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Indo-European language tree

Indo-European language tree | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Different branches of Indo-European part of the tree of world languages.

Via Shona Whyte, Renee Maufroid
Baiba Svenca's comment, July 10, 2013 11:35 AM
Great! I found my little twig easily :) Thanks for the scoop!
Roselink's curator insight, July 17, 2013 2:33 PM

It reminds me of my uni years ;-)

Anna-Liisa Hayward's curator insight, February 25, 2014 6:27 AM

This is very interesting, a lovely visual representation of the world´s languages

Rescooped by Evdokia Roka from TELT

Mapping Applied Linguistics - Free resources

Mapping Applied Linguistics - Free resources | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Mapping Applied Linguistics: A Guide for Students and Practitioners provides an innovative and wide-ranging introduction to the full scope of applied linguistics.


Incorporating both socio-cultural and cognitive perspectives, the book maps the diverse and constantly expanding range of theories, methods and issues faced by students and practitioners alike. Practically oriented and ideally suited to students new to the subject area, the book provides in-depth coverage of:

language teaching and education, literacy and language disorderslanguage variation and world Englisheslanguage policy and planninglexicography and forensic linguisticsmultilingualism and translation.

Including real data and international examples, the book features further reading and exercises in each chapter, fieldwork suggestions and a full glossary of key terms. 

Via Shona Whyte
Deep_Approach's comment, August 28, 2013 9:49 AM
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Deep_Approach's comment, August 28, 2013 9:50 AM
Did you see this, Shona? http://www.deepapproach.com/topics/technologywithwisdom.html
Penelope O'Meara's curator insight, August 1, 5:00 PM

That's the book blurb, but it's the companion website I'm flagging.  Links, references, activities, community, and a PDF of the introduction

http://cw.routledge.com/textbooks/hall/downloads/chSample.pdf with a debunking of all those language-related myths people need to get past in order to learn and teach languages effectively.