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This book is written for both Latino (Hispanic) learners and teachers of English as a second language. The book is innovative in helping Latino learners and teachers overcome chronic and difficult barriers, such as the cases relevant to certain vowels, consonants and the overall rhythm of English. The methodology and techniques used to teach the two-vowel systems of English and Spanish is rarely encountered in modern linguistic literature.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-59333-690-5
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Jun 5,2007
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Page Count: 202
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-59333-690-5
$133.00
Your price: $93.10

This book is written for both Latino (Hispanic) learners and teachers of English as a second language. The pedagogical technique, “Multisensory Multicognitive Approach,” was developed by the author and is consistent with the latest linguistic and cognitive approaches to language studies. The problems, explanations and examples are based on classroom experience and the techniques used to solve and overcome those problems have proven to be successful and effective. The book is innovative in helping Latino learners and teachers overcome chronic and difficult barriers, such as the cases relevant to certain vowels, consonants and the overall rhythm of English. The methodology and techniques used to teach the two-vowel systems of English and Spanish is rarely encountered in modern linguistic literature. Spanish is placed in an international historical family context, and its socio-cultural contact with other languages, especially English and Arabic, is explored.

Edward Y. Odisho is a professor at Northeastern Illinois University where he teaches bilingual education and linguistics. His scholarly papers have appeared in different international journals and other academic forums. He has also published six books focusing on applied linguistics.

This book is written for both Latino (Hispanic) learners and teachers of English as a second language. The pedagogical technique, “Multisensory Multicognitive Approach,” was developed by the author and is consistent with the latest linguistic and cognitive approaches to language studies. The problems, explanations and examples are based on classroom experience and the techniques used to solve and overcome those problems have proven to be successful and effective. The book is innovative in helping Latino learners and teachers overcome chronic and difficult barriers, such as the cases relevant to certain vowels, consonants and the overall rhythm of English. The methodology and techniques used to teach the two-vowel systems of English and Spanish is rarely encountered in modern linguistic literature. Spanish is placed in an international historical family context, and its socio-cultural contact with other languages, especially English and Arabic, is explored.

Edward Y. Odisho is a professor at Northeastern Illinois University where he teaches bilingual education and linguistics. His scholarly papers have appeared in different international journals and other academic forums. He has also published six books focusing on applied linguistics.

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ContributorBiography

Edward Odisho

Edward Y. Odisho was born in Kirkuk/Iraq in 1938. He received his B.A. Honors in English language in 1960. Taught English for eleven years in Iraq after which he went to England to further his education in Phonetic Sciences at Leeds University. He received his M. Phil. in 1973 and Ph.D. in 1975. Under pressure from Saddam Hussein’s regime, he escaped Iraq in 1980 and settled in U.S.A. In U.S. he taught at Loyola University Chicago for 20 years. He concurrently taught at Northeastern Illinois University between 1990 and 2008 where he retired as Professor Emeritus . Has published scores of research papers and articles in various international journals. Has also published 9 books 7 of which are within the acquisitions of the Library of Congress.