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Translating for the Community

Taibi, Mustapha.
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(2018)  | 9781783099122 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 10/12/2017
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Written by translation practitioners, teachers and researchers, this editedvolume is a much-needed contribution to the under-researched area of communitytranslation. Its chapters outline the specific nature and challenges ofcommunity translation (e.g. language policies, language variation within targetcommunities,...

Language beyond the classroom : a guide to community-based learning for world language programs.

Purdy, Jann.
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(2018)  | 9781527503830 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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"Language beyond the Classroom is an edited volume of essays that offers detailed, how-to guides for developing, implementing, and evaluating service-learning programs for a variety of languages. Contributions here present civic-engagement programs for several languages, including French, German, Russian,...

Heritage and School Language Literacy Development in Migrant Children: Interdependence or Independence?

Berthele, Raphael. Lambelet, Amelia.
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(2018)  | 9781783099030 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | pbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 10/12/2017
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This book discusses literacy development in heritage language speakers andpresents the results of four different quantitative studies that investigate thetransfer of literacy skills in bi- and multilingual language development. Theempirical studies focus on different populations of pupils, most of them...

Of Stigmatology: Punctuation as Experience

Szendy, Peter.
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(2018)  | 9780823278121 | Fordham University Press | pbk. | book | 184pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Of Stigmatology elaborates for the first time a general theory of punctuation.Beginning with punctuation marks in the common sense, Peter Szendy goes on totrace the effects of punctuation more broadly, arguing that looking and hearingare not passive acts of reception, but themselves punctuate the images...

Of Stigmatology: Punctuation as Experience

Szendy, Peter.
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(2018)  | 9780823278114 | Fordham University Press | hbk. | book | 184pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Of Stigmatology elaborates for the first time a general theory of punctuation.Beginning with punctuation marks in the common sense, Peter Szendy goes on totrace the effects of punctuation more broadly, arguing that looking and hearingare not passive acts of reception, but themselves punctuate the images...

Humanidades hisp√°nicas : lengua, cultura y literatura en los estudios graduados.

Marcos, Marín Francisco. Sánchez, Díez Alicia.
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(2018)  | 9781433144554 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Humanidades hisp√°nicas : lengua, cultura y literatura en los estudios graduados.

Marcos, Marín Francisco. Sánchez, Díez Alicia.
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(2018)  | 9781433144622 | Peter Lang Publishing | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Contemporary trends in hispanic and lusophone linguistics : selected papers from the hispanic linguistic symposium 2015.

MacDonald, Jonathan E.
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(2018)  | 9789027200013 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 386pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Contemporary Trends in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics offers a panorama of current research into multiple varieties of Spanish from several different regions (Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, Costa Rica, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Honduras), Catalan, Brazilian Portuguese, as well as varieties in contact...

On understanding grammar : revised edition.

Givón, T.
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(2018)  | 9789027212528 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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In his foreword to the original edition of this classic of functionalism, typology and diachrony, Dwight Bolinger wrote: "I foresee it as one of the truly prizes statements of our current knowledge...a book about understanding done with deep understanding - of language and its place in Nature and in...

Ichishkíin Sinwit Yakama / Yakima Sahaptin Dictionary

Beavert, Virginia. Hargus, Sharon L. Beavert, Virginia R.
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(2018)  | 9780295997933 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 576pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Sahaptin, or Ichishkíin Sínwit (literally, "this language"), is a Plateau Penutian language spoken in south-central Washington and northern Oregon. This dictionary documents the dialect of Sahaptin that is spoken by the Yakama people. Ichishkíin Sínwit Yakama / Yakima Sahaptin Dictionary is the first...

Descriptor revision : belief change through direct choice.

Hansson, Sven Ove.
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(2017)  | 9783319530604 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 239pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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This book provides a critical examination of how the choice of what to believe is represented in the standard model of belief change. In particular the use of possible worlds and infinite remainders as objects of choice is critically examined.Descriptors are introduced as a versatile tool for expressing...

Sonic signatures.

