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  • Supporting the Professional Development of English Language Teachers

    Facilitative Mentoring

    By Melissa K. Smith, Marilyn Lewis

    Applying the principles of facilitative teaching to mentorship, this book brings together well-established knowledge about mentoring with the experiences and ideas of mentors in the field to advance and support the professional development of language teachers. Recognizing the impact of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge

  • Aspects of Grammatical Architecture

    By Alain Rouveret

    This volume collects thirteen of the author’s previously published papers from the last 25 years which explore various aspects of grammatical architecture from a minimalist perspective. The book examines the structural architectures of phrases and clauses, clitics, and derivations, and draws on…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Language Contact and the Future of English

    By Ian Mackenzie

    This book reflects on the future of the English language as used by native speakers, speakers of "nativized" New Englishes, and users of English as a lingua franca from a number of different dimensions. The volume begins by outlining the current position of English in the world, as a native…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • From Rules to Meanings

    New Essays on Inferentialism

    Edited by Ondřej Beran, Vojtěch Kolman, Ladislav Koreň

    Inferentialism is a philosophical approach premised on the claim that an item of language (or thought) acquires meaning (or content) in virtue of being embedded in an intricate set of social practices normatively governed by inferential rules. Inferentialism found its paradigmatic formulation in…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Linguistics

    Edited by Elabbas Benmamoun, Reem Bassiouney

    The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Linguistics introduces readers to the major facets of the linguistic situation in the Arabic speaking world.   The edited collection includes chapters from prominent experts on various fields of Arabic linguistics and from rising scholars carrying out cutting edge…

    Hardback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Handbooks

  • The Dravidian Languages

    2nd Edition

    By Sanford B. Steever

    The Dravidian language family is the world's fourth largest with over 175 million speakers across South Asia from Pakistan to Nepal, from Bangladesh to Sri Lanka. This authoritative reference source provides a unique description of the languages, covering their historical development, plus their…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • The Power of Language

    By Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi

    This book is on the psychology and power of language in creating realities. A shift in language with creative modes of expressiveness would give rise to an existential and radical transformation of beings. The book presents both the theoretical and practical implications of the psychological power…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Becoming-Social in a Networked Age

    By Neal Thomas

    This book examines the semiotic effects of protocols and algorithms at work in popular social media systems, bridging philosophical conversations in human-computer interaction (HCI) and information systems (IS) design with contemporary work in critical media, technology and software studies. Where…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • The Language of Branding

    Theory, Strategies, and Tactics

    By Dawn Lerman, Robert J. Morais, David Luna

    The Language of Branding: Theory, Strategies, and Tactics will teach marketing students how to use language successfully to improve brand value and influence consumer behavior. Luna and Lerman are among only a few researchers who take a multidisciplinary perspective on the ways language…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Communicative Competence, Classroom Interaction, and Educational Equity

    The Selected Works of Courtney B. Cazden

    By Courtney B. Cazden

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international scholars themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and/practical contributions – so the world can read them in a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • 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 – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

  • Language Practices of Migrant Youth

    From School to Home

    By Louisa Willoughby

    This ground breaking research explores language maintenance and shift focusing on a school community. Following students’ language practice inside and outside of school, the author offers a full picture of students’ multilingual practices and their role in shaping identity. Using case studies of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

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