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2017 Linguistics, Language & Translation Titles for Review

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October and November

  • Introducing Genre and English for Specific Purposes

    By Sunny Hyon

    Genre analysis has become a key approach within the field of English for Specific Purposes and helps students understand particular language use patterns in target contexts. Introducing Genre and English for Specific Purposes provides an overview of how genre has been conceptualized and applied in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge Introductions to English for Specific Purposes

  • The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Translation

    Edited by Chris Shei, Zhao-Ming Gao

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Translation presents expert and new research in analysing and solving translation problems centred on the Chinese language in translation. The Handbook includes both a review of and a distinctive approach to key themes in Chinese translation, such as…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18

  • Political Discourse as Dialogue

    A Latin American Perspective

    By Adriana Bolívar

    We are witnessing the collapse of democracies in many parts of the world and a general tendency to the resurgence of right-wing and left-wing populisms led by authoritarian leaders. This book centres on the political dialogue in one of these democracies. The focus is on Venezuela, the rich Latin…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • Action! Japan

    A Field Guide to Using Japanese in the Community

    By Mari Noda, Yui Iimori Ramdeen, Stephen D. Luft, Thomas Mason, Jr.

    Action! Japan is a practical guide for intermediate to advanced students of Japanese wanting to maximize their study abroad experience and enhance their language skills. This handy guide contains over 100 Field Performance tasks which prompt real-life interactions with native speakers. By carrying…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17

  • Action! China

    A Field Guide to Using Chinese in the Community

    By Donglin Chai, Crista Cornelius, Bing Mu

    Winner of the Chinese Language Teachers Association’s 2014 Cengage Learning Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Chinese Award. Action! China is a practical guide for intermediate to advanced students of Chinese wanting to maximize their study abroad experience and enhance their language skills.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17

  • Heritage Language Policies around the World

    Edited by Corinne A. Seals, Sheena Shah

    Heritage language policies define the context in which heritage languages are maintained or abandoned by communities, and this volume describes and analyzes international policy strategies, as well as the implications for the actual heritage language speakers. This volume brings together heritage…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • The Politics of Translingualism

    After Englishes

    By Jerry Won Lee

    Translingualism refers to an orientation in scholarship that recognizes the fluidity of language boundaries and endorses a greater tolerance for the plurality of Englishes worldwide. However, it is possible that translingualism exacerbates the very problems it seeks to redress? This book seeks to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Formal Grammar

    Theory and Variation across English and Norwegian

    By Terje Lohndal

    This volume draws together fourteen previously published papers which explore the nature of mental grammar through a formal, generative approach. The book begins by outlining the development of formal grammar in the last fifty years, with a particular focus on the work of Noam Chomsky, and moves…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • The German-Speaking World

    A Practical Introduction to Sociolinguistic Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Patrick Stevenson, Kristine Horner, Nils Langer, Gertrud Reershemius

    The German-Speaking World is an accessible textbook that offers students the opportunity to explore for themselves a wide range of sociolinguistic issues relating to the German language and its role in the world. This new, second edition has been fully revised to reflect the many political and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge Language in Society

  • Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary

    A Guide for Research

    By Paweł Szudarski

    Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary provides a practical introduction to using corpus linguistics in vocabulary studies. Using freely available corpus tools, the author provides a step-by-step guide on how corpora can be used to explore key vocabulary-related research questions and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

  • Origin of Kibosh

    Routledge Studies in Etymology

    By Gerald Cohen, Stephen Goranson, Matthew Little

    This is an etymological study of the origins of the word kibosh, which has long been one of the great mysteries of the English language. Unconvincing derivations have been suggested from Yiddish to Gaelic and Italian, and thus far consensus among lexicographers has leaned toward referencing the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09

  • Crossing

    Language and Ethnicity among Adolescents, 3rd Edition

    By Ben Rampton

    Focusing on urban youth culture and language crossing, this foundational volume by Ben Rampton has played a pivotal role in the shaping of language and ethnic identity as a domain of study. It focuses on language crossing - the use of Panjabi by adolescents of African-Caribbean and Anglo descent,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge Linguistics Classics

  • Manual de fonética y fonología españolas

    By J. Halvor Clegg, Willis C. Fails

    Written entirely in Spanish, Manual de fonética y fonología españolas has a comprehensive scope that touches on all aspects of phonetics and phonology—including acoustic and auditory phonetics, phonotactics, and suprasegmentals, which most often remain untreated. The book provides students with a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge Introductions to Spanish Language and Linguistics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography

    Edited by Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera

    The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography provides a comprehensive overview of the major approaches to lexicography and their applications within the field. This Handbook features key case studies and cutting-edge contributions from an international range of practitioners, teachers, and researchers.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Exploring English Language Teaching

    Language in Action, 2nd Edition

    By Graham Hall

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those entering postgraduate studies and language professionals returning to academic study. The books take an innovative ‘practice to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

  • Input, Interaction, and the Second Language Learner

    2nd Edition

    By Susan M. Gass

    Twenty years after its first publication, Susan M. Gass’s Input, Interaction, and the Second Language Learner has become a classical text in the field of second language acquisition (SLA). This new printing includes the original text, along with a new preface that comprises individual consultations…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge Linguistics Classics

  • Multilingual Brazil

    Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World

    Edited by Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher

    This book brings together cutting edge work by Brazilian researchers on plurilingualism in Brazil for an English-speaking readership in one comprehensive volume. Divided into four sections, each with its own introduction, tying together the themes of the book, the volume charts a course for a new…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • A Study of Sino-Korean Phonology

    Its Origin, Adaptation and Layers

    By Youyong Qian

    The term Sino-Korean may refer to either the phonological system or vocabulary in Korean that is of Chinese origin. Along with the borrowing of Chinese characters, the Chinese readings of characters must also have been transmitted into Korean. A Study of Sino-Korean Phonology aims to contribute to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • The Language of Persuasion in Politics

    An Introduction

    By Alan Partington, Charlotte Taylor

    This accessible introductory textbook looks at the modern relationship between politicians, the press and the public through the language they employ, with extensive coverage of key topics including: ‘spin’, ‘spin control’ and ‘image’ politics models of persuasion: authority, contrast,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02

  • Introducing Discourse Analysis

    From Grammar to Society

    By James Paul Gee

    Introducing Discourse Analysis: From Grammar to Society is a concise and accessible introduction by bestselling author, James Paul Gee, to the fundamental ideas behind different specific approaches to discourse analysis, or the analysis of language in use. The book stresses how grammar…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02