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  • Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Robinson, Nick C. Ellis

    This cutting-edge volume describes the implications of Cognitive Linguistics for the study of second language acquisition (SLA). The first two sections identify theoretical and empirical strands of Cognitive Linguistics, presenting them as a coherent whole. The third section discusses the relevance…

    Paperback – 2008-02-25
    Routledge

  • The Indo-Aryan Languages

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Cardona, Danesh Jain

    The Indo-Aryan languages are spoken by at least 700 million people throughout India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldive Islands. They have a claim to great antiquity, with the earliest Vedic Sanskrit texts dating to the end of the second millennium B.C. With texts in Old…

    Paperback – 2007-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • The Turkic Languages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Éva Ágnes Csató Johanson, Lars Johanson

    The Turkic languages are spoken today in a vast geographical area from the Balkans to the Arctic Ocean and from South Iran to China. There are currently twenty languages in the group, the most important being Turkish. This is the first reference book to bring together detailed discussions of the…

    Paperback – 2006-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • The Dravidian Languages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanford B. Steever

    The Dravidian language family is the world’s fourth largest with over 220 million speakers. This authoritative reference is ideal both as an introduction to the language family and for linguists looking for new information, as well as for readers with a general interest in Dravidian and Indic…

    Paperback – 2006-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • The Uralic Languages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Abondolo

    The Uralic languages form a language family of around thirty languages spoken by about twenty million people. This book focuses on nineteen of the major Uralic languages from Estonian to Samoyedic and discusses their structure, history and development.…

    Paperback – 2006-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching Professionals in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kassem Wahba, Zeinab A. Taha, Liz England

    This landmark volume offers an introduction to the field of teaching Arabic as a foreign or second language. Recent growth in student numbers and the demand for new and more diverse Arabic language programs of instruction have created a need that has outpaced the ability of teacher preparation…

    Hardback – 2006-04-25
    Routledge

  • Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching Professionals in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kassem M. Wahba, Zeinab A. Taha, Liz England

    This landmark volume offers an introduction to the field of teaching Arabic as a foreign or second language. Recent growth in student numbers and the demand for new and more diverse Arabic language programs of instruction have created a need that has outpaced the ability of teacher preparation…

    Paperback – 2006-04-25
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eli Hinkel

    This landmark volume provides a broad-based, state-of-the-art overview of current knowledge and research into second language teaching and learning. Fifty-seven chapters are organized in eight thematic sections:*social contexts of second language learning;*research methodologies in…

    Paperback – 2005-01-03
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Language and Social Interaction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kristine L. Fitch, Robert E. Sanders

    This Handbook stands as the premier scholarly resource for Language and Social Interaction (LSI) subject matter and research, giving visibility and definition to this area of study and establishing a benchmark for the current state of scholarship. The Handbook identifies the five main…

    Paperback – 2004-11-01
    Psychology Press
    Routledge Communication Series

  • The Mongolic Languages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juha Janhunen

    Once the rulers of the largest land empire that has ever existed on earth, the historical Mongols of Chinggis Khan left a linguistic heritage which today survives in the form of more than a dozen different languages, collectively termed Mongolic. For general linguistic theory, the Mongolic…

    Hardback – 2003-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • The Slavonic Languages

    1st Edition

    By Professor Greville Corbett, Professor Bernard Comrie

    In this scholarly volume, each of the living Slavonic languages are analysed and described in depth, together with the two extinct languages - Old Church Slavonic and Polabian. In addition, the various alphabets of the Slavonic languages - particularly Roman, Cyrillic and Glagolitic - are discussed…

    Paperback – 2002-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • Concise Compendium of the World's Languages

    1st Edition

    By George L. Campbell

    From Afrikaans to Zulu, almost 100 languages from the comprehensive Compendium of the World's Languages are featured in this new concise version. Many articles have been revised. The Concise Compendium presents a detailed comparative study of the major and many of the lesser known languages of the…

    Paperback – 1998-04-09
    Routledge

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