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On understanding grammar : revised edition.

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(2018)  | 9789027212528 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 312pp
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In his foreword to the original edition of this classic of functionalism, typology and diachrony, Dwight Bolinger wrote: "I foresee it as one of the truly prizes statements of our current knowledge...a book about understanding done with deep understanding - of language and its place in Nature and in...

Grammar and text : selected papers from the 10th forum for linguistic sharing.

Carvalho, Beatriz. Coutinho, Maria Antònia. Guilherme, Ana. Teixeira, Joana.
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(2018)  | 9781527505681 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 170pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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"This volume brings together a collection of papers based on presentations given at the 10th and 11th Fora for Linguistic Sharing, organised by the Young Researchers Group of the Centro de Lingustica da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (CLUNL) and held at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal, on the 27th...

The influence of translation on the arabic language : english idioms in arabic satellite tv stations.

Abdalla, Siddig Mohamed.
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(2018)  | 9781527505612 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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"This book explores the influence of translation on the Arabic language, with particular emphasis on the translation of English idioms by journalists working at Arabic satellite TV stations, using a mixed-method approach (quantitative and qualitative). It begins from a belief that the impact of broadcast...

An introduction to linguistic synergetics.

Dombrovan, Tetiana.
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(2018)  | 9781527505704 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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"The book provides an introduction to some basic concepts of linguistic synergetics, viewed here as a new multidisciplinary research approach to language studies. It also advances diachronic linguosynergetics, focusing on principles and mechanisms of language change and development, and employing the...

Features and processing in agreement.

Mancini, Simona.
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(2018)  | 9781527505735 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 170pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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"How do we comprehend language? Does our brain differentiate among the different types of grammatical and conceptual information that each sentence we read and listen to contains? Are these mechanisms sensitive to cross-linguistic similarities and differences? To answer these questions, this book provides...

English Language: Description, Variation and Context

Culpeper, Jonathan. Katamba, Francis. Kerswill, Paul. McEnery, Anthony. Wodak, Ruth.
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(2018)  | 9781137571823 | Springer Palgrave | pbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | 776pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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The second edition of this hugely successful textbook provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of topics in theoretical and applied linguistics. Written by leading academics in the field, this text offers a firm grounding in linguistics and includes engaging insights into current research. It...

Explicitation in consecutive interpreting.

Tang, Fang.
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(2018)  | 9789027258823 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Explicitation has been studied as a Translation Universal in corpus-based translation studies by several scholars, yet its features in interpreting have only been mildly touched upon. Given the obvious differences between translation and interpreting, it is worthwhile exploring whether explicitation...

Contemporary trends in hispanic and lusophone linguistics : selected papers from the hispanic linguistic symposium 2015.

MacDonald, Jonathan E.
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(2018)  | 9789027200013 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 386pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Contemporary Trends in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics offers a panorama of current research into multiple varieties of Spanish from several different regions (Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, Costa Rica, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Honduras), Catalan, Brazilian Portuguese, as well as varieties in contact...

Language variation and contact-induced change : spanish across space and time.

King, Jeremy. Sessarego, Sandro.
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(2018)  | 9789027200143 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 339pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This collection of original contributions dealing with Hispanic contact linguistics covers an array of Spanish dialects distributed across North, South, and Central America, the Caribbean, the Iberian Peninsula, and the Bosporus. It deals with both native and non-native varieties of the language, and...

The Meaning of Language

Götzsche, Hans. , Götzsche, Hans.
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(2018)  | 9781527505421 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 310pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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The Meaning of Language illustrates the diversity of approaches in linguistics. The volume revolves around two main chapters authored by two internationally acknowledged Scandinavian scholars, Hans Basb√łll and Stig Eliasson. Basb√łll‚Äôs contribution is the most detailed and coherent English-language presentation...

Proceedings of the 12th METU International ELT Convention

Turan, Sema. Yildiz, Burcin Kagitci. , Kagitci Yildiz, Burcin. Turan, Sema.
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(2018)  | 9781527505315 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This edited collection contains twenty papers presented at the 12th METU International ELT Convention, ‚ÄúCelebrating Diversity‚ÄĚ, held in 2015 in Ankara, Turkey. With the social, cultural and technological changes the 21st century has brought to our lives, every learner today has more diverse needs and...

