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Language & Culture

Robert Glenn

Language & Culture

A Book of Readings

by Robert Glenn

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Northern Michigan Univ Pr .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL11440900M
ISBN 100918616077
ISBN 109780918616074

The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World is a book by the anthropologist David W. Anthony, in which the author describes his "revised Kurgan theory."He explores the origins and spread of the Indo-European languages from the Pontic-Caspian steppe throughout Western Europe, and Central and South Asia. Request a Language and Culture Kit Now Request a Global Story Box Now. Worlds of Words, with assistance from the Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL), developed Language and Culture Kits for use in the classroom. Though intended for kindergarten to eighth grade, we found that these kits were most useful in classrooms from third to eighth grade.

book excerpt: This interdisciplinary study investigates the relationship between culture, language and cognition based on the aspects of social structure, space and possession in Tonga, Polynesia. Grounded on extensive field research, Volkel explores the subject from an anthropological as well as from a linguistic perspective. These essays, nine in number, representative of his contributions in three fields of learning, have been chosen from the larger collection entitled Selected Writings of Edward Sapir in Language, Culture, and Personality published in by the University of California Press.

A new initiative of the Yiddish Book Center’s designed to foster a deeper understanding of Yiddish and modern Jewish culture. Pakn Treger Our English-language magazine carries on the tradition of the original pakn tregers, who traveled from shtetl to shtetl in . Encounters: Chinese Language and Culture is a groundbreaking Chinese language program that features a dramatic series filmed entirely in China. The program's highly communicative approach immerses learners in the Chinese language and culture through video episodes that directly correspond to units in the combination textbook-workbook.


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The Language of Culture is the culmination of his experience and knowledge, putting together a program which doesn’t just teach generic lessons about culture, but that is specifically designed to promote diversity within your organization — eliminating stereotypes, identifying unconscious biases, improving communication and relationships.

While cognitive linguists typically study the cognitive aspects of language, and linguistic anthropologists typically study language and culture, Language, Mind, and Culture is the first book to combine all three and provide an account of meaning-making in language and culture by examining the many cognitive operations in this by: Language - Language - Language and culture: It has been seen that language is much more than the external expression and communication of internal thoughts formulated independently of their Language & Culture book.

In demonstrating the inadequacy and inappropriateness of such a view of language, attention has already been drawn to the ways in which one’s native language is intimately and in all. The book, Race, Language, and Culture, is a collection of some of his most important essays."—David Schneider, University of Chicago "An exceptional book "Franz Boas is the father of American anthropology and one of the founders of the field of modern anthropology/5.

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Thai Language and Culture for Beginners is developed with specific learners in mind―young college students of Thai. The author provides both standard learning tools such as grammar notes, vocabulary, translations, phonetic transcription, and relevant cultural aspects such as notes, expressions, proverbs, and songs/5(16).

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Culture isn’t solely determined by a person’s native language or nationality. It’s true that languages vary by country and region and that the language we speak influences our realities, but even people who speak the same language experience cultural differences because of their various intersecting cultural identities and personal experiences.

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Offering information, insights, and motivation to teach students of diverse cultural, racial, and linguistic backgrounds, examples are. This volume is a collection of the most important essays written by Franz Boas on the science of anthropology. "Franz Boas is the father of American anthropology and one of the founders of the fie.Details Book Title/Description; Our Review 5/5: Best AP Italian Textbook CHECK PRICE: Barron's AP Italian Language and Culture: with Audio CDs This is the best book currently out to help you prepare for the AP Italian Language and Culture exam.

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