Lindsey, Geoff. Nevins, Andrew.
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(2017)  | 9789027208316 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 332pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Sonic Signatures is devoted to the representation of sound patterns and sound structures across a diverse range of typologically distinct languages with the overall aim of understanding the nature of linguistic data structures from a principled balance between representational economy and the interfaces...

Language Shift in Southern New England: Morphosyntactic Variation in Franco-American French

Stelling, Louis Edward.
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(2017)  | 9781433115226 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 11/12/2017
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Although the Franco-American communities of Southbridge, Massachusetts, andWoonsocket, Rhode Island, have much in common historically, the shift fromFrench to English has advanced to differing degrees in the two locations. Inthis book, Louis Edward Stelling explores morphosyntactic variation and theadvance...

The dawn of dutch : language contact in the western low countries before 1200.

de, Vaan Michiel.
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(2017)  | 9789027200204 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 631pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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The Low Countries are famous for their radically changing landscape over the last 1,000 years. Like the landscape, the linguistic situation has also undergone major changes. In Holland, an early form of Frisian was spoken until, very roughly, 1100, and in parts of North Holland it disappeared even later....

Second language testing for student evaluation and classroom research.

Gorsuch, Greta. Griffee, Dale.
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(2017)  | 9781641130127 | Information Age Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Second language testing for student evaluation and classroom research.

Gorsuch, Greta. Griffee, Dale.
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(2017)  | 9781641130110 | Information Age Publishing | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Bilingualism : a framework for understanding the mental lexicon.

Goral, Mira. Libben, Gary. Libben, Maya.
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(2017)  | 9789027243775 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 270pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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In the world today, bilingualism is more common than monolingualism. Thus, the default mental lexicon may in fact be the bilingual lexicon. More than ever, social and technological innovation have created a situation in which lexical knowledge may change dramatically throughout an individual's lifetime....

Fast-Forwarding with Audiovisual Translation

D√≠az Cintas, Jorge. Nikoli√¶, Kristijan. D√ɬ≠az, Cintas Jorge. Nikoli√Ą‚Ä°, Kristijan. Cintas, Jorge Diaz. Nikolic, Kristijan.
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(2017)  | 9781783099368 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 10/12/2017
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This edited collection offers a rounded vision of some of the ways in whichaudiovisual translation (AVT) can be approached from an academic, professionaland educational point of view. The studies provide a stimulating andthought-provoking account of some of the most representative themes that arecurrently...

Language Acquisition at the Interfaces: Proceedings of GALA 2015

Choi, Jiyoung. Demirdache, Hamida. Lungu, Oana. Voeltzel, Laurence. , Choi, Jiyoung. Demirdache, Hamida. Lungu, Oana. Voeltzel, Laurence.
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(2017)  | 9781527503366 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 345pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This volume is a collection of papers presented at the 12th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition Conference held at the University of Nantes, France, in 2015. Language acquisition, a field of inquiry that has witnessed continuous growth during the past four decades, is central to building a...

The Acquisition of Verbs at the Syntax-Semantics Interface: Early Predicates

Lorusso, Paolo.
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(2017)  | 9781527503335 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 285pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This book presents theoretical and experimental analyses of the nature of early verbs. At around the age of two years old, children start to combine words and produce their first verbs. Verbal items appear later than nouns in a child’s speech and refer to the relational concepts in the world that are...

Undergraduate ELT in Sri Lanka: Policy, Practice and Perspectives for South Asia

Attanayake, U. Asantha. Attanayake, Asantha U.
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(2017)  | 9781527503083 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 330pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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The book looks into the South Asian experience of English language education in the first decade of the 21st century by examining its policies, practices and perspectives in Sri Lanka. It discusses the evolution of English from the language of administration of the former South Asian colony up to its...

The Internal Structure of Personal Pronouns

Carvalho, Danniel.
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(2017)  | 9781527503120 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 145pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This book explores the internal structure of personal pronouns in Brazilian Portuguese, with a special emphasis on the first-person singular, which exhibits severe syncretism in this language. This study is an investigation into the formative features of pronouns in Brazilian Portuguese and their relationship...

