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“Moore manages to create a text that is eminently readable, clever (in the sincerely-intended American sense) and thought-provoking, gently breaking down some of the cultural stereotyping that plagues both Americans and British.” —Publishers Weekly
Sign Language
An introduction to American Sign Language illustrating each word with two to four photographs showing the beginning, middle, and end positions of the sign and instructional arrows to indicate movement
The new bigger edition provides more than 300 American Sign Language (ASL) signs, illustrated with the same clear, easy-to-understand photos and descriptions. This book/DVD set is a must-have for all parents, grandparents, anyone else who spends time with preverbal children.
Library Magazines
PMLA is the journal of the Modern Language Association of America. Since 1884, PMLA has published members' essays judged to be of interest to scholars and teachers of language and literature.
Central Library holdings
English Language Notes (ELN) is a journal of English and American language and literature for literate readers as well as academics.
Central Library holdings
PAPER Central Arts Magazines Lib. Has v.1 (1963)-v.8 (1971),v.11(1973
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Birmingham Area Multicultural Organizations
This site contains information about German companies, events and business opportunities in Alabama, and Alabama companies, events, and business opportunities in Germany
Foreign Language Instruction
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