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Translating for the Community

Taibi, Mustapha.
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(2017)  | 9781783099122 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | pbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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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,...

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

Berthele, Raphael. Lambelet, Amelia.
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(2017)  | 9781783099047 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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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...

Translating for the Community

Taibi, Mustapha.
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(2017)  | 9781783099139 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 197.95 (inc. GST), AUD 179.95 (ex. GST),
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,...

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

Berthele, Raphael. Lambelet, Amelia.
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(2017)  | 9781783099030 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | pbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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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...

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...

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
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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...

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
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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
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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...

Language and technology.

May, Stephen. Thorne, Steven.
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(2017)  | 9783319022369 | Springer | hbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | xxxvii, 472pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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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...

Language policy and political issues in education.

May, Stephen. McCarty, Teresa.
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(2017)  | 9783319023434 | Springer | hbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | xxxvi, 563pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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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...

Handbook of quantifiers in natural language: volume II.

Keenan, Edward L. Paperno, Denis.
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(2017)  | 9783319443287 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 1010pp | Availability last checked: 31/7/2017
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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...

Identity and translation trouble.

Hostovà, Ivana.
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(2017)  | 9781443879064 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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"Besides providing a thorough overview of advances in the concept of identity in Translation Studies, the book brings together a variety of approaches to identity as seen through the prism of translation. Individual chapters are united by the topic and their predominantly cultural approach, but they...

Interpreting straw man argumentation : the pragmatics of quotation and reporting.

Macagno, Fabrizio. Walton, Douglas.
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(2017)  | 9783319625447 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 203pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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Introduction.- Using Quotations: Their Argumentative uses and Their Manipulations.- Communicative Intentions and Commitments.- Establishing Commitments between Ambiguity and Misquotation.- The Strategies of Misattribution of Commitments.- Evaluating Relevance and Commitments in Rhetorical Straw Man.-...

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

SAMPSON. Sampson, Richard J.
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(2017)  | 9781783098279 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 31/8/2017
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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...

Diachronic developments in english news discourse.

Palander-Collin, Minna. Ratia, Maura. Taavitsainen, Irma.
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(2017)  | 9789027200853 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 308pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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The history of English news discourse is characterised by intriguing multilevel developments, and the present cannot be separated from them. For example, audience engagement is by no means an invention of the digital age. This collection highlights major topics that range from newspaper genres like...

Approaches to hungarian : volume 15: papers from the 2015 leiden conference.

Lipták, Anikó. van, der Hulst Harry.
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(2017)  | 9789027204851 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 265pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This volume contains a selection of papers from the 12th International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian (Leiden, 2015). The contributions cover a wide range of topics and their significance in generative theorizing. The papers about morphosyntax focus on the formation of comparative clauses,...

Multiple perspectives on terminological variation.

Drouin, Patrick. Francœur, Aline. Humbley, John. Picton, Aur√©lie.
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(2017)  | 9789027223425 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 266pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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The aim of the present volume is to provide a present-day take on variation in terminology by looking forward and examining what leading scholars in the field are working on and where they are taking research in the field today. This reader is built around three themes arranged according to complementary...

Imperative turns at talk : the design of directives in action.

Couper-Kuhlen, Elizabeth. Raevaara, Liisa. Sorjonen, Marja-Leena.
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(2017)  | 9789027226402 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 441pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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In middle-class Anglo-speaking circles imperatives are considered impolite forms that command another to do something; etiquette manuals recommend avoiding them. The papers in this collection de-construct such lay beliefs. Through the empirical examination of everyday and institutional interaction across...

L3 syntactic transfer : models, new developments and implications.

Angelovska, Tanja. Hahn, Angela.
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(2017)  | 9789027243768 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 339pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This book fills an existing gap in the field of third language acquisition (L3A) by bringing together theoretical, empirical, and practical accounts that contribute to informed teaching practices in multilingual classrooms. The volume is organised into three sections that focus on prominent syntactic...

Conceptualising integration in clil and multilingual education.

Dafouz, Emma. Moore, Pat. Nikula, Tarja. Smit, Ute.
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(2017)  | 9781783098392 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | pbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is a form of education that combines language and content learning objectives, a shared concern with other models of bilingual education. While CLIL research has often addressed learning outcomes, this volume focuses on how integration can be conceptualised...

Focus on additivity : adverbial modifiers in romance, germanic and slavic languages.

Andorno, Cecilia. De, Cesare Anna-Maria.
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(2017)  | 9789027256836 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 340pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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The present volume is centered on the notional domain of additivity . Many linguistic phenomena are based on additivity (i.e. are incremental) and additive relations are a mechanism that underlies a wide array of text types. Specifically, the present volume is centered on the class of function words...

Theories of reading development.

Cain, Kate. Compton, Donald L. Parrila, Rauno K.
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(2017)  | 9789027218117 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 542pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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The use of printed words to capture language is one of the most remarkable inventions of humankind, and learning to read them is one of the most remarkable achievements of individuals. In recent decades, how we learn to read and understand printed text has been studied intensely in genetics, education,...

Discourse analysis in translation studies.

Munday, Jeremy. Zhang, Meifang.
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(2017)  | 9789027242822 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 157pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Discourse analytic approaches are central to translator training and translation analysis, but have been somewhat overlooked in recent translation studies. This volume sets out to rectify this marginalization. It considers the evolution of the use of discourse analysis in translation studies, presents...

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New Perspectives on Transfer in Second Language Learning

Yu, Liming. Odlin, Terence.
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(2015)  | 9781783094332 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | 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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Handbook of quantifiers in natural language: volume II.

Keenan, Edward L. Paperno, Denis.
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(2017)  | 9783319443287 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 1010pp | Availability last checked: 31/7/2017
AUD 609.95 (inc. GST), AUD 554.50 (ex. GST),
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...

 

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