A Guide to Italian Language and Culture for English-Speaking Learners of Italian: La Dolce Italia

Renzi, Barbara. , Renzi, Barbara.
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(2017)  | 9781527503038 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | pbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This Italian textbook is divided into two parts. The first consists of texts and dialogues, which help the reader to have fun while learning Italian. This section is also peppered with grammar lessons. The second part uses a number of photos, which encourage students to speak about what they see. Its...

Metonymy and Word-Formation: Their Interactions and Complementation

Brdar, Mario.
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(2017)  | 9781527503205 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 259pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This book deals with the interplay between word-formation and metonymy. It shows that, like metaphor, metonymy interacts in important ways with morphological structure, but also warns us against a virtually unconstrained conception of metonymy. The central claim here is that word-formation and metonymy...

Nature, metaphor, culture : cultural conceptualisations in hungarian folksongs.

Baranyiné, Kóczy Judit.
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(2017)  | 9789811057526 | Springer | hbk. | book | xx, 232pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book analyses the emotional message of Hungarian folksongs from a Cultural Linguistic perspective, employing a wide range of empirical devices. It combines theoretical notions with analytical devices and has a multidisciplinary essence: it relies on the latest Cultural Linguistic findings, employing...

Third Age Learners of Foreign Languages

Gabrys-Barker, Danuta. Gabry√Ö‚Äļ-Barker, Danuta.
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(2017)  | 9781783099405 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 10/12/2017
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People are increasingly reaching the so-called third age, a period when seniorssearch for a renewed purpose to life and spend time undertaking activities thatthey consider motivating, such as the learning of a foreign language. The studyof language learning among aging populations has become a fast-growing...

A lexical semantic study of chinese opposites.

Ding, Jing.
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(2017)  | 9789811061837 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 135pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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List of Figures page viiList of Tables viii1. Introduction 11.1 Motivations 11.2 Research Questions 11.3 Organization of Chapters 22. Literature Review 32.1 Definition and Categorization 32.2 Some Properties of Being Opposites 53. Opposites in Constructions 103.1 Research Question 103.2 Methodology,...

Reading with Writing in Mind: A Guide for Middle and High School Educators

Charron, Nancy. Fenton, Marilyn. Harris, Margaret.
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(2017)  | 9781475840049 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 140pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Good writing begins with good reading. This book is written on the premise thatstudents must embrace reading as a part of the full process of good writing. Itmay be used by classroom teachers (Grades 6-12) individually or collectively asmembers of a professional learning community, by pre-service teachers...

Innovations in English Language Teaching in India: Trends in Language Pedagogy and Technology

Dalal, Garima. Gulati, Varun.
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(2017)  | 9781498552813 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 172pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Innovations in English Language Teaching: Trends in Language Pedagogy andTechnology looks at the various trends and innovations that have emergedrecently in the field of English Language Teaching. It gives an overview of theinfluence of a rapid change in the use of technology in the English languageclassroom...

A handout on medical english for health professionals.

Làzaro, Hèctor Hernàndez. Ornia, Goretti Faya.
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(2017)  | 9781527500365 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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"This book offers a guide to medical English, and is addressed to healthcare professionals and students with an upper-intermediate level of English. It will also be useful as a handout for specialised English courses offered in medicine, nursing, and physiotherapy degrees, and can be used as a self-study...

Practices in intercultural language teaching and learning.

Ennis, Michael Joseph. Riley, Catherine Elizabeth.
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(2017)  | 9781527500310 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 175pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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"This volume responds to the growing need for intercultural approaches to teaching and learning languages. The central premise is that the aim of intercultural language teaching and learning is to foster effective communication and effective learning in spaces between cultures in order to prepare leaners...

Studies in language variation and change 2 : shifts and turns in the history of english.

Delesse, Catherine. Louviot, Elise.
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(2017)  | 9781527500303 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 260pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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"This collection of eleven essays traces the complex paths of change taken by the English language in its long history, from its Indo-European origins to the present day. Just like any other language, English is a complex system made up of several interconnected sub-systems lexical, syntactical, phonological,...

Interaction process and chinese efl learners' proficiency development : a cognitive and interactionist approach.

