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  • Quantitative Methods for Second Language Research

    A Problem-Solving Approach

    By Carsten Roever, Aek Phakiti

    Quantitative Methods for Second Language Research introduces the approaches to and techniques for quantitative data analysis in second language research (SLR), with a primary focus on second language learning and assessment research. It takes a conceptual, problem-solving approach, emphasizing the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Salience in Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Susan M. Gass, Patti Spinner, Jennifer Behney

    Salience in Second Language Acquisition brings together contributions from top scholars of second language acquisition (SLA) in a comprehensive volume of the existing literature and current research on salience. In the first book to focus exclusively on this integral topic, the editors and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • Discourse Analysis

    The Questions Discourse Analysts Ask and How They Answer Them

    By Hansun Zhang Waring

    Discourse Analysis is the first introductory text organized around the kinds of questions discourse analysts ask and how they are systematically addressed by analysts of different empirical persuasions, thereby cultivating a principled understanding of the interdisciplinary field of discourse…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Bilingualism in Schools and Society

    Language, Identity, and Policy, Second Edition

    By Sarah J. Shin

    This revised edition of Bilingualism in Schools and Society is an accessible introduction to the sociolinguistic and educational aspects of and the political issues surrounding bilingualism, including code-switching in popular music, advertising, and online social spaces. It also addresses the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics

    A Syntactic, Semantic and Stylistic Analysis

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics provides a panoramic insight into the Qur'anic landscape fenced by innate syntactic, semantic and stylistic landmarks where context and meaning have closed ranks to impact morphological form in order to achieve variegated illocutionary forces. It provides a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • The Cognitive Psychology of Speech Related Gesture

    By Pierre Feyereisen

    Why do we gesture when we speak? The Cognitive Psychology of Speech Related Gesture offers answers to this question while introducing readers to the huge interdisciplinary field of gesture. Drawing on ideas from cognitive psychology, this book highlights key debates in gesture research alongside…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Untranslatability Goes Global

    Edited by Suzanne Jill Levine, Katie Lateef-Jan

    This collection brings together contributions from translation theorists, linguists, and literary scholars to promote interdisciplinary dialogue about untranslatability and its implications within the context of globalization. The chapters depart from the pragmatics of translation practice and move…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Rhetoric

    The Basics

    By Michael Burke

    Rhetoric: The Basics is a concise introduction to the forms, theories and history of rhetoric. The book traces the development of rhetoric from ancient to modern times, all illustrated with contemporary examples drawn from politics to the courtroom to social media. This book: Explores the five…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Politics of Translingualism

    By Jerry Won Lee

    Translingualism refers to an orientation in scholarship that recognizes the fluidity of language boundaries and endorses a greater tolerance for the plurality of Englishes worldwide. However, it is possible that translingualism exacerbates the very problems it seeks to redress? This book seeks to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Legal Persuasion

    A Rhetorical Approach to the Science

    By Linda L. Berger, Kathryn M. Stanchi

    This book develops a central theme: legal persuasion results from making and breaking mental connections. This concept of making connections inspired the authors to take a rhetorical approach to the science of legal persuasion. That singular approach resulted in the integration of research from…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Translation in Russian Contexts

    Culture, Politics, Identity

    Edited by Brian James Baer, Susanna Witt

    This volume represents the first large-scale effort to address topics of translation in Russian contexts across the disciplinary boundaries of Slavic Studies and Translation Studies, thus opening up new perspectives for both fields. Leading scholars from Eastern and Western Europe offer a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Evaluating Language Assessments

    By Antony John Kunnan

    Evaluating Language Assessments offers a comprehensive overview of the theoretical bases and research methodologies for the evaluation of language assessments and demonstrates the importance of a fuller understanding of this widely-used evaluative tool. The volume explores language assessment…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    New Perspectives on Language Assessment Series

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