• The Future of Translation Technology: Towards a World without Babel book cover

    The Future of Translation Technology

    Towards a World without Babel, 1st Edition

    By Chan Sin-wai

    Technology has revolutionized the field of translation, bringing drastic changes to the way translation is studied and done. To an average user, technology is simply about clicking buttons and storing data. What we need to do is to look beyond a system’s interface to see what is at work and what…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
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  • Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Research: A practical guide book cover

    Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Research

    A practical guide, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Hadley

    This volume demystifies the procedures and practical uses of Grounded Theory, a well-established research methodology used around the world today by social scientists, teachers, and qualitative researchers. Intended for graduate students, supervisors, and researchers, it provides readers with the…

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  • Attitudes to World Englishes: Implications for teaching English in South Korea book cover

    Attitudes to World Englishes

    Implications for teaching English in South Korea, 1st Edition

    By Hyejeong Ahn

    This book critically examines South Korean English teachers’ awareness of and attitude towards eight varieties of English and how they respond to the proposal of a World Englishes approach in their teaching practice. It showcases the deeply rooted favouritism towards American English and…

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  • Care Communication: Making a home in a Japanese eldercare facility book cover

    Care Communication

    Making a home in a Japanese eldercare facility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Backhaus

    This book studies communication in institutional eldercare. It is based on audio-recorded interactions between residents and staff in a Japanese care facility. The focus is on the morning care routines, which include getting the residents out of bed and ready for the day. Combining quantitative and…

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  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

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    Routledge

  • Critical Genre Analysis: Investigating interdiscursive performance in professional practice book cover

    Critical Genre Analysis

    Investigating interdiscursive performance in professional practice, 1st Edition

    By Vijay K. Bhatia

    Genre theory has focused primarily on the analysis of generic constructs, with increasing attention to and emphasis on the contexts in which such genres are produced, interpreted, and used to achieve objectives, often giving the impression as if producing genres is an end in itself, rather than a…

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  • Consecutive Notetaking and Interpreter Training book cover

    Consecutive Notetaking and Interpreter Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yasumasa Someya

    This book focuses on the theoretical foundation of notetaking (NT), an essential skill of consecutive interpreting. Explaining the "whys" pertaining to the cognitive, linguistic, and pedagogical issues surrounding NT, this book addresses this neglected aspect of notetaking discourse and brings…

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  • The Grammar of Japanese Mimetics: Perspectives from structure, acquisition, and translation book cover

    The Grammar of Japanese Mimetics

    Perspectives from structure, acquisition, and translation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noriko Iwasaki, Peter Sells, Kimi Akita

    Mimetic words, also known as ‘sound-symbolic words’, ‘ideophones’ or more popularly as ‘onomatopoeia’, constitute an important subset of the Japanese lexicon; we find them as well in the lexicons of other Asian languages and sub-Saharan African languages. Mimetics play a central role in Japanese…

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    Routledge

  • Critical Translation Studies book cover

    Critical Translation Studies

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Robinson

    This book offers an introduction for Translation Studies (TS) scholars to Critical Translation Studies (CTS), a cultural-studies approach to the study of translation spearheaded by Sakai Naoki and Lydia H. Liu, with an implicit focus on translation as a social practice shaped by power relations in…

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  • Translationality: Essays in the Translational-Medical Humanities book cover

    Translationality

    Essays in the Translational-Medical Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Robinson

    This book defines "translationality" by weaving a number of sub- and interdisciplinary interests through the medical humanities: medicine in literature, the translational history of medical literature, a medical (neuroscience) approach to literary translation and translational hermeneutics, and a…

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  • A Critical Auto/Ethnography of Learning Spanish: Intercultural competence on the gringo trail? book cover

    A Critical Auto/Ethnography of Learning Spanish

    Intercultural competence on the gringo trail?, 1st Edition

    By Phiona Stanley

    The premise that intercultural contact produces intercultural competence underpins much rationalization of backpacker tourism and in-country language education. However, if insufficiently problematized, pre-existing constructions of cultural 'otherness' may hinder intercultural competence…

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  • Negotiating Englishes and English-speaking Identities: A study of youth learning English in Italy book cover

    Negotiating Englishes and English-speaking Identities

    A study of youth learning English in Italy, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Aiello

    This book explores the effects of the global spread of English by reporting on a sequential explanatory mixed-methods study of the language attitudes, motivation and self-perceived English proficiency of youth in two Italian cities. Participant narratives highlight the far-reaching role that…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
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