Gu, Shanshan.
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(2017)  | 9789811068348 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 156pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book provides readers a better understanding of the interaction-learning relationship in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) context. It introduces theories on input, output, and learners’ internal mechanisms, and presents the pedagogical implications of how to adapt focus-on-form instruction...

Reading with Writing in Mind: A Guide for Middle and High School Educators

Charron, Nancy. Fenton, Marilyn. Harris, Margaret.
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(2017)  | 9781475840056 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 140pp | Availability last checked: 2/12/2017
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Good writing begins with good reading. This book is written on the premise thatstudents must embrace reading as a part of the full process of good writing. Itmay be used by classroom teachers (Grades 6-12) individually or collectively asmembers of a professional learning community, by pre-service teachers...

Technology-assisted esl acquisition and development for nontraditional learners.

Khadimally, Seda.
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(2017)  | 9781522532231 | Information Science Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Crosslinguistic Encounters in Language Acquisition: Typical and Atypical Development

M√ľller, Nicole. Babatsouli, Elena. Ingram, David. Muller, Nicole. M√ɬľller, Nicole.
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(2017)  | 9781783099085 | Channel View Publications | hbk. | book | 328pp | Availability last checked: 8/12/2017
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This book presents diverse, original research studies on typical and atypicalchild language acquisition in monolingual, bilingual and bi-dialectal settings,with a focus on development, assessment and research methodology. Languagesinvestigated in the studies include underrepresented languages, such...

English-Medium Instruction in Japanese Higher Education: Policy, Challenges and Outcomes

BRADFORD, Brown. , Bradford, Annette. Brown, Howard.
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(2017)  | 9781783098941 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 25/11/2017
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English-Medium Instruction in Japanese Higher Education provides a touchstonefor higher education practitioners, researchers and policy makers. It enablesreaders to more clearly understand why policies concerning English-mediuminstruction (EMI) are in place in Japan, how EMI is being implemented, whatchallenges...

Linguistics and the Parts of the Mind: Or How to Build a Machine Worth Talking To

Hamblin, C.L. , Staines, Phillip.
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(2017)  | 9781527502925 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 185pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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The study of language has always been closely allied to the study of philosophy. This book starts from a criticism of the neglect by linguists of the study of ‚Äúmacrolinguistics‚ÄĚ‚ÄĒthe nature and rules of sequence in dialogue of the larger linguistic units, such as statements, questions, retractions, various...

Testing Academic Language Proficiency

Mezzadri, Marco.
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(2017)  | 9781527502949 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 140pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book focuses on the development of the process of teaching and assessing foreign language competence for study purposes in a pluricultural and plurilingual context. It addresses not only the individual who is learning the language for academic purposes (LAP), but also other stakeholders, like teachers,...

Developing Intercultural Perspectives on Language Use: Exploring Pragmatics and Culture in Foreign Language Learning

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(2017)  | 9781783099313 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 10/12/2017
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Many language teachers recognise the importance of integrating interculturallearning into language learning, but how this can be best achieved is not alwaysapparent. This is particularly the case in foreign language learning contextswhere teachers are working with a prescribed textbook and opportunities...

Making way in corpus-based interpreting studies.

Bendazzoli, Claudio. Defrancq, Bart. Russo, Mariachiara.
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(2017)  | 9789811061981 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 215pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book presents a collection of state-of-the-art work in corpus-based interpreting studies, highlighting international research on the properties of interpreted speech, based on naturalistic interpreting data. Interpreting research has long been hampered by the lack of naturalistic data that would...

Varieties of alternatives : focus particles and wh-expressions in mandarin.

Liu, Mingming.
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(2017)  | 9789811062070 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 174pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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Chapter¬†1. Introduction1.1. The Cast of Characters¬†1.2. Main Themes¬†1.3. Overview of Things to Come¬†Chapter 2. Background2.1. Semantic Assumptions2.2. Syntactic AssumptionsChapter 3. Varieties of Alternatives: Mandarin Focus Particles3.1. Introduction¬†3.2. Deriving ‚ÄėAmbiguities‚Äô through Alternatives3.3....

