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2017 & 2018 Linguistics, Language & Translation Titles for Review

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March 2018

  • Modern Chinese Lexicology

    By Ge Benyi

    Centring on "words" which connect vocabulary and semantic morphemes, this book makes a systemic and in-depth analysis on the study of modern Chinese lexicology. Firstly, it clarifies the definitions and properties of vocabulary, words and semantic morphemes in Chinese. Then the structure forms of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27
    Chinese Linguistics

  • Basic Swedish

    A Grammar and Workbook

    By Ian Hinchliffe, Philip Holmes

    Basic Swedish: A Grammar and Workbook combines an accessible basic reference grammar and related exercises in one volume, and covers most of the topics that students might expect to deal with in their first year of learning Swedish. Each of the 25 units discusses one or more grammar topics, with…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Grammar Workbooks

  • Second Language Processing

    An Introduction

    By Nan Jiang

    Second Language Processing: An Introduction is the first textbook to offer a thorough introduction to the field of second language processing (SLP). The study of SLP seeks to illuminate the cognitive processes underlying the processing of a non-native language. While current literature…

    Paperback – 2018-03-23
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • EIL Education for the Expanding Circle

    A Japanese Model

    By Nobuyuki Hino

    The teaching of English in the Expanding Circle, traditionally called EFL countries, has long been regarded as having no choice but to follow Inner Circle or Anglo-American norms, both in pedagogy and language models. This situation is in sharp contrast with that of the Outer Circle, or ESL…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • The Role of Corpus Linguistics in the Ethnography of a Closed Community

    Survival Communication

    By Kieran Harrington

    The Role of Corpus Linguistics in the Ethnography of a Closed Community analyses the interactions of immigrants within an Irish reception centre for asylum seekers to highlight the instinctive resourcefulness of people who are faced with the challenge of communicating when there is no common…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

  • L2 Spanish Pragmatics

    From Research to Teaching

    Edited by Domnita Dumitrescu, Patricia Lorena Andueza

    L2 Spanish Pragmatics is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of current research into pragmatics and Spanish language teaching. It presents the research on the teaching of pragmatics and Spanish language as a multifaceted discipline. Written by an international cohort of scholars, the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge Advances in Spanish Language Teaching

  • Translation as Metaphor

    By Rainer Guldin

    In today’s ever-changing climate of disintegration and recombination, translation has become one of the essential metaphors, if not the metaphor, of our globalized world. Translation and Metaphor is an attempt to draw a comprehensive map of these new, overlapping theoretical territories and the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Translation Theories Explored

  • The Routledge Handbook of African Linguistics

    Edited by Augustine Agwuele, Adams Bodomo

    The Handbook of African Linguistics provides a holistic coverage of the key themes, subfields, approaches and practical application to the vast areas subsumable under African linguistics that will serve researchers working across the wide continuum in the field. Established and emerging scholars…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge Language Handbooks

  • Persian

    A Comprehensive Grammar

    By Saeed Yousef

    Persian: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to the grammar system for intermediate to advanced learners of Persian. It presents an accessible and systematic description of the language, focusing on real patterns of use in contemporary Persian. The book is organised to promote a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language Revitalization

    Edited by Leanne Hinton, Leena Huss, Gerald Roche

    The Routledge Handbook of Language Revitalization is the first comprehensive overview of the language revitalization movement, from the Arctic to the Amazon and across continents. Featuring 47 contributions from a global range of top scholars in the field, the handbook is divided into two parts,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Culture

    Edited by Sue-Ann Harding, OVIDI CARBONELL CORTES

    The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Culture collects into a single volume thirty-two state-of-the-art chapters written by international specialists, overviewing the ways in which translation studies has both informed, and been informed by, interdisciplinary approaches to culture. The book's&…

    Hardback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge Handbooks in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • In Other Words

    A Coursebook on Translation, 3rd Edition

    By Mona Baker

    In Other Words has been the definitive coursebook for students studying translation for nearly three decades. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, it offers a practical guide based on extensive research in areas as varied as lexis, grammar, pragmatics, semiotics and ethics. It thus provides…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09

  • Perspectives from Systemic Functional Linguistics

    Edited by Akila Sellami-Baklouti, Lise Fontaine

    This innovative collection brings together contributions from established and emerging scholars highlighting the "appliability" of Systemic Functional Linguistics and the ways in which theoretical and analytical conclusions drawn from its applications can inform and advance the study of language.…

    Hardback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Teacher Development Over Time

    Practical Activities for Language Teachers

    By Tessa Woodward, Kathleen Graves, Donald Freeman

    Teacher Development Over Time: Practical Activities for Language Teachers addresses teacher learning over the span of the careers of both novice and experienced teachers in English Language Teaching (ELT). It is designed to a) help novice ELT teachers to see the ways in which their learning may…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Research and Resources in Language Teaching

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Superdiversity

    Edited by Angela Creese, Adrian Blackledge

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Superdiversity provides an accessible and authoritative overview of this growing area, the linguistic analysis of interaction in superdiverse cities. Developed as a descriptive term to account for the increasingly stratified processes and effects of migration…

    Hardback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Translating as a Purposeful Activity 2nd Edition

    Functionalist Approaches Explained

    By Christiane Nord

    This bestselling text is a comprehensive overview of functionalist approaches to translation in English. Christiane Nord, one of the leading figures in translation studies, explains the complexities of theories and terms in simple language with numerous examples. Covering how the theories developed…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06
    Translation Theories Explored

  • Is English Changing?

    By Steve Kleinedler

    Is English changing? To what degree is it changing? Is this change good or bad? In answering these questions, Is English Changing? provides a lively and concise introduction to language change, refuting commonly held misconceptions about language evolution as we understand it. Showing that English,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • Intermediate Welsh

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Gareth King

    Intermediate Welsh: A Grammar and Workbook is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to proceed to more complex language. It presents a broad range of grammatical topics, illustrated by examples, which serve as models for the varied exercises that follow. The…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01
    Grammar Workbooks