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Come, Holy Spirit, renew the whole creation: six Bible studies on the theme of the Seventh Assembly of the World Council of Churches
1 Come, Holy Spirit, renew the whole creation: six Bible studies on the theme of the Seventh Assembly of the World Council of Churches
Australia Joint Board of Christian Education 1989 0858197782 / 9780858197787 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
108 pages including b/w illustrations. "Come, Holy Spirit - Renew the Whole Creation." That prayer is the theme chosen for the Seventh Assembly of the World Council of Churches, which will meet in Canberra, Australia, 7 to 20 February 1991. Presented in this book are six Bible studies around the Assembly theme. Beginning with our confession of faith in the Holy Spirit, we go on to study the theme as a whole, and the four sub-themes which provide the link between our confession and the demands it makes on us as we try to live our faith from day to day. Included in each study is a wealth of comments and testimonies from friends in many parts of the world. By being involved in these studies as groups of Christian people, all of us can prepare for and contribute to the Canberra Assembly - and allow the renewal we pray for to start with us in our congregation and our local community. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Universal Man, Abd-al-Karim al-Jili
2 Abd-al-Karim al-Jili Universal Man
UK Beshara Publications 1995 0904975150 / 9780904975154 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
75 pages. Abd al-Karim al-Jili, or Abdul Karim Jili was a Muslim sufi saint and mystic who was born in 1366 at Jil in Baghdad. He is famous in Muslim mysticism as the author of this book - "Universal Man". He travelled in India; lived for a time in Yemen, and died in 1403, at the age of 38. He produced more than twenty books. of which Universal Man (al-insan al-kamil) is the most celebrated. His teaching follows that of Muhyiddin ibn 'Arabi (‘the Greatest Sheikh'), of which it can be regarded as a systematic exposition. Universal Man is Man the Macrocosm, the complete image and manifested consciousness of God, exempli?ed and expressed in the lives of saintly individuals. ]ili's account therefore takes the form of a series of chapters on the appearances of Absolute Reality as Essence, Names, Qualities and Divinity. These appearances correspond to contemplative states encountered by the mystic on the path of Union, which are discussed more particularly in the later chapters. Jili's exposition is incisive and illuminating; his intention entirely practical. He writes: ‘I will mention of all that only that which happened to me on my own journey to God; moreover I recount nothing in this book, neither of myself nor of another, without my having tested it at the time when I travelled in God by the path of intuition and direct vision’. Titus Burckhardt has provided an extensive and helpful introduction to Jili's work, and commentary on the text. 
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A Practical Guide to Young Australian Fiction, Arnold, Josie;Piccinin, Tesha
3 Arnold, Josie;Piccinin, Tesha A Practical Guide to Young Australian Fiction
Australia Published by ABC Enterprises for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation 1985 0642529442 / 9780642529442 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
240 indexed pages. The authors of this Guide, Josie Arnold and Tesha Piccinin, have a combined experience of thirty-six years teaching secondary school English and have been Regional English Consultants and members of the Victorian Education Department Secondary English Committee. They began the Guide as a research project when they were asked to look at Australian teenage ?ction with a view to adapting books for ABC television. Although their work does not purport to be a comprehensive coverage of young Australian ?ction, they have selected books which would be reasonably available to young readers. A Practical Guide to Young Australian Fiction will provide useful background information for anyone seeking guidance in choosing books for children of different ages and interests. The books are arranged in alphabetical order by author and each entry gives publication details, indicates the book’s theme, plot, characterisation and style, lists the issues raised and suggests a reading level. Inscription in the first page. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Learning for the Future: Developing Information Services in Schools, Australian School Library Association /  Australian Library and Information Association
4 Australian School Library Association / Australian Library and Information Association Learning for the Future: Developing Information Services in Schools
Australia Curriculum Corporation 1993 1863667105 / 9781863667104 2nd Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good Large 8vo 
v + 82 indexed pages. The need to address essential learning skills in the information age is paramount. This book provides guidelines and indicators for developing information and ICT literacy in the school. Gives a a planning structure for ICT implementation and an outline of staffing need and expertise. Provides strategies for effectively implementing ICT in the school's learning environment. Discusses the increasingly significant role of ICT in the school's learning environment. Positions the role of information service centres/libraries in the context of the school as structured around the five domains: learners and learning; teachers and teaching; resourcing the curriculum; facilitating access to information; developing the physical environment. Provides a reproducible matrix of information and ICT literacy for student learning. Records technical and practical recommendations for acquiring electronic resources. There is a name in the first page. 