Untranslating Machines: A Genealogy for the Ends of Global Thought

Lezra, Jacques.
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(2017)  | 9781786605085 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 222pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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On what basis can we establish an alternative to the unifying of culturesbrought about by economic globalization? When ideas, like objects and words, canbe translated and marketed everywhere, what forms of critique are available?Straddling the fields of political philosophy, comparative literature,...

The nature of variation in tone sandhi patterns of shanghai and wuxi wu.

Yan, Hanbo.
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(2017)  | 9789811061806 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxii, 144pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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Chapter I Introduction to Tone Sandhi Varation1.1 Background and Purpose 1.2 Overview of the Dissertation 1.3 Significance of the Dissertation 1.4 Variation in Phonology 1.5 Variation in Tone Sandhi Chapter II Shanghai and Wuxi Tone Sandhi 2.1 Shanghai Tone Sandhi Patterns 2.2 Wuxi Tone Sandhi Patterns...

Pronouns in embedded contexts at the syntax-semantics interface.

Grosz, Patrick Georg. Patel-Grosz, Pritty. Zobel, Sarah.
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(2017)  | 9783319567044 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 247pp | Availability last checked: 9/11/2017
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Introduction; Pritty Patel-Grosz, Patrick Grosz, and Sarah Zobel.- Direct Variable Binding and Agreement in Obligatory Control; Idan Landau.- Intentional Identity as a Transparency Phenomenon; Daniel Tiskin.- Pronoun Use in Finnish Reported Speech and Free Indirect Discourse: Effects of Logophoricity;...

Studies on variation in portuguese.

Barbosa, Pilar. da, Conceição de Paiva Maria. Rodrigues, Celeste.
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(2017)  | 9789027258137 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 351pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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Studies on Variation in Portuguese offers a collection of studies on a range of variable phenomena attested within and across varieties of Portuguese. The volume starts out with an overview of current issues in the study of intralinguistic variation and is divided in two parts. Part 1 is dedicated to...

Language in research and teaching : proceedings from the cals conference 2016.

Brala-Vukanovic, Marija. Hrvatsko, drustvo za primijenjenu lingvistiku Staff. Memisevic, Anita.
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(2017)  | 9783631733752 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Narrative absorption.

B√°lint, Katalin. Doicaru, Miruna M. Hakemulder, Frank. Kuijpers, Moniek M. Tan, Ed S.
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(2017)  | 9789027234162 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 329pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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Narrative Absorption brings together research from the social sciences and Humanities to solve a number of mysteries: Most of us will have had those moments, of being totally absorbed in a book, a movie, or computer game. Typically we do not have any idea about how we ended up in such a state. Nor do...

Developing Intercultural Perspectives on Language Use: Exploring Pragmatics and Culture in Foreign Language Learning

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(2017)  | 9781783099320 | Channel View Publications | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 8/12/2017
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Many language teachers recognise the importance of integrating interculturallearning into language learning, but how this can be best achieved is not alwaysapparent. This is particularly the case in foreign language learning contextswhere teachers are working with a prescribed textbook and opportunities...

Lexical polycategoriality : cross-linguistic, cross-theoretical and language acquisition approaches.

Vapnarsky, Valentina. Veneziano, Edy.
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(2017)  | 9789027259479 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 493pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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This book presents a collection of chapters on the nature, flexibility and acquisition of lexical categories. These long-debated issues are looked at anew by exploring the hypothesis of lexical polycategoriality -according to which lexical forms are not fully, or univocally, specified for lexical category-...

Cameroon pidgin english : a comprehensive grammar.

Ayafor, Miriam. Green, Melanie J.
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(2017)  | 9789027238269 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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Cameroon Pidgin English (CPE) is an English-lexified Atlantic expanded pidgin/creole spoken in some form by an estimated 50% of Cameroon's population, primarily in the anglophone west regions, but also in urban centres throughout the country. Primarily a spoken language, CPE enjoys a vigorous oral presence...

Compositionality and concepts in linguistics and psychology.

Hampton, James A. Winter, Yoad.
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(2017)  | 9783319459752 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 337pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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By highlighting relations between experimental and theoretical work, this volume explores new ways of addressing one of the central challenges in the study of language and cognition. The articles bring together work by leading scholars and younger researchers in psychology, linguistics and philosophy....

