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Language and speech in synchrony and diachrony : papers from an international linguistics conference.

Klikushina, Tatiana G. Polenova, Galina T.
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(2017)  | 9781443886420 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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"This collection arises from the Fifth International Scientific Conference, "Language and Speech in Synchrony and Diachrony", held in Taganrog, Russia, devoted to the memory of Russian linguist and philosopher Professor P.V. Chesnokov. It examines the functioning of different levels of linguistic units...

Geographies of knowledge and imagination in 19th century philological research on northern europe.

Grage, Joachim. Mohnike, Thomas.
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(2017)  | 9781443886109 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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"Comparative philology was one of the most prolific fields of knowledge in the humanities during the 19th century. Based on the discovery of the Indo-European language family, it seemed to admit the reconstruction of a common history of European languages, and even mythologies, literatures, and people....

Translation and interpreting pedagogy in dialogue with other disciplines.

Angelelli, Claudia V. Colina, Sonia.
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(2017)  | 9789027242785 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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This volume offers a collection of original articles on the teaching of translation and interpreting, responding to the increased interest in this area not only within translation and interpreting studies but also in related fields. It contains empirical, theoretical and state-of-the-art original pieces...

Pedagogical innovations in foreign language learning via interlocutor familiarity.

Poteau, E. Christine.
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(2017)  | 9781443881678 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 155pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"Creating classroom spaces that allow for increased learner participation and lowered anxiety levels allows for an inclusive learning environment. Continuing collaborative efforts to challenge theories and further test methodologies by drawing upon research studies helps researchers and educators to...

Translation and the Arts in Modern France

Stephens, Sonya. , Stephens, Sonya.
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(2017)  | 9780253026149 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 284pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Translation and the Arts in Modern France sits at the intersection oftransposition, translation, and ekphrasis, finding resonances in these areasacross periods, places, and forms. Within these contributions, questions ofcolonization, subjugation, migration, and exile connect Benin to Brittany, andpolitical...

Translation and the Arts in Modern France

Stephens, Sonya. , Stephens, Sonya.
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(2017)  | 9780253025630 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 284pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Translation and the Arts in Modern France sits at the intersection oftransposition, translation, and ekphrasis, finding resonances in these areasacross periods, places, and forms. Within these contributions, questions ofcolonization, subjugation, migration, and exile connect Benin to Brittany, andpolitical...

Handbook of quantifiers in natural language: volume ii.

Keenan, Edward L. Paperno, Denis.
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(2017)  | 9783319443287 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 1012pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Introduction by Edward L. Keenan, D. Paperno.- The Quantifier Questionnaire by Edward L. Keenan.- Quantification in American Sign Language by Natasha Abner, Ronnie Wilbur.- Quantification in Cantonese by Peppina Lee.- Chicasaw Quantifiers by Pamela Munro.- Quantifiers in Dan-Gw??taa (South Mande) by...

Language testing and assessment.

May, Stephen. Or, Iair. Shohamy, Elana.
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(2017)  | 9783319022604 | Springer | hbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | xxxiii, 461pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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In this third, fully revised edition, the 10 volume Encyclopedia of Language and Education offers the newest developments, including an entirely new volume of research and scholarly content, essential to the field of language teaching and learning in the age of globalization. In the selection of topics...

Complexity in Classroom Foreign Language Learning Motivation: A Practitioner Perspective from Japan

SAMPSON. Sampson, Richard J.
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(2017)  | 9781783098279 | Channel View Publications | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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This book explores how complex systems theory can contribute to theunderstanding of classroom language learner motivation through an extendedexamination of one particular, situated research project. Working from the livedexperience of the participants, the study describes how action research methodswere...

Contrastive analysis of discourse-pragmatic aspects of linguistic genres.

Aijmer, Karin. Lewis, Diana.
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(2017)  | 9783319545547 | Springer | hbk. | book | vii, 233pp | Availability last checked: 20/5/2017
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This volume will give readers insight into how genres are characterised by the patterns of frequency and distribution of linguistic features across a number of European languages. The material presented in this book will also stimulate further corpus-based contrastive research including more languages,...

Moving texts, migrating people and minority languages.

Borodo, Michał. House, Juliane. Wachowski, Wojciech.
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(2017)  | 9789811037993 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 165pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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In an age of migration, in a world deeply divided through cultural differences and in the context of ongoing efforts to preserve national and regional traditions and identities, the issues of language and translation are becoming absolutely vital. At the heart of these complex, intercultural interactions...

Handbook of Linguistic Annotation: "

Ide, Nancy.
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(2017)  | 9789402408799 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 1459pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Part One.-  Introduction, Nancy Ide and James Pustejovsky.- Designing annotation schemes: From theory to model, James Pustejovsky et al..- Designing annotation schemes: From model to representation, Nancy Ide et al..- Community standards, Nancy Ide, et al..- Creating annotations.- Overview of Annotation...

New Perspectives on Translanguaging and Education

Paulsrud, BethAnne. Rosen, Jenny. Straszer, Boglarka. Wedin, Asa. Rosén, Jenny. Straszer, Boglárka. Wedin, Åsa.
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(2017)  | 9781783097807 | Channel View Publications | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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This edited collection explores the immense potential of translanguaging ineducational settings and highlights teachers and students negotiating languageideologies in their everyday communicative practices. It makes a significantcontribution to scholarship on translanguaging and considers the need forpedagogy...