Studies in Text and Discourse

Mammadov, Azad.
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(2018)  | 9781527504059 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book covers a broad range of issues in the studies of text and discourse. It combines a theoretical framework with empirical engagement, and brings together various approaches to these two phenomena from the structural, functional and cognitive perspectives. While this topic has been widely discussed...

Threatening in english : a mixed method approach.

Muschalik, Julia.
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(2018)  | 9789027256898 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 260pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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Threatening is among the less pleasant "things we do with words," but, together with other conflictive speech acts, it seems to play a central role in communication. Yet, little is still known about how and when exactly speakers threaten. The present volume addresses this void by giving an in-depth...

The Influence of Spanish on the English Language since 1801: A Lexical Investigation

Schultz, Julia.
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(2018)  | 9781527504035 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 326pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2018
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While there are numerous investigations of the impact English has exerted on Spanish, the reverse language contact scenario has received comparatively little attention. This book sheds light on the Spanish influence on the English vocabulary since 1801, offering the first systematic analysis of the...

Comparative and Diachronic Perspectives on Romance Syntax

Dragomirescu, Adina. Nicolae, Alexandru. Nicula, Irina. Pan? Dindelegan, Gabriela.
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(2018)  | 9781527504011 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 465pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2018
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The volume brings together fifteen papers focusing on the morphosyntax of different Romance varieties. It is based on papers presented at the workshop bearing the same title held at the University of Bucharest in November 2015 and is dedicated to Professor Martin Maiden of the University of Oxford in...

Acquiring Lingua Franca of the Modern Time: Current Issues and Strategies in ESL Studies, Volume II

Polyudova, Elena.
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(2018)  | 9781527503885 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 170pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2018
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This second volume presents modern strategies in the teaching of English as a Second Language (ESL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) from the perspectives of multi-cultural communication, linguistic theory and praxis. Several chapters in the book are taken from the session ‚ÄúESL Studies‚ÄĚ held...

The Pronunciation of English by Speakers of Other Languages

Skarnitzl, Radek. Volín, Jan.
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(2018)  | 9781527503908 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 310pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2018
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This book focuses on an increasingly attractive, yet controversial topic of non-native accentedness in speech. The contributors here are aware of the fact that the mechanisms and effects of pronunciation are far too complex to allow for strong and definite claims of any sort, but present research leading...

Humanidades hisp√°nicas : lengua, cultura y literatura en los estudios graduados.

Marcos, Marín Francisco. Sánchez, Díez Alicia.
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(2018)  | 9781433144554 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Visual and Linguistic Representations of Places of Origin: An Interdisciplinary Analysis

Pozzato, Maria Pia.
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(2018)  | 9783319688572 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 302pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Introduction; Maria Pia Pozzato.- Part I : Maps, Place of Origin, Identity: Underlying Cultural Models.- Inter Media Editing in the Representations of Places of Origin; Enzo D’Armenio.- The Representation of the Places of Origin: a Geographical Perspective; Emanuele Frixa.- Navigating Maps of Memories;...

Inheritance and Innovation in a Colonial Language: Towards a Usage-Based Account of French Guianese Creole

Jennings, William. Pfänder, Stefan.
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(2018)  | 9783319619514 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 240pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book takes a fresh approach to analysing how new languages are created, combining in-depth colonial history and empirical, usage-based linguistics. Focusing on a rarely studied language, the authors employ this dual methodology to reconstruct how multilingual individuals drew on their perception...

Towards Post-Native-Speakerism: Dynamics and Shifts

Hashimoto, Kayoko. Houghton, Stephanie Ann.
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(2018)  | 9789811071607 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiii, 261pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book probes for a post-native-speakerist future. It explores the nature of (English and Japanese) native-speakerism in the Japanese context, and possible grounds on which language teachers could be employed if native-speakerism is rejected (i.e., what are the language teachers of the future expected...

