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  • Metalinguistic Awareness and Second Language Acquisition

    1st Edition

    By Karen Roehr-Brackin

    Metalinguistic Awareness and Second Language Acquisition is the first book to present an in-depth overview of metalinguistic awareness as it relates to SLA. In this volume, Roehr-Brackin discusses metalinguistic awareness in the context of both child and adult language learning, and outlines the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge
    Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

  • Rhetorics of Names and Naming

    1st Edition

    Edited by Star Medzerian Vanguri

    This volume takes up rhetorical approaches to our primarily linguistic understanding of how names work, considering how theories of materiality in rhetoric enrich conceptions of the name as word or symbol and help explain the processes of name bestowal, accumulation, loss, and theft. Contributors…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on Intercultural Language Research and Teaching

    Exploring Learners’ Understandings of Texts from Other Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Melina Porto, Michael Byram

    Illustrated by an empirical study of English as a Foreign Language reading in Argentina, this book argues for a different approach to the theoretical rationales and methodological designs typically used to investigate cultural understanding in reading, in particular foreign language reading. It…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Dialogue in Places of Learning

    Youth Amplified in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Adam Cooper

    Showing how youth from one of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in Cape Town, South Africa, learn differently in three educational contexts— in classrooms, in a community hip hop crew, on a youth radio show—this book illuminates how South African schools, like schools elsewhere, subtly…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Discourse and Democracy

    Critical Analysis of the Language of Government, 1st Edition

    By Michael Farrelly

    In this new study, Farrelly gives a critical examination of democracy as it is conceived and practiced in contemporary advanced liberal nations.  The received wisdom on democracy is probelmatized through a close analysis of discourse in combination with critical theories of democracy and of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • The Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Todd Ruecker, Deborah Crusan

    Reflecting the internationalization of the field of second language writing, this book focuses on political aspects and pedagogical issues of writing instruction and testing in a global context. High-stakes assessment impacts the lives of second language (L2) writers and their teachers around the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Consciousness, Language, and Self

    Psychoanalytic, Linguistic, and Anthropological Explorations of the Dual Nature of Mind, 1st Edition

    By Michael Robbins

    Consciousness, Language, and Self proposes that the human self is innately bilingual. Conscious mind includes two qualitatively distinct mental processes, each of which uses the same formal elements of language differently. The "mother tongue," the language of primordial consciousness, begins in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Language, Gender and Childhood (1985)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn Steedman, Cathy Urwin, Valerie Walkerdine

    First published in 1985, this book brings together recent work on women and children from the nineteenth-century to the present. The contributors explore in different ways, and from different points of view, the way in which issues of language have been — and are still — central to the history of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • Applying Linguistics

    Language and the Impact Agenda, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan McIntyre, Hazel Price

    Applying Linguistics: Language and the Impact Agenda explores the challenges of demonstrating the socio-cultural and economic impact of research in linguistics. The chapters provide critical discussion of the concept of impact, as well as an examination of both the constraints and opportunities of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Grammatical Theory

    A Consensus View of Syntax and Morphology, 1st Edition

    By D. J. Allerton

    The aim of this book, first published in 1979, is to provide a sound basic introduction to the study of grammar within linguistics. The work concentrates primarily on the core of grammatical theory rather than a single narrow theoretical viewpoint. After introductory chapters on the study of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

  • Thematic Theory in Syntax and Interpretation

    1st Edition

    By Robin Clark

    In recent years, lexical argument structure, in the guise of thematic roles, has come to play an increasingly important part in syntactic theory. The first part of this book, first published in 1990, explores the interplay between thematic role assignment and movement processes, with particular…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

  • Descriptive Syntax and the English Verb

    1st Edition

    By David Kilby

    Intended for advanced students and researchers in linguistics, Descriptive Syntax and the English Verb, first published in 1984, focuses on the syntax of the English verb and notions of tense/aspect, transivity, passive, phrasal verb constructions, nominalisations and complement sentence types are…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

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