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Edward Y. 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.

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Pronunciation is in the Brain, not in the Mouth

A Cognitive Approach to Teaching it
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0415-0
This book investigates the cognitive roots of pronunciation in children and adults and the emergence of accent with adults when learning a second language (L2). Subsequently, any teaching of L2 pronunciation to adults should be premised on a multisensory and multicognitive approach covering a wide selection of teaching and learning strategies consistent with the cognitive roots.
$47.89

Linguistic and Cultural Studies in Aramaic and Arabic

ISBN: 978-1-60724-586-5
The book affords solutions to some significant phonetics and phonology in Aramaic and Arabic. In the area of human language maintenance and erosion, the dynamics and timelines of such language phenomena are highlighted with relevance to Mesopotamia. Additionally, the book poses some innovative views pertinent to the progress of civilization from concreteness to abstraction with particular emphasis on writing systems
$87.00

Linguistic Tips for Latino Learners and Teachers of English

ISBN: 978-1-59333-690-5
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.
$63.75

Techniques of Teaching Comparative Pronunciation in Arabic and English

ISBN: 1-59333-272-6
The book is designed for Arabic-speaking students of English and English-speaking students of Arabic. It is based on a cognitive approach to teaching pronunciation. As a general demonstration of the approach, the book highlights techniques for teaching some of the most challenging sounds and sound phenomena in both Arabic and English.
$63.75

Techniques of Teaching Comparative Pronunciation in Arabic and English

ISBN: 1-59333-173-8
The book is designed for Arabic-speaking students of English and English-speaking students of Arabic. It is based on a cognitive approach to teaching pronunciation. As a general demonstration of the approach, the book highlights techniques for teaching some of the most challenging sounds and sound phenomena in both Arabic and English.
$44.25