Perspectives on the architecture and acquisition of syntax : essays in honour of r. amritavalli.

Balusu, Rahul. Raman, Gayathri. Sengupta, Gautam. Sircar, Shruti.
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(2017)  | 9789811042942 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 269pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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This festschrift volume brings together important contributions by expert syntacticians across the globe on tense and finiteness, adjectives, dative and ergative case, acquisition of case, and other topics both within the domain of Dravidian linguistics and in the broader theoretical understanding of...

Advances in swearing research : new languages and new contexts.

Beers, Fägersten Kristy. Stapleton, Karyn.
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(2017)  | 9789027256874 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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Any behavior that arouses, as swearing does, controversy, disagreement, disdain, shock, and indignation as often as it imbues passion, sincerity, intimacy, solidarity, and jocularity should be an obvious target of in-depth scholarship. Rigorous, scholarly investigation of the practice of swearing acknowledges...

Teaching dialogue interpreting : research-based proposals for higher education.

Cirillo, Letizia. Niemants, Natacha.
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(2017)  | 9789027258854 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 407pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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Teaching Dialogue Interpreting is one of the very few book-length contributions that cross the research-to-training boundary in dialogue interpreting. The volume is innovative in at least three ways. First, it brings together experts working in areas as diverse as business interpreting, court interpreting,...

Textual and contextual voices of translation.

Alvstad, Cecilia. Greenall, Annjo K. Jansen, Hanne. Taivalkoski-Shilov, Kristiina.
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(2017)  | 9789027258847 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 274pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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The notion of voice has been used in a number of ways within Translation Studies. Against the backdrop of these different uses, this book looks at the voices of translators, authors, publishers, editors and readers both in the translations themselves and in the texts that surround these translations....

Teaching Intercultural Competence Across the Age Range: From Theory to Practice

WAGNER, Conlon Perugini. , Byram, Michael. Conlon, Perugini Dorie. Wagner, Manuela. Perugini, Dorie Conlon.
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(2017)  | 9781783098903 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 22/11/2017
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This ground-breaking book is the first to describe in detail how teachers,supported by university educators and education advisers, might plan andimplement innovative ideas based on sound theoretical foundations. Focusing onthe teaching and learning of intercultural communicative competence in foreignlanguage...

Teaching Intercultural Competence Across the Age Range: From Theory to Practice

WAGNER, Conlon Perugini. , Byram, Michael. Conlon, Perugini Dorie. Wagner, Manuela. Perugini, Dorie Conlon.
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(2017)  | 9781783098897 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 22/11/2017
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This ground-breaking book is the first to describe in detail how teachers,supported by university educators and education advisers, might plan andimplement innovative ideas based on sound theoretical foundations. Focusing onthe teaching and learning of intercultural communicative competence in foreignlanguage...

Cultivating Adolescent Literacy: Standards, Strategies, and Performance Tasks for Improving Reading and Writing

BERRY, Gregory ED D.
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(2017)  | 9781475838107 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 172pp | Availability last checked: 31/10/2017
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This book offers middle and high school teachers useful suggestions andstrategies for cultivating literacy in their classrooms, focusing primarily onthe key skills of reading and writing. It discusses the nature ofstandards-based education and emphasizes the power and importance of goodliterature in...

Cultivating Adolescent Literacy: Standards, Strategies, and Performance Tasks for Improving Reading and Writing

BERRY, Gregory ED D.
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(2017)  | 9781475838114 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 172pp | Availability last checked: 31/10/2017
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This book offers middle and high school teachers useful suggestions andstrategies for cultivating literacy in their classrooms, focusing primarily onthe key skills of reading and writing. It discusses the nature ofstandards-based education and emphasizes the power and importance of goodliterature in...

Testing lecture comprehension through listening-to-summarize tasks : the trio of task demands, cognitive processes and language competence.

Wang, Haiping.
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(2017)  | 9789811062018 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 207pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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This book explores the effectiveness of listen-to-summarize tasks as a tool to assess lecture comprehension ability. It especially focuses on listen-to-summarize tasks that represent listeners’ meaning building and the discourse construction of the lecture for listening assessment purposes. It discusses...

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