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  • Early Word-learning in Mandarin and Cantonese

    Different Words for Different Worlds

    By Twila Z. Tardif

    First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • Teaching and Researching Language Learning Strategies

    Self-Regulation in Context, Second Edition

    By Rebecca L. Oxford

    Now in its second edition, Teaching and Researching Language Learning Strategies: Self-Regulation in Context charts the field systematically and coherently for the benefit of language learning practitioners, students, and researchers. This volume carries on the author's tradition of linking…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Applied Linguistics in Action

  • Practical Phonetics for Students of African Languages

    By D Westermann, Ida C. Ward

    First published in 1933, this book looks at the phonetics of African languages. It argues that a good grounding in phonetics and tone work is an indispensable preliminary to any one embarking on a study of African language and so provides the material necessary for this in a simple form. The…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Grammar of Japanese Mimetics

    Perspectives from structure, acquisition, and translation

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Linguistics

  • Collocations and other lexical combinations in Spanish

    Theoretical, lexicographical and applied perspectives

    Edited by Sergi Torner Castells, Elisenda Bernal Gallen

    This edited collection presents the state of the art in research related to lexical combinations and their restrictions in Spanish from a variety of theoretical approaches, ranging from Explanatory Combinatorial Lexicology to Distributed Morphology and Generative Lexicon Theory. Section 1…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Introducción a la lingüística hispánica actual

    teoría y práctica

    By Javier Munoz-Basols, Nina Moreno, Taboada Inma, Manel Lacorte

    Introducción a la lingüística hispánica actual: teoría y práctica has been specially designed for students of Spanish with little or no linguistic background, who need to understand the key concepts and constructs of Hispanic Linguistics. The book has been carefully crafted to introduce the reader…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge

  • The Semiotics of Movement and Space

    By Robert James McMurtrie

    The Semiotics of Movement and Space explores how people move through buildings and interact with objects in space. Focusing on visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, McMurtrie analyzes and interprets movement and space relations to highlight new developments and applications of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Orality and Translation

    Edited by Paul Bandia

    In the current context of globalization, relocation of cultures, and rampant technologizing of communication, orality has gained renewed interest across disciplines in the humanities and the social sciences. Orality has shed its once negative image as primitive, non-literate, and exotic, and has…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Studies in Hausa

    Language and Linguistics

    Edited by Graham Furniss, Philip J. Jaggar

    First published in 1988, this book is a landmark in the study of one of the major African languages: Hausa. Hausa is spoken by 40-50 million people, mostly in northern Nigeria, but also in communities stretching from Senegal to the Red Sea. It is a language taught on an international basis at major…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Languages of Ghana

    Edited by Mary E. Kropp Dakubu

    First published in 1988, this book provides an easily accessible handbook of knowledge about the languages of Ghana; their geographical distribution, their relationships with each other, the social patterns of their use, and their structures. Besides the general introduction, it contains chapters…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Crabb's English Synonyms (1916)

    Arranged Alphabetically with Complete Cross References Throughout

    By George Crabb

    First published in 1916, this edition of George Crabb’s English Synonyms — published a century after the original — contains the entirety of his most enduring work, from the detailed explanations of the chosen words to his style of presentation, which was followed as closely as the intervening…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Historical Sociolinguistics

    Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England, 2nd Edition

    By Terttu Nevalainen, Helena Raumolin-Brunberg

    Historical Sociolinguistics: Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England is the seminal text in the field of historical sociolinguistics. Demonstrating the real-world application of sociolinguistic research methodologies, this book examines the social factors which promoted linguistic changes in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

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