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  • Education between Speech and Writing

    Crossing the Boundaries of Dao and Deconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Ruyu Hung

    This unique book explores how graphocentrism affects Chinese education and culture. It moves away from the contemporary educational practices in China of following the Western model of phonocentrism, to demonstrate that each perspective interacts and counteracts with each other, creating a dialogue…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Translingualism

    After Englishes, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • A Study of the Logbara (Ma'di) Language

    Grammar and Vocabulary, 1st Edition

    By J. P. Crazzolara

    In the mid 20th century the people known as the Logbara were a diverse collection of groups fleeing from different parts and having different socail and political affiliations - essentially refugees in search of a new home. At the time that this book was originally published in 1960, existing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • The Semiotics of Movement in Space

    1st Edition

    By Robert James McMurtrie

    The Semiotics of Movement in 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 analyses and interprets movement and space relations to highlight new developments and applications of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Project-Based Language Learning with Technology

    Learner Collaboration in an EFL Classroom in Japan, 1st Edition

    By Michael Thomas

    This book highlights the ways in which insights from technology-mediated project-based language learning research can contribute to our understanding of both learner interaction in specific cultural contexts but also of the role of technology in language learning more generally. The volume situates…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Applied Linguistics

  • Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation

    1st Edition

    By Mark Shuttleworth

    Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation presents a multilingual examination of the translation of metaphors. Mark Shuttleworth explores this facet of translation and develops a theoretically nuanced description of the procedures that translators have recourse to when translating…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Language and Cultural Practices in Communities and Schools

    Bridging Learning for Students from Non-Dominant Groups, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inmaculada M. García-Sánchez, Marjorie Faulstich Orellana

    Drawing on sociocultural theories of learning, this book examines how the everyday language practices and cultural funds of knowledge of youth from non-dominant or minoritized groups can be used as centerpoints for classroom learning in ways that help all students both to sustain and expand their…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge

  • The Changing Role of the Interpreter

    Contextualising Norms, Ethics and Quality Standards, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Biagini, Michael S. Boyd, Claudia Monacelli

    This volume provides a critical examination of quality in the interpreting profession by deconstructing the complex relationship between professional norms and ethical considerations in a variety of sociocultural contexts. Over the past two decades the profession has compelled scholars and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Multilingual Brazil

    Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher

    This book brings together cutting edge work by Brazilian researchers on multilingualism in Brazil for an English-speaking readership in one comprehensive volume. Divided into five sections, each with its own introduction, tying together the themes of the book, the volume charts a course for a new…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Conflict, Culture and Communication

    1st Edition

    By Stefanie Stadler

    Conflict, Culture and Communication provides a coherent, research-informed overview of conflict and intercultural communication. Aimed at encouraging and enabling conflict prevention, this book contributes to a better understanding of the factors that create, foster and exacerbate conflict in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Word Choice Errors

    A Descriptive Linguistics Approach, 1st Edition

    By Gulsat Aygen, Sarah Eastlund

    American English has many word pairs and trios that are alike enough to be confusing. Word Choice Errors provides a novel way to empower writers of all levels to cut through the confusion to understand which word to use and why that’s the word to use. Written in a user-friendly style, grounded in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Business of Words

    Wordsmiths, Linguists, and Other Language Workers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crispin Thurlow

    The Business of Words examines the practices of ‘high-end’ language workers or wordsmiths where we find words being professionally designed, institutionally managed, and, inevitably, objectified for status and profit. Aligned with existing work on language and political economy in critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge

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