Japanese at Work: Politeness, Power, and Personae in Japanese Workplace Discourse

Minegishi, Cook Haruko. Shibamoto-Smith, Janet S.
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(2018)  | 9783319635484 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 234pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book empirically explores how different linguistic resources are utilized to achieve appropriate workplace role inhabitance and to achieve work-oriented communicative ends in a variety of workplaces in Japan. Appropriate role inhabitance is seen to include considerations of gender and interpersonal...

Perspectives on the Architecture and Acquisition of Syntax: Essays in Honor of R. Amritavalli

Balusu, Rahul. Raman, Gayathri. Sengupta, Gautam. Sircar, Shruti.
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(2018)  | 9789811042942 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 269pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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This festschrift volume brings together important contributions by expert syntacticians across the globe on tense and finiteness, adjectives, dative and ergative case, acquisition of case, and other topics both within the domain of Dravidian linguistics and in the broader theoretical understanding of...

Learner Identity and Learner Beliefs in EFL Writing

Majchrzak, Olga.
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(2018)  | 9783319695594 | Springer | hbk. | book | xx, 269pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book focuses on the concept of learner writer identity in the context of foreign language writing. The author demonstrates that the process of writing in a foreign language is much more complex and personal than many writing instructors may assume. The book’s theoretical chapters address such concepts...

Afroasiatic : data and perspectives.

Tosco, Mauro.
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(2018)  | 9789027200129 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 294pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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The articles in the present volume offer an updated view of the breadth of theoretical and empirical research being carried on in the different subgroups of the Afroasiatic phylum. They are written by leading specialists and are representative of widely different perspectives and interests, from the...

Ichishkíin Sinwit Yakama / Yakima Sahaptin Dictionary

Beavert, Virginia. Hargus, Sharon L. Beavert, Virginia R.
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(2018)  | 9780295997933 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 576pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Sahaptin, or Ichishkíin Sínwit (literally, "this language"), is a Plateau Penutian language spoken in south-central Washington and northern Oregon. This dictionary documents the dialect of Sahaptin that is spoken by the Yakama people. Ichishkíin Sínwit Yakama / Yakima Sahaptin Dictionary is the first...

Wordsearches: Widen Your Vocabulary in English

Wallwork, Adrian.
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(2018)  | 9783319672311 | Springer | pbk. | book | xxiii, 174pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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On the train, on the beach, on the sofa ... many people in all parts of the world enjoy doing wordsearches. If you are studying English and want to learn and practise vocabulary related to various topics, then this book is for you! The topics reflect the kinds of everyday conversations that you might...

Test Your Personality: Have Fun and Learn Useful Phrases

Wallwork, Adrian.
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(2018)  | 9783319672250 | Springer | pbk. | book | xvii, 164pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Personality tests are relatively quick and easy to read, and are thus great for improving your English vocabulary and knowledge of idiomatic expressions. These quizzes were designed primarily to enable you to: learn some useful English vocabulary (of the type that is often not taught in a language course)have...

Word Games, Riddles and Logic Tests: Tax Your Brain and Boost Your English

Wallwork, Adrian.
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(2018)  | 9783319672403 | Springer | pbk. | book | xvii, 159pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book contains exercises connected with some of the fun or more unusual aspects of the English languageand with games that typically a native English speaker would do. The games have been adapted into a manageable format, but the actual vocabulary contained has not been changed.The types of games...

Heritage and School Language Literacy Development in Migrant Children: Interdependence or Independence?

Berthele, Raphael. Lambelet, Amelia.
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(2018)  | 9781783099047 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 15/1/2018
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This book discusses literacy development in heritage language speakers andpresents the results of four different quantitative studies that investigate thetransfer of literacy skills in bi- and multilingual language development. Theempirical studies focus on different populations of pupils, most of them...

Humanidades hisp√°nicas : lengua, cultura y literatura en los estudios graduados.

Marcos, Marín Francisco. Sánchez, Díez Alicia.
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(2018)  | 9781433144622 | Peter Lang Publishing | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Jokes: Have a Laugh and Improve Your English

Wallwork, Adrian.
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(2018)  | 9783319672465 | Springer | pbk. | book | xxvii, 136pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Jokes are a perfect format for learning vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and grammar. Jokes are also designed to be retold. If you learn a joke by heart and tell it to other people, then by doing so you will also learn the grammar and vocabulary involved. The book also contains exercises designed...

