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The Emoji Code: The Linguistics Behind Smiley Faces and Scaredy Cats

The Emoji Code: The Linguistics Behind Smiley Faces and Scaredy CatsThe Emoji Code: The Linguistics Behind Smiley Faces and Scaredy Cats

Drawing from disciplines as diverse as linguistics, cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience, The Emoji Code explores how emojis are expanding communication and not ending it.

For all the handwringing about the imminent death of written language, emoji―those happy faces and hearts―is not taking us backward to the dark ages of illiteracy. Every day 41.5 billion texts are sent by one quarter of the world, using 6 million emoji. Evans argues that these symbols enrich our ability to communicate and allow us to express our emotions and induce empathy―ultimately making us all better communicators.

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Depression: A Very Short Introduction
Depression: A Very Short IntroductionWhat is depression? What is bipolar disorder? How are they diagnosed and how are they treated? Can a small child be diagnosed with depression and treated with antidepressants - and should they be?
Covering depression, manic depression, and bipolar disorder, this Very Short Introduction gives a brief account of the history of these concepts, before focussing on the descriptions and understanding of these disorders today. Jan Scott and Mary Jane Tacchi look at the introduction of modern treatments for people suffering from depression, recounting the stories behind the development and introduction of antidepressants and mood stabilizers.
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English Lit 101

English Lit 101English Lit 101

From Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Charles Dickens' Tiny Tim to Jane Austen's Mr. Darcy and Shakespeare's Juliet, British authors have created some of the most compelling characters in all of literature. But too often, textbooks reduce these vibrant voices to boring summaries that would put even an English dean to sleep.
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Words that are both nouns and verbs (pronunciation)
Words that are both nouns and verbs (pronunciation)Words that are both nouns and verbs (pronunciation) In English, there are some nouns and verbs which have the same form. However, their pronunciation is different. Usually, the stress falls on the first syllable, when one of these words is used as a noun, whereas when it is used as a verb, it has the stress on the second syllable. Have a look at the list below to become familiar with these verbs and nouns so that you can avoid pronunciation mistakes.
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Pioneer C1/C1+: Teacher's book

Pioneer C1C1+ Teacher's bookPioneer C1C1+ Teacher's book

Pioneer is a full course for learning english. It includes very interesting topics, vocabulary and grammar rules. Every unit includes listenig, speaking and writing sections. At the end of each book there is a reference part for grammar and writing to help students master these subjects. The teacher's book is mainly the student book with answers and an extra section for the teacher. Enjoy studying English through this wonderful series.
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Emotion, Motivation, and Self-Regulation: A Handbook for Teachers
Emotion, Motivation, and Self-Regulation: A Handbook for TeachersThis handbook is a user-friendly resource for pre-service and new practicing teachers outlining theoretical models and empirical research findings concerning the nature and effects of emotions, motivation, and self-regulated learning for students and teachers alike. The authors provide accessible explanations, classroom-based examples and self-reflection exercises, as well as useful advice for new teachers about these psychosocial processes. They address how to measure these processes, what effects they have on personal and academic development, how they manifest in both students and teachers and how teachers can best manage and optimize these critical elements at the classroom level.
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Newsademic nr 310 - British English edition with graded atricles
Newsademic nr 310 - British English edition with graded atriclesNewsAdemic is a UK-based newspaper company that provides learning content to schools and academies in more than 140 countries.

It consists of 4 Levels from Easy Level 1 to Level 4 for advanced learners.
Level 1 and 2, and Level 3 and 4 article topics are the same, but the level of sentence is different. Therefore, Level 1 and Level 3 articles can be read on Level 2 and Level 4 on difficulty levels, respectively.
For smooth learning, vocabulary and Hangul translation, discussion questions and simple dictation functions are provided.

14th September, 2017

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