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Teaching international Students: A brief guide for lecturers and Supervisors, Ballard, Brigid; Clanchy, John
5 Ballard, Brigid; Clanchy, John Teaching international Students: A brief guide for lecturers and Supervisors
Australia IDP Education 1997 0864030045 / 9780864030047 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
ix + 96 pages including bibliography. This book is written for academic staff who find they are being asked to teach and supervise increasing numbers of students from overseas. lt provides a systematic account of the problems of academic adjustment that confront foreign students, and it outlines practical strategies for teachers who work with these students. The theme of Teaching International Students is that many of the difficulties international students experience in their studies derive not so much from ‘poor English’ as from a clash of educational cultures. indeed, the attitudes to knowledge and learning which characterise formal education in other societies are often very different form those which underpin our own universities and colleges. Failure to recognise and address these difficulties can produce problems and frustrations for teachers and supervisors as well as for students. Brigid Ballard is Head of the Study Skills Centre at the Australian National University. John Clanchy is co-ordinator of the Graduate Teaching Program in the Graduate School in the same university. Between them, they have many years of experience working with international undergraduate and postgraduate students both in Australia and in Africa. Asia and the Pacific. They are the authors of a number of highly successful books including Essay Writing for Students and Study Abroad: a manual for Asian students. There is a small inscription in the first page. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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The Wow Factor: Global Research Compendium on the Impact of the Arts in Education, Bamford, Anne
6 Bamford, Anne The Wow Factor: Global Research Compendium on the Impact of the Arts in Education
Germany Waxmann Verlag GmbH 2009 3830916175 / 9783830916178 2nd Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
178 pages. More than ever before, the arts are shaping and influencing our daily lives through the media and the creative industries. The arts are no longer confined to museums and theatres, but are adding value to our national economies and improving the quality of education. This has implications for arts education. However, unlike other subjects taught at schools, the arts have rarely made their purpose clear: Why are they taught? What is good arts education? And what are the benefits of teaching creative subjects or using creative ways to teach? In 2004 Professor Anne Bamford conducted the first international analysis of arts education research for UNESCO, in partnership with IFACCA and the Australia Council. Comparing data and case studies from more than 60 countries, the book analyses the differences between 'education in the arts' and 'education through the arts'. While appreciating that arts programmes are embedded in their unique social and cultural contexts, Professor Bamford develops internationally comparable standards for quality arts education. In addition, she identifies a number of concrete educational, cultural, and social benefits of arts education. This definitive work is of major interest to policy-makers, educators and artists. 
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Hot Yoga: Energising, Rejuvenating, Healing, Barnett, Marilyn
7 Barnett, Marilyn Hot Yoga: Energising, Rejuvenating, Healing
Australia Macmillan 2004 140503579X / 9781405035798 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
160 indexed pages including colour illustrations. Try out the latest and most powerful yoga exercise to take the world by storm and let the transformative effects of hot yoga into your life. Re-energise, revitalise and reorganise your body. Performed in a heated room, the hot temperature relaxes the muscles, releases toxins and strengthens the heart, helping to relieve conditions such as back pain, arthritis, insomnia and stress. Achieve defined muscle tone, vibrant good health and a sense of well-being. Feel, think and see from a new perspective. Drawing on many years' experience working with different schools of yoga, Marilyn Barnett shares her teaching of Bikram method yoga that will help transform your life. Explore how the mind and body work, learn how to move with care and understanding, and develop your hot yoga practice in class and at home. Hot yoga-also known as Bikram, after its originator, Bikram Choudhury-is a method for working out in rooms heated up, thus enhancing muscle suppleness and aiding body detoxifica-tion. This heavily illustrated book describes each of the 26 progressively more challeng-ing hot yoga postures. Aided by color photos, the author gives detailed instruction on all hot yoga poses, which she claims unite mind, body, and spirit when performed in rigor-ous but enjoyable workouts. Each pose is preceded by information on its specific bene-fits. Practitioners are advised to end each session with cool-down techniques that relax both mind and body. The book concludes with recommendations for hot yoga as treat-ment for complaints such as back pain, sports injuries, and stress. Hot yoga helps its practitioners explore their limits and enhance their physical and mental well-being. Ap-proximately 50 color photos and more than 100 line drawings. 
