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Context Counts : papers on language, gender, and power
Context Counts : papers on language, gender, and powerContext Counts assembles, for the first time, the work of pre-eminent linguist Robin Tolmach Lakoff. A career that spans some forty years, Lakoff remains one of the most influential linguists of the 20th-century. The early papers show the genesis of Lakoff's inquiry into the relationship of language and social power, ideas later codified in the groundbreaking Language and Woman's Place and Talking Power. The late papers reflect her continued exposition of power dynamics beyond gender that are established and represented in language.
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TED Talks: What new power looks like (With English Subtitle)

TED Talks: What new power looks like (With English Subtitle)TED Talks: What new power looks like (With English Subtitle)

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.


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Language, Race, and Power in Schools: A Critical Discourse Analysis

Language, Race, and Power in Schools: A Critical Discourse AnalysisLanguage, Race, and Power in Schools: A Critical Discourse Analysis

In this edited collection, authors from various academic, cultural, racial, linguistic, and personal backgrounds use critical discourse analysis as a conceptual framework and method to examine social inequities, identity issues, and linguistic discrimination faced by historically oppressed groups in schools and society. Language, Race, and Power in Schools unravels the ways and degrees to which these groups have faced and resisted oppression, and draws on critical discourse analysis to examine how multiple forms of oppression intersect...
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English for Life Beginner: Power Point Presentations

English for life Beginner Power Point PresentationsEnglish for life Beginner Power Point Presentations

English for life Beginner Power Point Presentations accompany the course's lessons, they present either key language or grammar points presented in the lessons.
Tags: English, lessons, Point, Presentations, Beginner, Power
IELTS Word Power

IELTS Word PowerIELTS Word Power

IELTS Word Power is a vocabulary practice app offered by the British Council. With over 100 questions, including reading and listening, to test your word power, this android app helps you improve your English and get ready for IELTS.
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Power of English Phrasal Verbs

Power of English Phrasal VerbsPower of English Phrasal Verbs

Have you ever wondered why every English teacher loves speaking about the Phrasal Verbs? Well, the answer is pretty clear; they are KEY to progress on your level of English once you have reached certain point. Phrasal Verbs are a must-have in your set of English skills if you ever want to become fluent in English.
The main goal of this e-book is to explain what a phrasal verb is and why they are so important for your English. This e-book also shows 6 must-know tips to learn phrasal verbs along with a list of 40 most commonly used phrasal verbs in English.
Tags: English, phrasal, Phrasal, Verbs, e-book, Power
Who Rules the World? [Audiobook]

Who Rules the World? [AudiobookWho Rules the World? [Audiobook

The world's leading intellectual offers a probing examination of the waning American century, the nature of US policies post-9/11, and the perils of valuing power above democracy and human rights.


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