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  • Translation and Style

    2nd Edition

    By Jean Boase-Beier

    Style plays a major role in the translation of literary, as well as non-literary texts, and Translation and Style offers an updated survey of this highly interdisciplinary area of translation studies. Jean Boase-Beier examines a variety of disciplines and theoretical approaches including stylistics…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Translation Theories Explored

  • Translation and Multimodality

    Beyond Words, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Boria, Ángeles Carreres, Maria Noriega-Sánchez, Marcus Tomalin

    Translation and Multimodality: Beyond Words is one of the first books to explore how translation needs to be redefined and reconfigured in contexts where multiple modes of communication, such as writing, images, gesture, and music, occur simultaneously. Bringing together world-leading experts in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 

  • Assessing English for Professional Purposes

    1st Edition

    By Ute Knoch, Susy Macqueen

    Assessing English for Professional Purposes provides a state-of-the-art account of the various kinds of language assessments used to determine people’s ability to function linguistically in the workplace. At a time when professional expertise is increasingly mobile and diverse, with highly trained…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 

  • Making Sense of "Bad English"

    An Introduction to Language Attitudes and Ideologies, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Peterson

    Why is it that some ways of using English are considered "good" and others considered "bad"? Why are certain forms of language termed elegant, eloquent or refined, whereas others are deemed uneducated, coarse, or inappropriate? Making Sense of "Bad English" is an accessible introduction to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Sign Language Pedagogy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Russell S. Rosen

    The Routledge Handbook of Sign Language Pedagogy is the first reference of its kind, presenting contributions from leading experts in the field of sign language pedagogy. The Handbook fills a significant gap in the growing field of sign language pedagogy; compiling all essential aspects of current…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge Language Handbooks

  • An Overview of Chinese Translation Studies at the Beginning of the 21st Century

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Weixiao Wei

    An Overview of Chinese Translation Studies at the Beginning of the 21st Century presents and analyses over 100,000 bibliographic notes contained within a large academic database focusing on translation within China. Exploring Chinese translation studies two decades before and after the year 2000,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Translation

  • Describing Prescriptivism

    Usage guides and usage problems in British and American English, 1st Edition

    By Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade

    Describing Prescriptivism provides a topical and thought-provoking analysis of linguistic prescriptivism in British and American English, from a historical as well as present-day perspective. Focusing on usage guides and usage problems, the book takes a three-fold approach to present an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28 

  • Statistics for Linguists: An Introduction Using R

    1st Edition

    By Bodo Winter

    Statistics for Linguistics: An Introduction Using R is the first statistics textbook on linear models for linguistics. The book covers simple uses of linear models through generalized models to more advanced approaches, maintaining its focus on conceptual issues and avoiding excessive…

    Paperback – 2019-10-11 

  • Introducing Language and Intercultural Communication

    2nd Edition

    By Jane Jackson

    Introducing Language and Intercultural Communication is a lively and accessible introduction for undergraduates who are new to the study of intercultural communication, with a particular emphasis on the language dimension. Incorporating real-life examples from around the world and drawing on…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10 

  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Mona Baker, Gabriela Saldanha

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies remains the most authoritative reference work for students and scholars interested in engaging with the phenomenon of translation in all its modes and in relation to a wide range of theoretical and methodological traditions. This new edition…

    Hardback – 2019-10-03 

  • Teaching and Researching Reading

    Third Edition, 1st Edition

    By William Grabe, Fredricka L. Stoller

    Now in its third edition, Teaching and Researching Reading charts the field of reading (first and second language) systematically and coherently for the benefit of language teaching practitioners, students, and researchers. This volume provides background on how reading works and how reading…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Applied Linguistics in Action

  • A Thesaurus of African Languages

    A Classified and Annotated Inventory of the Spoken Languages of Africa With an Appendix on Their Written Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Mann, David Dalby

    Originally published in 1987, this thesaurus is concerned with the spoken languages of Africa. Languages are grouped into a relatively large number of sets and subsets within which the relationship of languages to one another is locally apparent and uncontroversial. The volume presents the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

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