classical antiquity. Several cultures in the Near East predate Greek historical tradition by many centuries. To understand the history of one of the main ancient Near Eastern cultures, that of Mesopotamia, the scholar has to rely on cuneiform texts which represent the oldest tradition of writing in human history, in use for nearly 3,000 years. The History does not begin in Classical antiquity. Several cultures in...

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The Primacy of Grammar
Biolinguistics – especially the work of Noam Chomsky – suggests that the design of language may be ‘perfect’: language is an optimal solution to conditions of sound and meaning. What is the scope of this inquiry? Which aspect of nature does this science investigate? This book is a study of such foundational questions. Read...

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The Symbolic Species: The Co-evolution of Language and the Brain
This revolutionary book provides fresh answers to long-standing questions of human origins and consciousness. Drawing on his breakthrough research in comparative neuroscience, Terrence Deacon offers a wealth of insights into the significance of symbolic thinking: from the co-evolutionary exchange between language and brains over two million years of hominid evolution to th This revolutionary book provides fresh answers to long-standing...

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Enchanted Hunters: The Power of Stories in Childhood
Ever wondered why little children love listening to stories, why older ones get lost in certain books? In this enthralling work, Maria Tatar challenges many of our assumptions about childhood reading. Much as our culture pays lip service to the importance of literature, we rarely examine the creative and cognitive benefits of reading from infancy through adolescence. By ex Ever wondered why little children love listening to stories, why...

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The Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture
The cuneiform script, the writing system of ancient Mesopotamia, was witness to one of the world’s oldest literate cultures. For over three millennia, it was the vehicle of communication from (at its greatest extent) Iran to the Mediterranean, Anatolia to Egypt. The Oxford Handbook ofCuneiform Culture examines the Ancient Middle East through the lens of cuneiform writing. The cuneiform script, the writing system of ancient Mesopotamia,...

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