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  • Assessing English for Professional Purposes book cover

    Assessing English for Professional Purposes

    1st Edition

    By Ute Knoch, Susy Macqueen

    Assessing English for Professional Purposes provides a state-of-the-art account of the various kinds of language assessments used to determine people’s ability to function linguistically in the workplace. At a time when professional expertise is increasingly mobile and diverse, with highly trained…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Early Language Acquisition of Mandarin-Speaking Children book cover

    Early Language Acquisition of Mandarin-Speaking Children

    1st Edition

    By Yunqiu Zhang

    Compared with other subdisciplines in Chinese Linguistics, children’s language acquisition is a significant field with relatively limited achievements. Based on data from a dynamic and developmental corpus, this book is a comprehensive exploration of the early development of Chinese-speaking…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Chinese Linguistics

  • A Multimodal Perspective on Applied Storytelling Performances: Narrativity in Context book cover

    A Multimodal Perspective on Applied Storytelling Performances

    Narrativity in Context, 1st Edition

    By Soe Marlar Lwin

    In this volume, Soe Marlar Lwin proposes a contextualized multimodal framework that brings together storytelling practitioners’ and academic researchers’ conceptions of storytelling. It aims to highlight the ways in which various institutions in contemporary society have been using live…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Language Policy in Superdiverse Indonesia book cover

    Language Policy in Superdiverse Indonesia

    1st Edition

    By Subhan Zein

    Indonesia has an extreme diversity of linguistic wealth, with 707 individual living languages by one count, or 731 languages and more than 1,100 dialects in another estimate, spoken by more than 1,300 ethnics spreading across 17,504 islands in the archipelago. Smaller, locally used indigenous…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Being Janana: Language and Sexuality in Contemporary India book cover

    Being Janana

    Language and Sexuality in Contemporary India, 1st Edition

    By Ila Nagar

    Being Janana focuses on same-sex desiring male-bodied subjects in Lucknow, India and explores how they make meaning in the marginalization of their desire through language performativity. Along with their desire for other men, jananas maintain ostensibly heteronormatively and culturally defined…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • Externalization: Phonological Interpretations of Syntactic Objects book cover

    Externalization

    Phonological Interpretations of Syntactic Objects, 1st Edition

    By Dobashi Yoshihito

    This book explores theoretical issues of the syntax-phonology interface within the Minimalist Program of linguistic theory, and proposes an entirely new approach to prosodic categories. Conceptual as well as empirical questions are addressed concerning how syntactic objects are mapped to the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Describing Prescriptivism: Usage guides and usage problems in British and American English book cover

    Describing Prescriptivism

    Usage guides and usage problems in British and American English, 1st Edition

    By Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade

    Describing Prescriptivism provides a topical and thought-provoking analysis of linguistic prescriptivism in British and American English, from a historical as well as present-day perspective. Focusing on usage guides and usage problems, the book takes a three-fold approach to present an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Prosodic Studies: Challenges and Prospects book cover

    Prosodic Studies

    Challenges and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hongming Zhang, Youyong Qian

    Prosody is one of the core components of language and speech, indicating the information about syntax, turn-taking in conversation, types of utterance, such as questions or statements, as well as speakers' attitudes and feelings. This edited volume takes studies in prosody on Asian languages as…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Persian Calligraphy: A Corpus Study of Letterforms book cover

    Persian Calligraphy

    A Corpus Study of Letterforms, 1st Edition

    By Mahdiyeh Meidani

    This book is an exploratory adventure to defamiliarize calligraphy, especially Persian Nastaliq calligraphic letterforms, and to look beyond the tradition that has always considered calligraphy as pursuant to and subordinate to linguistic practices. Calligraphy can be considered a visual…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Systemic Functional Political Discourse Analysis: A Text-based Study book cover

    Systemic Functional Political Discourse Analysis

    A Text-based Study, 1st Edition

    By Eden Sum-hung Li, Percy Luen-tim Lui, Andy Ka-chun Fung

    Systemic Functional Political Discourse Analysis: A Text-based Study is the first book which takes a comprehensive systemic functional perspective on political discourse to provide a complete, integrated, exhaustive, systemic and functional description and analysis. Based on the political…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Systemic Functional Language Description: Making Meaning Matter book cover

    Systemic Functional Language Description

    Making Meaning Matter, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.R. Martin, Y.J. Doran, Giacomo Figueredo

    This volume showcases previously unpublished research on theoretical, descriptive, and methodological innovations for understanding language patterns grounded in a Systemic Functional Linguistic perspective. Featuring contributions from an international range of scholars, the book demonstrates…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Sensations, Thoughts, Language: Essays in Honour of Brian Loar book cover

    Sensations, Thoughts, Language

    Essays in Honour of Brian Loar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur Sullivan

    Brian Loar (1939-2014) was an eminent and highly respected philosopher of mind and language. He was at the forefront of several different field-defining debates between the 1970s and the 2000s—from his earliest work on reducing semantics to psychology, through debates about reference, functionalism…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Festschrifts in Philosophy

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