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Top Paddock, Betty Nathan
8 Betty Nathan Top Paddock
Australia Brolga Press 1993 187549510X / 9781875495108 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
184 pages. Will McHugh returned to Australia to retire peacefully on a farm on the Southern Tablelands. He should have known better than to expect a quiet life. Lurking in the top paddock were death, passion and jealousy, waiting for his special talents... Betty Nathan is a refugee from a career of teaching, editing and fund-raising. She now commutes regularly between urban America and pastoral Australia. After a lifetime’s addiction to reading mystery stories, ‘she has taken word processor in hand to create a detective with a new twist - Professor McHugh a specialist in conflict resolution. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Literacy Evaluation: Issues and Practicalities: Issues and Practicalities, Bouffler, Chrystine (editor)
9 Bouffler, Chrystine (editor) Literacy Evaluation: Issues and Practicalities: Issues and Practicalities
Australia PETA 1992 0711916705 / 9780711916708 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 8vo 
116 pages. The increasing pressure for greater accountability which has accompanied recent economic changes has put assessment high on the educational agenda. There are four major groups requiring performance information: students, teachers, parents and educational systems. This book surveys some of the recent developments in language assessment, both in Australia and overseas, which attempt to satisfy the needs of these groups. It looks at some of the issues which surround these developments, raising questions about our views of knowledge and asking whether the needs of all groups can be satisfied by one form of assessment. It also looks at the way some systems and some teachers have tackled the issues and offers practical suggestions for organising assessment in the classroom. Chrystine Bouffler is Head of the School of Education at Ballarat University College. She has had a long involvement in teaching and literacy learning within Australia and overseas. She is well known to PETA members for her work on spelling - in particular, for her book Spell by Writing and PEN Spelling It Out to Parents, both written with Wendy Bean. Her interest and expertise go beyond the area of spelling, however, and her most recent publication was a PEN on Assessment and Evaluation in Reading, written with Bruce Knight. There is a name in the first page. 
Price: 14.50 AUD
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Thinking Together: philosophical inquiry for the Classroom, Cam, Philip
10 Cam, Philip Thinking Together: philosophical inquiry for the Classroom
Australia Hale & Iremonger 1995 0868065080 / 9780868065083 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good Large 8vo 
106 pages including bibliography. Thinking Together shows how story-based material can be used to help children raise philosophical puzzles and problems that will set them thinking. It shows how to build a community of inquiry in the classroom, and how to use questioning techniques, group discussion and other activities to develop thinking skills and concepts that can be applied across the entire curriculum. "It's a central theme of this book that we can most profitably nurture good thinking in the classroom by encouraging children to inquire and reason together about things of significance." * "The main experience I am concerned with is classroom discussion, where attention is paid to the skills and dispositions of thinking together - to such basic things as asking questions, giving reasons, sticking to the point, being fair-minded, listening to alternative points of view and exploring disagreement." [from the introduction by Philip Cam] There is a name in the first page. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Mystery of the Haunted Dog, Carmichael, Claire
11 Carmichael, Claire The Mystery of the Haunted Dog
Australia Random House 1991 0091826918 / 9780091826918 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo Craig Smith Signed by Author
54 pages. Something's bound to happen tonight because everyone is acting quite strangely: short-sighted Curt and his bossy cousin Ellen; a bizarre woman loaded with dog food; 'the President of the Disbelievers' Society with the unbelievable name; and, most of all, a smug little poodle called Dee Dee. And at least one of them knows what's behind the mystery of the haunted dog! Claire Carmichael, while pursuing a career as a high school teacher in Sydney, she began her writing career with comedy plays and textbooks. She left teaching in the mid-1980s to become a full-time writer. Dedication signed by author in the first page. 