Strategies to support struggling adolescent readers, grades 6-12.

Hollihan, Allen Lisa. McKnight, Katherine S.
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(2018)  | 9781475822069 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 10/1/2018
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When students are in elementary school, a teacher who has expertise in teaching the fundamentals of reading instructs them. At the middle and high school level that stops - and the timing could not be worse. The literacy demands increase exponentially, yet typically schools do not teach adolescents...

Strategies to Support Struggling Adolescent Readers, Grades 6-12

Hollihan, Allen Lisa. McKnight, Katherine S.
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(2018)  | 9781475822052 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
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When students are in elementary school, a teacher who has expertise in teachingthe fundamentals of reading instructs them. At the middle and high school levelthat stops √Ę‚ā¨‚Äú and the timing could not be worse. The literacy demands increaseexponentially, yet typically schools do not teach adolescents how...

Innovation and expansion in translation process research.

Jääskeläinen, Riitta. Lacruz, Isabel.
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(2018)  | 9789027231956 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 308pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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Cognitive research in translation and interpreting has reached a critical threshold of maturity that is triggering rapid expansion along exciting new paths that potentially lead to deeper connections with other disciplines. Innovation and Expansion in Translation Process Research reflects this broadening...

Intercultural Communicative Competence for Global Citizenship: Identifying cyberpragmatic rules of engagement in telecollaboration

Orsini-Jones, Marina.
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(2018)  | 9781137581020 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | xix, 135pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This work builds on the assumption that language learning and teaching needs to be made more relevant to the 'glocalised' digital world we live in. Its authors argue that staff in Higher Education (HE) must prepare students for effective online interaction and explores the digital, linguistic and critical...

Language beyond the classroom : a guide to community-based learning for world language programs.

Purdy, Jann.
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(2018)  | 9781527503830 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2018
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"Language beyond the Classroom is an edited volume of essays that offers detailed, how-to guides for developing, implementing, and evaluating service-learning programs for a variety of languages. Contributions here present civic-engagement programs for several languages, including French, German, Russian,...

Translating for the Community

Taibi, Mustapha.
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(2018)  | 9781783099139 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 15/1/2018
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Written by translation practitioners, teachers and researchers, this editedvolume is a much-needed contribution to the under-researched area of communitytranslation. Its chapters outline the specific nature and challenges ofcommunity translation (e.g. language policies, language variation within targetcommunities,...

Sociolinguistics in England

Braber, Natalie. Jansen, Sandra.
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(2018)  | 9781137562876 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | xxii, 398pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Chapter 1. Introduction; Sandra Jansen and Natalie BraberChapter 2. Urban literacies and processes of supralocalisation: a historical sociolinguistic perspective; Anita AuerChapter 3. Social change, linguistic change and sociolinguistic change in Received Pronunciation; Anne FabriciusChapter 4. The...

Autonomy in Language Learning and Teaching: New Research Agendas

Aoki, N. Chik, A. Smith, R.
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(2017)  | 9781137529978 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | xi, 116pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book seeks to expand the research agendas on autonomy in language learning and teaching in diverse contexts, by examining the present landscape of established studies, identifying research gaps and providing practical future research directions. Based on empirical studies, it explores research...

Pronouns in Literature: Positions and Perspectives in Language

Gibbons, Alison. Macrae, Andrea.
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(2017)  | 9781349953165 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | vii, 265pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This edited collection brings together an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars who together offer cutting-edge insights into the complex roles, functions, and effects of pronouns in literary texts. The book engages with a range of text-types, including poetry, drama, and prose from different...

Third Age Learners of Foreign Languages

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(2017)  | 9781783099405 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 248pp
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People are increasingly reaching the so-called third age, a period when seniorssearch for a renewed purpose to life and spend time undertaking activities thatthey consider motivating, such as the learning of a foreign language. The studyof language learning among aging populations has become a fast-growing...

Developmental perspectives in written language and literacy : in honor of ludo verhoeven.

Segers, Eliane. van, den Broek Paul.
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(2017)  | 9789027212436 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 459pp | Availability last checked: 13/12/2017
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Research on the development on written language and literacy is inherently multidisciplinary. In this book, leading researchers studying brain, cognition and behavior, come together in revealing how children develop written language and literacy, why they may experience difficulties, and which interventions...

Material Discourse√Ę‚ā¨‚ÄĚMaterialist Analysis: Approaches in Discourse Studies

SCHWAB, Schwab Beetz. , Beetz, Johannes. Schwab, Veit.
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(2017)  | 9781498558150 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 29/12/2017
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Material Discourse √Ę‚ā¨‚Äú Materialist Analysis explores the entanglement ofmaterial realities and discourse and shows how a materialist discourse analysiscan be put into practice. A cognate concern for language and discourse, as wellas well as materiality and materialism can look back on a long tradition...

Fast-Forwarding with Audiovisual Translation

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(2017)  | 9781783099368 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 248pp
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This edited collection offers a rounded vision of some of the ways in whichaudiovisual translation (AVT) can be approached from an academic, professionaland educational point of view. The studies provide a stimulating andthought-provoking account of some of the most representative themes that arecurrently...

The Internal Structure of Personal Pronouns

Carvalho, Danniel.
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(2017)  | 9781527503120 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 145pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This book explores the internal structure of personal pronouns in Brazilian Portuguese, with a special emphasis on the first-person singular, which exhibits severe syncretism in this language. This study is an investigation into the formative features of pronouns in Brazilian Portuguese and their relationship...

Metonymy and Word-Formation: Their Interactions and Complementation

Brdar, Mario.
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(2017)  | 9781527503205 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 259pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This book deals with the interplay between word-formation and metonymy. It shows that, like metaphor, metonymy interacts in important ways with morphological structure, but also warns us against a virtually unconstrained conception of metonymy. The central claim here is that word-formation and metonymy...

The Social and Political History of Southern Africa's Languages

Kamusella, Tomasz. Ndhlovu, Finex.
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(2017)  | 9781137015921 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | liii, 372pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Chapter 1. Introduction: Linguistic and Cultural Imperialism, Alas; Tomasz Kamusella & Finex NdhlovuChapter 2. Afrikaans; Johanita KirstenChapter 3. Bemba; Joseph M. MwansaChapter 4. Chiikuhane; Ndana Ndana and Andy ChebanneChapter 5. English in Southern Africa; Finex Ndhlovu and Liqhwa P. SizibaChapter...

Undergraduate ELT in Sri Lanka: Policy, Practice and Perspectives for South Asia

Attanayake, U. Asantha. Attanayake, Asantha U.
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(2017)  | 9781527503083 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 330pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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The book looks into the South Asian experience of English language education in the first decade of the 21st century by examining its policies, practices and perspectives in Sri Lanka. It discusses the evolution of English from the language of administration of the former South Asian colony up to its...

New research on sign language.

Louis, Reynard.
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(2017)  | 9781536128949 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 98pp | Availability last checked: 17/1/2018
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In this book, the authors present current research in the study of sign language. The opening paper concentrates on content structure in an example of formal Kenyan Sign Language discourse: a sermon. The main discussion point is grammatical cohesion, or how content is structured through textual features...

A Guide to Italian Language and Culture for English-Speaking Learners of Italian: La Dolce Italia

Renzi, Barbara. , Renzi, Barbara.
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(2017)  | 9781527503038 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | pbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This Italian textbook is divided into two parts. The first consists of texts and dialogues, which help the reader to have fun while learning Italian. This section is also peppered with grammar lessons. The second part uses a number of photos, which encourage students to speak about what they see. Its...

Second language testing for student evaluation and classroom research.

Gorsuch, Greta. Griffee, Dale.
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(2017)  | 9781641130110 | Information Age Publishing | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Language variation on jamaican radio.

