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  • Prosodic Morphology in Mandarin Chinese

    By Shengli Feng

    It is not entirely clear if modern Chinese is a monosyllabic or disyllabic language. Although a disyllabic prosodic unit of some sort has long been considered by many to be at play in Chinese grammar, the intuition is not always rigidly fleshed out theoretically in the area of Chinese morphology.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Functional Grammatics

    Re-conceptualizing Knowledge about Language and Image for School English

    By Mary Macken-Horarik, Kristina Love, Carmel Sandiford, Len Unsworth

    This book provides a re-conceptualization of grammar in a period of change in the communication landscape and widening disciplinary knowledge. Drawing on resources in systemic functional linguistics, the book envisions a ‘functional grammatics’ relevant to disciplinary domains such as literary…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Situated Learning in Translator and Interpreter Training

    Bridging research and good practice

    Edited by Maria Gonzalez-Davies, Vanessa Enríquez Raído

    Situated Learning is generally understood as a context-dependent approach to translator and interpreter training under which learners are exposed to real-life and/or highly simulated collaborative work environments and tasks, both inside and outside the classroom. Ultimately, Situated Learning…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • New Directions for Research in Foreign Language Education

    Edited by Simon Coffey, Ursula Wingate

    New Directions for Research in Foreign Language Education brings together contributions by reputed scholars that examine the challenges, opportunities, and benefits of teaching and learning foreign languages. With a particular focus on languages other than English, the book looks at the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

  • The Language of Persuasion in Politics

    An introduction

    By Alan Partington, Charlotte Taylor

    This accessible introductory textbook looks at the modern relationship between politicians, the press and the public through the language they employ, with extensive coverage of key topics including: ‘spin’, ‘spin control’ and ‘image’ politics models of persuasion: authority, contrast,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography

    Edited by Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera

    The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography provides a comprehensive overview of the major approaches to lexicography and their applications within the field. This Handbook features key case studies and cutting-edge contributions from an international range of practitioners, teachers and researchers.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies and Linguistics

    Edited by Kirsten Malmkjaer

    The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies and Linguistics explores the interrelationships between Translation Studies and Linguistics in six sections of state-of-the-art chapters, written by leading specialists from around the world. The first part, on the nature of language, translation…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • 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 – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Routledge Revivals: Chaucer, Langland, and the Creative Imagination (1980)

    By David Aers

    First published in 1980, this study of two renowned later fourteenth century English poets, Chaucer and Langland, concentrates on some major and representative aspects of their work. Aers shows that, in contrast to the mass conventional writing of the period, which was happy to accept and propagate…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    By E.E. Wardale

    First published in 1937, this book supplies a history of the living growth of the English language from Old English to the medieval period. It offers an in-depth study of the growth of vocabulary through literature and social interaction, bringing out the fact that it is chiefly words…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary

    A Guide for Research

    By Paweł Szudarski

    Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary Studies provides a practical introduction to using corpus linguistics in vocabulary studies. Using freely available corpus tools, the author explains step-by-step how corpora can be used to explore key vocabulary-related research questions such as: The frequency…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

  • The History and Theory of Rhetoric

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By James A. Herrick

    By tracing the traditional progression of rhetoric from the Greek Sophists to contemporary theorists, The History and Theory of Rhetoric illustrates how persuasive public discourse performs essential social functions and shapes our daily worlds. Students gain a conceptual framework for evaluating…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

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