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New Axe Handle and Other Stories, Carozzi, Barry; Jennifer Haynes (editors)
12 Carozzi, Barry; Jennifer Haynes (editors) New Axe Handle and Other Stories
Australia Australian Association for the Teaching of English 1983 0909955468 / 9780909955465 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
122 pages with the following short stories: New Axe Handle; The First Confession; The Race Way Home; Shark Bait; Davey’s Fox; Duke; Whistling in the Dark; Aunty Vi; Nicotine on the Lungs; The Day I Met The Devil; My Mother Told Me; The Fastie; Recipe For Success; Butcher Birds; The Canal. For schools. Ex lib. Small chip in the plastic cover - upper edge of spine. 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Teaching Children with Special Needs: An Australian Perspective, Casey, Kevin
13 Casey, Kevin Teaching Children with Special Needs: An Australian Perspective
Australia Social Science Press 1994 0949218847 / 9780949218841 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
305 indexed pages. Teaching Children With Special Needs is a text for both student and practising teachers who are interested in improving the achievement and adjustment of children with special needs in the education system. The book aims to: acquaint students and teachers with the rich diversity of individual differences across the intellectual, physical, behavioural and communicative domains; provide up to date information on the policies, provisions and exemplar programmes in the support of children with special needs, that exist within the various states and territories of Australia; ¢ assist the regular class teacher with information and strategies, that might enhance both the academic and social inclusion of children with special needs into mainstream education. Kevin Casey is a Senior Lecturer in Education Studies at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. He taught extensively in primary schools throughout the state and was principal of a special school for students with disabilities at a Commonwealth Rehabilitation Centre. He established the special education course at Claremont Teacher’s College and was later the coordinator of special education courses at the Western Australian College of Advanced Education. In recent years he has been involved in the development of a B .Ed. degree for teachers of the hearing impaired and the establishment of support services for students with disabilities at Edith Cowan University. His current research interest is the post-compulsory education of students with special needs. 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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Maddie (Storybridge Series), Caswell, Brian
14 Caswell, Brian Maddie (Storybridge Series)
Australia Univ of Queensland Pr 1995 0702227358 / 9780702227356 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
124 pages. When Maddie lived in Vietnam, she was called Mai Linh. Her older brother, Mitchell, was known as Minh. They were given their new names when they came to Australia and went to Boundary Park school. Maddie is popular at school, but Minh, haunted by dark memories, doesn't make friends easily. When Minh falls into real trouble, it's up to Maddie, Mike, Lisdalia, Tanja and Nanh to help him solve his present problems and overcome past fears. A companion story to Mike and Lisdalia. For 15 years the author worked as a teacher and animal husbandrist. In 1989, he gave up teaching and began to write full-time for young adult readers. 
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Drama Anytime, Charters, Jill; Gately, Anne
15 Charters, Jill; Gately, Anne Drama Anytime
Canada Primary English Teaching Association 1986 0909955646 / 9780909955649 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
88 pages including b/w illustrations. "Drama Anytime" examines the place of drama in the primary curriculum. It provides guidelines for planning a drama program and suggests a variety of approaches that teachers can use. Examples of activities in movement, role play, improvisation, and performance are all included and case studies complete this highly practical guide to drama in the primary school. Jill Charters taught in NSW primary schools for seven years before becoming a drama consultant in the Studies Directorate of the NSW Department of Education, where she wrote the Draft Drama K-6 syllabus. She is now ‘spreading the word’ in the NSW Metropolitan North region while teaching at North Sydney Demonstration School. Anne Gately has worked in the Studies Directorate of the NSW Department of Education since 1981. After teaching for six years in NSW secondary schools she undertook training with Dorothy Heathcote at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in England. Currently she is working on curriculum development in drama. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Teach Your Child to Spell, Cheetham, John S.
16 Cheetham, John S. Teach Your Child to Spell
Australia Hyland Pub House 1993 0947062408 / 9780947062408 Reprint Glossy Soft Cover Good 12mo 
72 pages including b/w illustrations. This book aims to provide a workable method for parents to try to help their children to overcome their resistance to learning spelling and so to improve their spelling performance. As well as improving spelling you will receive the bonus of a new relationship with your child in its learning. Parents who have used the technique described in this book, have often told us how their child has: become more open in talking about what is happening at school; become more communicative with both parents; developed a willingness to try learning activities; and even become enthusiastic about homework - which previously had been thought of as ‘too difficult and so often avoided; developed competency with spelling leading to more enthusiasm for writing. A step-by-step guide to develop spelling in only 15 minutes a day. A simple solution to improve spelling and build your child's confidence. Ages: 8 to 18. Creases in the cover. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
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The Jade Peony, Choy, Wayson
17 Choy, Wayson The Jade Peony
Australia Penguin 1998 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
