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  1. The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism

    Edited by Marilyn Martin-Jones, Adrian Blackledge, Angela Creese

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism provides a comprehensive survey of the field of multilingualism for a global readership, and an overview of the research which situates multilingualism in its social, cultural and political context. The handbook includes an introduction and five sections...

    Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Language of Branding

    Theory, Strategies, and Tactics

    By Dawn Lerman, David Luna, Robert J. Morais

    The Language of Branding: Theory, Strategies, and Tactics will teach marketing students how to use language successfully to improve brand value and influence consumer behavior. Luna and Lerman are among only a few researchers who take a multidisciplinary perspective on the ways language...

    Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Narrative Comprehension, Causality, and Coherence

    Essays in Honor of Tom Trabasso

    Edited by Susan R. Goldman, Arthur C. Graesser

    This volume provides an excellent overview of the field of discourse processes, capturing both its breadth and its depth. World-renowned researchers present the latest theoretical developments and thought-provoking empirical data. In doing so, they cover a broad range of communicative activities,...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Children's Language

    Volume 11: Interactional Contributions To Language Development

    Edited by Keith E. Nelson, Ayhan Aksu-Ko‡

    These volumes present coherent sets of papers developed along two of the thematic lines that underscored the program of the meeting of the International Association for the Study of Child Language in Istanbul in the summer of 1996. Thoroughly reviewed and updated to reflect the state of child...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Corpus Linguistics for Grammar

    A guide for research

    By Christian Jones, Daniel Waller

    Series: Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

    Corpus Linguistics for Grammar provides an accessible and practical introduction to the use of corpus linguistics to analyse grammar, demonstrating the wider application of corpus data and providing readers with all the skills and information they need to carry out their own corpus-based research....

    Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A Handbook of Persuasive Tactics

    A Practical Language Guide

    By Joan Mulholland

    Most people have to communicate with colleagues every day and persuade them to understand their opinions or to accept their views. This handbook is intended for anyone who is interested in such goal-oriented language. It extracts 300 persuasive tactics from research findings in communication,...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Rhaeto-Romance Languages

    By Paola Beninca, John Haiman

    The Rhaeto-Romance languages have been known as such to the linguistic community since the pioneering studies of Ascoli and Gartner over a century ago. There has never been a community of RR speakers based on a common history or polity and the various dialects are mutually unintelligible, but a...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Functional Categories and Parametric Variation

    By Jamal Ouhalla

    This book explores the idea that functional categories are the flesh and blood of grammar'. From within the context of the Principles and Parameters framework put forward by Chomsky and others, Jamal Ouhalla develops the argument that much of what we understand by the term grammar and grammatical...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Studies in General and English Phonetics

    Essays in Honour of Professor J.D. O'Connor

    Edited by Jack Windsor Lewis

    Rhythm, intonation, exotic and familiar languages as well as computer-sythesized audio-communications, procedures in forensic linguistics, pronunciation lexicography, language change and sociological aspects of speech such as English regional accents and dialects in Britain and other parts of the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Techniques of Description

    Spoken and Written Discourse

    By Gwyneth Fox, Michael Hoey

    This book is a tribute to Malcolm Coulthard, who has been remarkably active and influential across a wide range of English Language Studies. He is particularly well-known for his pioneering work in spoken and written discourse analysis and most recently, for his work in forensic linguistics. This...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge