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  • Corpus Perspectives on the Spoken Models used by EFL Teachers book cover

    Corpus Perspectives on the Spoken Models used by EFL Teachers

    1st Edition

    By Angela Farrell

    Corpus Perspectives on the Spoken Models used by EFL Teachers illustrates the key principles and practical guidelines for the design and exploitation of corpora for classroom-based research. Focusing on the nature of the spoken English used by L2 teachers, which serves as an implicit target model…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

  • A Cultural Dictionary of The Chinese Language: 500 Proverbs, Idioms and Maxims 文化五百条 book cover

    A Cultural Dictionary of The Chinese Language

    500 Proverbs, Idioms and Maxims 文化五百条, 1st Edition

    By Liwei Jiao

    A Cultural Dictionary of the Chinese Language introduces the 500 most important cultural traits of the Chinese as reflected in language use, especially in Chinese idioms (chengyu), proverbs and colloquial expressions (suyu). Communicative competence, the ultimate goal of language learning,…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge

  • Corpus Linguistics for World Englishes: A Guide for Research book cover

    Corpus Linguistics for World Englishes

    A Guide for Research, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Lange, Sven Leuckert

    Corpus Linguistics for World Englishes offers a detailed account of how to analyse the many fascinating varieties of English around the world using corpus-linguistic methods. Employing case studies for illustration of relevant concepts and methods throughout, this book: introduces the theory and…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

  • In Search of Indian English: History, Politics and Indigenisation book cover

    In Search of Indian English

    History, Politics and Indigenisation, 1st Edition

    By Ranjan Kumar Auddy

    This book presents a historical account of the development of an acrolectal variety of the English language in colonial India. It highlights the phenomenon of Indianization of the English language and its significance in the articulation of the Indian identity in pre-Independence India. This volume…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge India

  • Philosophy of Logical Systems book cover

    Philosophy of Logical Systems

    1st Edition

    By Jaroslav Peregrin

    This book addresses the hasty development of modern logic, especially its introducing and embracing various kinds of artificial languages and moving from the study of natural languages to that of artificial ones. This shift seemed extremely helpful and managed to elevate logic to a new level of…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Consequences of Reference Failure book cover

    Consequences of Reference Failure

    1st Edition

    By Michael McKinsey

    This book defends the Direct Reference (DR) thesis in philosophy of language regarding proper names and indexical pronouns. It uniquely draws out the significant consequences of DR when it is conjoined with the fact that these singular terms sometimes fail to refer. Even though DR is widely…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Networking Argument book cover

    Networking Argument

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Winkler

    This edited volume presents selected works from the 20th Biennial Alta Argumentation Conference, sponsored by the National Communication Association and the American Forensics Association and held in 2017. The conference brought together scholars from Europe, Asia, and North America to engage in…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Migration, Education and Translation: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Human Mobility and Cultural Encounters in Education Settings book cover

    Migration, Education and Translation

    Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Human Mobility and Cultural Encounters in Education Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Anderson, Henry Johnson

    This multidisciplinary collection examines the connections between education, migration and translation across school and higher education sectors, and a broad range of socio-geographical contexts. Organised around the themes of knowledge, language, mobility, and practice, it brings together…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Dialogues on the Theory and Practice of Literary Translation book cover

    Dialogues on the Theory and Practice of Literary Translation

    1st Edition

    By Xu Jun

    The book is a collection of the dialogues between Xu Jun, a well-known expert in French literary translation and eminent “Changjiang” scholar in translation studies in China, and some celebrated literary translators in contemporary China, some of whom are also literary scholars, linguists, poets,…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Accessing Academic Discourse: Systemic Functional Linguistics and Legitimation Code Theory book cover

    Accessing Academic Discourse

    Systemic Functional Linguistics and Legitimation Code Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. R. Martin, Karl Maton, Y. J. Doran

    Academic discourse is the gateway not only to educational success but to worlds of imagination, discovery and accumulated wisdom. Understanding the nature of academic discourse and developing ways of helping everyone access, shape and change this knowledge is critical to supporting social justice.…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Legitimation Code Theory

  • Ethnic Subjectivity in Intergenerational Memory Narratives: Politics of the Untold book cover

    Ethnic Subjectivity in Intergenerational Memory Narratives

    Politics of the Untold, 1st Edition

    By Mónika Fodor

    In this interdisciplinary study, Mónika Fodor explores how intergenerational memory narratives embedded in the speaker’s own stories impact ethnic subjectivity construction. Working with thematically selected life experiences from interviews conducted with second- and late-generation European…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Defining and Assessing Lexical Proficiency book cover

    Defining and Assessing Lexical Proficiency

    1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Leńko-Szymańska

    This comprehensive account of performance-based assessment of L2 lexical proficiency analyzes and compares two of the primary methods of evaluation used in the field and unpacks the ways in which they tap into different dimensions of one model of lexical competence and proficiency. This book builds…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Applied Linguistics

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