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Grammar lessons : translating a life in Spain

Author: Michele Morano
Publisher: Iowa City, IA : University of Iowa Press, ©2007.
Series: Sightline books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the thirteen personal essays in Grammar Lessons, Michele Morano connects the rules of grammar to the stories we tell to help us understand our worlds. Living and traveling in Spain during a year of teaching English to university students, she learned to translate and interpret her past and present worlds - to study the surprising moments of communication - as a way to make sense of language and meaning, longing  Read more...
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Morano, Michele.
Grammar lessons.
Iowa City, IA : University of Iowa Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006932733
(OCoLC)85823589
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Morano
ISBN: 9781587297458 1587297450
OCLC Number: 297115850
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 156 pages).
Contents: Preface --
PART ONE. OVIEDO. Ca beleño --
The queimada --
In the subjunctive mood --
Having hunger --
Everyday lessons --
On climbing Peña Ubiña --
Body language --
PART TWO. MADRID, ALTAMIRA, GUERNICA. On dining alone --
Motion sickness --
Authenticity and artifice --
The impossible overcome --
PART THREE. AFTER SPAIN. In praise of envy --
Fluency.
Series Title: Sightline books.
Responsibility: Michele Morano.
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Containing thirteen personal essays, this title connects the rules of grammar to the stories we tell to help us understand our worlds. It explores the ways that travel sparks us to reconsider our  Read more...

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