Linguistics: Language and Communication

  • Multilingual Education for Africa

    Concepts and Practices

    Edited by Russell H. Kaschula, H. Ekkehard Wolff

    The common thread in this book is the exploration of innovative pedagogies in language teaching and language use in education. The greatest danger facing educators is one of complacency. Whether set in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, South Africa or elsewhere in Africa, all the chapters in this book emphasise…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge/UNISA Press Series

  • Civilising Citizens in Post-Mao China: Understanding the Rhetoric of Suzhi book cover

    Civilising Citizens in Post-Mao China

    Understanding the Rhetoric of Suzhi

    By Delia Lin

    Political discourse in contemporary China is intimately linked to the patriotic reverie of restoring China as a great civilisation, a dream of reformers since the beginning of the twentieth century. The concept and use of suzhi – a term that denotes the idea of cultivating a ‘quality’ citizenship –…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Semiotics: The Basics book cover

    Semiotics: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Daniel Chandler

    This third edition of the bestselling textbook has been fully revised, continuing to provide a concise introduction to the key concepts of semiotics in accessible and jargon-free language.  Demystifying what is a complex, highly interdisciplinary field, key questions covered include:   What are…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Multimodality and Social Semiosis: Communication, Meaning-Making, and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress book cover

    Multimodality and Social Semiosis

    Communication, Meaning-Making, and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress

    Edited by Margit Böck, Norbert Pachler

    Gunther Kress, one of the founders of social semiotics and multimodality, has made lasting contributions to these fields through his work in semiotics and meaning-making; power and identity; agency, design, production; and pedagogy and learning; in varied sites of transformation. This book brings…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • Critical Humanist Perspectives: The integrational turn in philosophy of language and communication book cover

    Critical Humanist Perspectives

    The integrational turn in philosophy of language and communication

    Edited by Adrian Pablé

    The present book is a collection of scholarly reflections on the theme of humanism from an integrational linguistic perspective. It studies humanist thought in relation to the philosophy of language and communication underpinning it and considers the question whether being a ‘humanist’ binds one to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory

  • The Changing Role of the Interpreter: Contextualising Norms, Ethics and Quality Standards book cover

    The Changing Role of the Interpreter

    Contextualising Norms, Ethics and Quality Standards

    Edited by Marta Biagini, Michael S. Boyd, Claudia Monacelli

    This volume provides a critical examination of quality in the interpreting profession by deconstructing the complex relationship between professional norms and ethical considerations in a variety of sociocultural contexts. Over the past two decades the profession has compelled scholars and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue

    Edited by Edda Weigand

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue is the first comprehensive overview of the emerging and rapidly growing sub-discipline in linguistics, Language and Dialogue. Edited by one of the top scholars in the field, Edda Weigand, and comprising contributions written by a variety of likewise…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Landmark Essays on Tropes and Figures book cover

    Landmark Essays on Tropes and Figures

    Edited by Roberto Franzosi

    Landmark Essays on Tropes and Figures offers a thorough overview of the most influential essays on rhetorical tropes and figures, providing a solid foundation for understanding this area of study. The book is divided into two parts. The first part deals with essays on the development of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • Tandem Learning

    New Insights

    By Jane Woodin

    This book opens up new lines of debate in language learning and intercultural communication through an investigation of tandem language learning (a method of language learning based on mutual language exchange between native speakers and learners of each other’s language) in connection with…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Digital Environments book cover

    Digital Environments

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin

    With the title serving as an umbrella term to distinguish simulated places from real places, Digital Environments signifies a shift in how we think about interactions with places and spaces, both real and simulated. The very idea of digital environments, though, complicates such distinctions,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Project-Based Language Learning with Technology: Learner Collaboration in an EFL Classroom in Japan book cover

    Project-Based Language Learning with Technology

    Learner Collaboration in an EFL Classroom in Japan

    By Michael Thomas

    This book highlights the ways in which insights from technology-mediated project-based language learning research can contribute to our understanding of both learner interaction in specific cultural contexts but also of the role of technology in language learning more generally. The volume situates…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Applied Linguistics

  • Global Perspectives on Intercultural Communication book cover

    Global Perspectives on Intercultural Communication

    Edited by Stephen M. Croucher

    What is intercultural communication? How does perspective shape a person’s definition of the key tenets of the term and the field? These are the core questions explored by this accessible global introduction to intercultural communication. Each chapter explores the topic from a different geographic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge

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