Westphal, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9789027249203 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 273pp | Availability last checked: 13/12/2017
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This volume presents an in-depth analysis of language variation on Jamaican radio newscasts and talk shows. It explores the interaction of global and local varieties of English with regard to newscasters' and talk show hosts' language use and listeners' attitudes. The book illustrates the benefits of...

Language acquisition in clil and non-clil settings : learner corpus and experimental evidence on passive constructions.

Möller, Verena.
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(2017)  | 9789027210777 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 437pp | Availability last checked: 20/12/2017
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Language Acquisition in CLIL and Non-CLIL Settings builds a bridge between Second Language Acquisition and Learner Corpus Research (LCR) methodologies to take the evaluation of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) to a new level. The study innovates in two main ways. First, it is based on...

Bilingualism : a framework for understanding the mental lexicon.

Goral, Mira. Libben, Gary. Libben, Maya.
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(2017)  | 9789027243775 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 270pp | Availability last checked: 13/12/2017
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In the world today, bilingualism is more common than monolingualism. Thus, the default mental lexicon may in fact be the bilingual lexicon. More than ever, social and technological innovation have created a situation in which lexical knowledge may change dramatically throughout an individual's lifetime....

Multimodal Pragmatics and Translation: A New Model for Source Text Analysis

Dicerto, Sara.
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(2017)  | 9783319693439 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 178pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book proposes a new model for the translation-oriented analysis of multimodal source texts. The author guides the reader through semiotics, multimodality, pragmatics and translation studies on a quest for the meaning-making mechanics of texts that combine images and words. She openly challenges...

Research on Translator and Interpreter Training: A Collective Volume of Bibliometric Reviews and Empirical Studies on Learners

Pan, Jun. Wang, Honghua. Yan, Jackie Xiu.
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(2017)  | 9789811069574 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 200pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Chapter 1: IntroductionOutline1. Bibliometric methods in translation and interpreting research2. The construction and development of the T&I English Journal Article Database (TIEJAD)2.1 Purpose2.2 Data collection2.3 Data analysis2.4 Further development3. TIEJAD: Exploratory findings & implicationsChapter...

Assessing EFL Writing in the 21st Century Arab World: Revealing the Unknown

Abouabdelkader, Hassan. Ahmed, Abdelhamid.
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(2017)  | 9783319641034 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 301pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Chapter 1. Assessment of EFL Writing in Some Arab World University Contexts: Issues and Challenges; Abdelhamid Ahmed  Chapter 2. The Effect of Self-Assessment as a Revision Technique on Egyptian EFL Students‚Äô Expository Essay Writing; Nehal Sadek  Chapter...

A Lexical Semantic Study of Chinese Opposites

Ding, Jing.
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(2017)  | 9789811061837 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 135pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book studies Chinese opposites. It uses a large corpus (GigaWord) to trace the behavior of opposite pairings' co-occurrence, focusing on the following questions: In what types of constructions, from window-size restricted and bi-syllabic to quad-syllabic, will the opposite pairings appear together?...

Language Curriculum Innovation in a Chinese Secondary School: A Study of Teacher Cognition and Classroom Practices

Zhu, Yan.
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(2017)  | 9789811072383 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiii, 247pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book offers a comprehensive overview of the changes in foreign language teachers' cognition and practices during a four-year innovation project at a Chinese secondary school, and explores the factors that influenced the trajectory of those changes. It makes a substantial contribution to research...

Linguistic Prefabrication: A Discourse Analysis Approach

Ding, Jianxin.
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(2017)  | 9789811070099 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 158pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book presents an innovative exploration of linguistic prefabrication in the travel advertising discourse from a functional perspective. Most of the previous studies on prefabricated language have adopted a structural, systematic point of view. This study, however, aims at exploring its functions...

Psychology of Bilingualism: The Cognitive and Emotional World of Bilinguals

Ardila, Alfredo. Cieślicka, Anna B. Heredia, Roberto R. Rosselli, Monica.
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(2017)  | 9783319640976 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 312pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Preface SECTION I: THE INTERNAL WORLD OF THE BILINGUAL PERSON 1. Linguistic relativity in conceptual metaphors (Yanli Huang& Chi-Shing Tse, Department of Educational Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong) 2. Inner speech in bilinguals: The example of calculation abilities...

