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  • Second Language Learning and Language Teaching

    Fifth Edition

    By Vivian Cook

    Second Language Learning and Language Teaching provides an introduction to the application of second language acquisition research to language teaching. Assuming no previous background in second language acquisition or language teaching methods, this text begins by providing readers with a concise…

    Paperback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Knowing About Language

    Linguistics and the Secondary English Classroom

    Edited by Marcello Giovanelli, Dan Clayton

    Knowing About Language is an essential and comprehensive introduction to and discussion of the value of linguistics in the secondary and post 16 curriculum. Split into three easily accessible parts, each chapter draws on theoretical and practical reasons for developing language awareness for the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

  • Corpus Linguistics for Translation and Contrastive Studies

    A guide for research

    By Mikhail Mikhailov, Robert Cooper

    Corpus Linguistics for Translation and Contrastive Studies provides a clear and practical introduction to using corpora in these fields. Special attention is given to parallel corpora, which are collections of texts in two or more languages, and the potential benefits for multilingual corpus…

    Paperback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

  • Dutch: An Essential Grammar

    10th Edition

    By William Z. Shetter, Esther Ham

    Now in its 10th edition, Dutch: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of modern Dutch as it is used by native speakers. Features include: A brand new chapter on negation; A user-friendly style to ensure all elements of the language that are of particular…

    Paperback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Essential Grammars

  • The Aphorism and Other Short Forms

    By Ben Grant

    The aphorism captures a huge amount of truth, meaning or wit in a very short statement. It has been used and studied from classical times to contemporary theory and takes on a new relevance when we look at today’s communication media such as text messages and twitter. This concise guide offers an…

    Paperback – 2016-05-24 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Elegy and Lyric

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1962, this book is the first of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on elegy and lyric, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Satire

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1963, this book is the second of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on satire, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and aims to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1962 and 1963, these two volumes bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. The collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and aims to stimulate critical discussion of a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Student Guide to English Usage

    A guide to academic writing for students

    By Stewart Clark, Graham Pointon

    The Routledge Student Guide to English Usage is an authoritative A-Z guide to key aspects of English usage. Covering approximately 4000 carefully selected words, the authors focus on groups of confusable words that sound alike, look alike or are frequently mixed up. Examples of good usage are…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Education Policy for the Promotion of Trilingual Education at Primary Level

    A comparative analysis of Ireland and Catalonia

    By Elena Prats Porcar

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of language policy development in Ireland for the inclusion of three languages in the Primary School Curriculum. Using a comparative study of Ireland and Catalonia, chapters provide a theoretical examination of issues related to cognitive language…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • The Cognitive Basis of Aesthetics

    Cassirer, Crowther, and the Future

    By Elena Fell, Ioanna Kopsiafti

    This book seeks to fill a void in contemporary aesthetics scholarship by considering the cognitive features that make the aesthetic and artistic worthy of philosophical study. Aesthetic cognition here is defined as the concepts, relations, and phenomena that transform our perceptions and imaginings…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Culture and Activism

    Animal Rights in France and the United States

    By Elizabeth Cherry

    This book offers a comparison of the animal rights movements in the US and France, drawing on ethnographic and interview material gathered amongst activists in both countries. Investigating the ways in which culture affects the outcomes of the two movements, the author examines its role as a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Solving Social Problems

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