New Perspectives on Translanguaging and Education

Paulsrud, BethAnne. Rosen, Jenny. Straszer, Boglarka. Wedin, Asa. Rosén, Jenny. Straszer, Boglárka. Wedin, Åsa.
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(2017)  | 9781783097814 | Channel View Publications | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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This edited collection explores the immense potential of translanguaging ineducational settings and highlights teachers and students negotiating languageideologies in their everyday communicative practices. It makes a significantcontribution to scholarship on translanguaging and considers the need forpedagogy...

The Writing of Spirit: Soul, System, and the Roots of Language Science

Pourciau, Sarah. Pourciau, Sarah M.
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(2017)  | 9780823275632 | Fordham University Press | pbk. | book | 384pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Contemporary thought has been profoundly shaped by the turn toward synchronicmodels of explanation, which analyze phenomena as they appear at a singlemoment, rather than diachronically as they develop through time. Nowhere,however, has this transformation unfolded more influentially than in the domainof...

The Writing of Spirit: Soul, System, and the Roots of Language Science

Pourciau, Sarah. Pourciau, Sarah M.
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(2017)  | 9780823275625 | Fordham University Press | hbk. | book | 384pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Contemporary thought has been profoundly shaped by the turn toward synchronicmodels of explanation, which analyze phenomena as they appear at a singlemoment, rather than diachronically as they develop through time. Nowhere,however, has this transformation unfolded more influentially than in the domainof...

Morphogenesis of the sign : from morphodynamics to neurosciences.

Piotrowski, David.
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(2017)  | 9783319553238 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 299pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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This book develops a morphodynamical approach to linguistic and sign structures as an integrated response to multilevel and interrelated problems in semiolinguistic research. More broadly, the content is linked to the realities of living speech through a connection (via the concept of diacriticity)...

Empirical approaches to cognitive linguistics : analysing real-life data.

Luodonpaa-Manni, Milla. Penttila, Esa. Viimaranta, Johanna.
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(2017)  | 9781443873253 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"This collection takes a cognitive linguistic view on analyzing language and presents innovative contemporary Finnish research to the international audience. The volume brings together nine chapters presenting empirical case studies that rely on various kinds of corpus data and experimental data or...

Intercultural communicative competence in english language teaching in polish state colleges.

Romanowski, Piotr.
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(2017)  | 9781443873130 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 205pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"This volume provides a strong theoretical introduction to the field of intercultural communication, offering practical examples of classroom activities, as well as presenting empirical research which demonstrates that intercultural communicative competence (ICC) can be developed effectively in specially...

Contrastive Studies in Verbal Valency.

Cennamo, Michela. Hellan, Lars. Malchukov, Andrej.
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(2017)  | 9789027257208 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 484pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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This book comprises articles investigating valency phenomena on a contrastive basis within Romance, Germanic and Slavic, and also in Basque and in the West-African language Ga, as well as classical Greek and Sanskrit.

Beyond Age Effects in Instructional L2 Learning: Revisiting the Age Factor

Pfenninger, Simone E. Singleton, David.
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(2017)  | 9781783097623 | Channel View Publications | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 27/5/2017
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This book constitutes a holistic study of how and why late starters surpassearly starters in comparable instructional settings. Combining advancedquantitative methods with individual-level qualitative data, it examines therole of age of onset in the context of the Swiss multilingual educational systemand...

Beyond Age Effects in Instructional L2 Learning: Revisiting the Age Factor

Pfenninger, Simone E. Singleton, David.
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(2017)  | 9781783097616 | Channel View Publications | pbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 27/5/2017
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This book constitutes a holistic study of how and why late starters surpassearly starters in comparable instructional settings. Combining advancedquantitative methods with individual-level qualitative data, it examines therole of age of onset in the context of the Swiss multilingual educational systemand...

Reflections on translation theory : selected papers 1993 - 2014.

Chesterman, Andrew.
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(2017)  | 9789027258786 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 406pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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Originally published in different journals and collected volumes, these papers in conceptual analysis cover some central topics in translation theory and research: types of theory and hypothesis; causality and explanation; norms, strategies and so-called universals; translation sociology, and ethics....

Preparing Modern Languages Students for 'Difference': Going beyond Graduate Skills

Salin, Sandra. Whittle, Ruth.
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(2017)  | 9783034322386 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 266pp | Availability last checked: 19/5/2017
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This book informs and encourages aspiring lecturers and teaching staff in ModernLanguages who prepare students for using their language skills in and out of theclassroom. Drawing on pedagogical, psychological and language-specific conceptsof learning, the book illustrates how such concepts can enhance...

Crowdsourcing and online collaborative translations : expanding the limits of translation studies.

Jiménez-Crespo, Miguel A.
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(2017)  | 9789027258779 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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Crowdsourcing and online collaborative translations have emerged in the last decade to the forefront of Translation Studies as one of the most dynamic and unpredictable phenomena that has attracted a growing number of researchers. The popularity of this set of varied translational processes holds the...

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New Perspectives on Transfer in Second Language Learning

Yu, Liming. Odlin, Terence.
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(2015)  | 9781783094332 | Channel View Publications | hbk. | book | 272pp
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When people attempt to learn a new language, the language(s) they already knowcan help but also hinder their understanding or production of new forms. Thisphenomenon, known as language transfer, is the focus of this book. Thecollection offers new theoretical perspectives, some in the empirical studiesand...

Cognate Vocabulary in Language Acquisition and Use: Attitudes, Awareness, Activation

Otwinowska, Agnieszka.
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(2015)  | 9781783094387 | Channel View Publications | hbk. | book | 304pp
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This book brings together linguistic, psycholinguistic and educationalperspectives on the phenomenon of cognate vocabulary across languages. Itpresents a large-scale, long-term research project focusing on Polish-Englishcognates and their use by bilingual and multilingual learners/users of English.It...

 

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