Descriptor Revision: Belief Change through Direct Choice

Hansson, Sven Ove.
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(2017)  | 9783319530604 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 239pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book provides a critical examination of how the choice of what to believe is represented in the standard model of belief change. In particular the use of possible worlds and infinite remainders as objects of choice is critically examined.Descriptors are introduced as a versatile tool for expressing...

Second language testing for student evaluation and classroom research.

Gorsuch, Greta. Griffee, Dale.
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(2017)  | 9781641130127 | Information Age Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Contextualizing pragma-dialectics.

Peng, Wu. van, Eemeren Frans H.
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(2017)  | 9789027211293 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 377pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Contextualizing Pragma-Dialectics contains a selection of 18 articles which report on research conducted in the past decade in which the institutional context in which argumentative discourse takes place is systematically taken into account. Some articles provide relevant theoretical backgrounds, other...

The dawn of dutch : language contact in the western low countries before 1200.

de, Vaan Michiel.
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(2017)  | 9789027200204 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 631pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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The Low Countries are famous for their radically changing landscape over the last 1,000 years. Like the landscape, the linguistic situation has also undergone major changes. In Holland, an early form of Frisian was spoken until, very roughly, 1100, and in parts of North Holland it disappeared even later....

Sonic signatures.

Lindsey, Geoff. Nevins, Andrew.
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(2017)  | 9789027208316 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 332pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Sonic Signatures is devoted to the representation of sound patterns and sound structures across a diverse range of typologically distinct languages with the overall aim of understanding the nature of linguistic data structures from a principled balance between representational economy and the interfaces...

Mots de liaison et d'intégration : prépositions, conjonctions et connecteurs.

Bat-Zeev, Shyldkrot Hava. Bertin, Annie. Ponchon, Thierry.
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(2017)  | 9789027231444 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 13/12/2017
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Les units linguistiques ayant pour fonction (paradoxale) de signifier une relation entre d'autres units de discours, suscitent, depuis l'Antiquit, un intrt toujours renouvel. Dfi pour le grammairien, dont ils subvertissent les parties du discours , ces mots-outils , que l'on peut prendre pour des mots...

Learning Vocabulary Strategically in a Study Abroad Context

Wang, Isobel Kai-Hui.
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(2017)  | 9783319659626 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 294pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book focuses on case studies of vocabulary strategy use and presents an in-depth account of the vocabulary learning experiences of Chinese students in the UK. It challenges the view that vocabulary strategies result only from learners’ cognitive choices, and provides insightful analysis of the...

Language Acquisition at the Interfaces: Proceedings of GALA 2015

Choi, Jiyoung. Demirdache, Hamida. Lungu, Oana. Voeltzel, Laurence. , Choi, Jiyoung. Demirdache, Hamida. Lungu, Oana. Voeltzel, Laurence.
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(2017)  | 9781527503366 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 345pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This volume is a collection of papers presented at the 12th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition Conference held at the University of Nantes, France, in 2015. Language acquisition, a field of inquiry that has witnessed continuous growth during the past four decades, is central to building a...

The Acquisition of Verbs at the Syntax-Semantics Interface: Early Predicates

Lorusso, Paolo.
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(2017)  | 9781527503335 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 285pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This book presents theoretical and experimental analyses of the nature of early verbs. At around the age of two years old, children start to combine words and produce their first verbs. Verbal items appear later than nouns in a child’s speech and refer to the relational concepts in the world that are...

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Yu, Liming. Odlin, Terence.
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(2015)  | 9781783094332 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 19/10/2017
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When people attempt to learn a new language, the language(s) they already knowcan help but also hinder their understanding or production of new forms. Thisphenomenon, known as language transfer, is the focus of this book. Thecollection offers new theoretical perspectives, some in the empirical studiesand...

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This book brings together linguistic, psycholinguistic and educationalperspectives on the phenomenon of cognate vocabulary across languages. Itpresents a large-scale, long-term research project focusing on Polish-Englishcognates and their use by bilingual and multilingual learners/users of English.It...

 

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