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Plotting the Reading Experience

This book is about the experience of reading–what reading feels like, how it makes people feel, how people read and under what conditions, what drives people to read, and, conversely, what halts the ...

Global Mother Tongue

“The price a world language must be prepared to pay is submission to many different kinds of use. ”

–Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe

For centuries, the English language has been raiding other languages ...

Stranger at the Door

At the beginning of a new writing project—whether it’s the first page of a new novel or a less ambitious project, writers often experience exhilaration, fear, or dread. For Kristjana Gunnars, the ...

Spoken Cree, Level II

This newly revised edition of Spoken Cree by C. Douglas Ellis is the second of three levels in a complete Cree language course, based on the "N" and "L" dialects spoken west of James Bay. Level II teaches ...

Spoken Cree, Level I

This revised edition of Spoken Cree by C. Douglas Ellis is the first of three levels in a complete Cree language course, based on the "N" and "L" dialects spoken west of James Bay. Level I introduces ...

Their Example Showed Me the Way / kwayask ê-kî-pê-kiskinowâpahtihicik

By (author) Emma Minde
Translated by Freda Ahenakew & H. C. Wolfart
Categories: Language teaching and learning

Emma Minde’s portraits of the family into which she was given in marriage more than sixty years ago are instructive and touching. She offers rare insight into a life history guided by two powerful forces: ...