238 pages. Chinatown, Vancouver, of the early 194Os provides the backdrop for this fresh, uplifting, award-winning first novel, told through the reminiscences of the three young children of an immigrant Chinese family. Jook-Liang is the "useless girl" of the family, who dreams of becoming Shirley Temple and escaping the rigid, old ways of China. Jung-Sum is the adopted middle son who triumphs over loss and prejudice through boxing, and soon finds himself grappling with a bewildering sexual attraction. Lastly, Sekky - the sickly youngest child - surprises the entire family by teaching them how to mourn, and how to go on living. Finally, there are the secrets and magic of two respected elders: Old Wong, "The Monkey King, " whose past returns to threaten his present and Poh-Poh, or Grandmother, who is the heart and pillar of the family. Side by side, her three grandchildren survive hardships and heartbreaks with grit and humor, discovering a new land without forgetting their common ground. Wayson Choy is the author of two novels and two memoirs. He was born and grew up in Vancouver's Chinatown, and now lives in Toronto. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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18 Clanchy, John et al Essay Writing for Students: A Practical Guide
Australia Longman 1995 0582871883 / 9780582871885 3rd Edition Glossy Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
xii + 143 pages. Practical approach to academic writing, in particular to the central tasks of: analysing a topic; reading and research; planning and drafting; editing the final version of an essay or report. This edition also includes a chapter on book reviews. lab reports and fieldwork reports. which will make the book as relevant to Science as to Social Science and Humanities students. Some sensible advice is also offered on the advantages and problems of word-processing. Further appendices elaborate the advice given in the text and provide materials for practice of essential skills. This book will be an invaluable guide for students in universities and TAFEs. for final year secondary school students preparing for tertiary study, and for all the staff who teach them. John Clanchy and Brigid Ballard between them share a long history of teaching at different levels and in different countries. They have taught in secondary schools. universities and teachers" colleges. They have been members of curriculum committees and examining bodies. and have an intimate knowledge of what is required at each of these levels. John Clanchy is currently Head of the Study Skills Centre in the Australian National University. Brigid Ballard is Senior Academic Adviser in the same Centre. The students who consult them for help with writing and related study skills range from first year undergraduates to doctoral students. The problems these students typically strike, the actual tasks and materials presented to them. and the strategies the authors use for helping them, all become part of the texture of this book. 
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Leading lawyers look at the Resurrection, Clifford, Ross
19 Clifford, Ross Leading lawyers look at the Resurrection
Australia Albatross Book 1991 0867601272 / 9780867601275 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
143 pages. Did Jesus rise from the dead? What happened to the body of Jesus? Are the writers of the Gospels reliable witnesses? The author selects some of the most prominent lawyers of modern times to sift through the evidence on the most influential figure of history. He describes the lawyers’ professional backgrounds, outlines their contributions to this 2000-year-old debate and reinforces their conclusions by some careful research of his own. A compelling case is made for the familiar claim of the Apostles’ Creed: ‘On the third day he rose again.’ While Ross Clifford believes that ‘the evidence would convince a court of law,’ he argues that we can't leave the matter there. The phenomenon of the resurrection strikes at the very heart of who we are and how we view human existence. inevitably, we find ourselves asking: What does it mean if Jesus did rise from the dead? How does it affect my understanding of life and death? If Jesus rose from the dead, what response does God require of me? Contents: 1. Who wrote the gospels? /? Edmund H. Bennett; 2. Are the gospels reliable, historical documents? /? John Warwick Montgomery; 3. Do the gospel writers speak the truth? /? Simon Greenleaf; 4. Do the gospel writers complement each other? /? Robert Anderson; 5. Is the Jesus story found outside the New Testament? /? Lord Hailsham; 6. What is the real evidence for the resurrection? /? Norman Anderson; 7. It may be true, but does it work? /? Lionel Luckhoo; 8. What should our response be to Jesus? /? Frank Morison. Appendices 1-3. Ross Clifford is a Baptist pastor. He has completed graduate study in apologetics. There is a name in the first page. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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English Grammar: A Functional Approach, Collerson, John
20 Collerson, John English Grammar: A Functional Approach
Australia Primary English Teaching Association 1994 187562211X / 9781875622115 Reprint Glossy Soft Cover Good 12mo 
152 indexed pages. reases in the front cover, name in the front fly. At a time when increasing attention is being given to grammar by teachers and others, this book presents an introduction to English grammar based on a functional approach. lt is not intended as a grammar for teaching directly to school students but as a resource for teachers themselves. A functional grammar is more appropriate for teachers than traditional grammar because it can be more directly related to the ways in which language is being used. Fleaders who have some familiarity with traditional grammar will find this functional approach different from the traditional one, but they will recognise quite a number of familiar landmarks. However, the book has been written on the assumption that many readers may not be familiar with any grammar, and everything is clearly explained as the text unfolds. While this book does not deal explicitly with the teaching of grammar, it is based on the belief that teachers should be confident in their knowledge of the grammatical system. For the more the teacher knows about how the language operates, the more insight he or she will have into how students are using language in their speech and writing. The sort of systematic knowledge of grammar offered by this book becomes a resource to be drawn on continually in talking with students about language. Name in the first page. 
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