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  1. A Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms

    With Sanskrit and English Equivalents and a Sanskrit-Pali Index, 2nd Edition

    By Lewis Hodous, William E. Soothill

    This invaluable interpretive tool, first published in 1937, is now available for the first time in a paperback edition specially aimed at students of Chinese Buddhism.Those who have endeavoured to read Chinese texts apart from the apprehension of a Sanskrit background have generally made a...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Structure and Meaning in English

    A Guide for Teachers

    By Graeme Kennedy

    Structure and Meaning in English is designed to help teachers of English develop an understanding of those aspects of English which are especially relevant for learners who speak other languages. Using corpus research, Graeme Kennedy cuts to the heart of what is important in the teaching of...

    Published December 16th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Screen Translation

    Special Issue of The Translator (Volume 9/2, 2003)

    Edited by Yves Gambier

    There are three fundamental issues in the field of screen translation, namely, the relationship between verbal output and pictures and soundtrack, between a foreign language/culture and the target language/culture, and finally between the spoken code and the written one. All three issues are raised...

    Published December 11th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Morphology

    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Edited by Francis Katamba

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    This six-volume collection draws together the most significant contributions to morphological theory and analysis which all serious students of morphology should be aware of. By comparing the stances taken by the different schools about the important issues, the reader will be able to judge the...

    Published December 10th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Analysing Political Discourse

    Theory and Practice

    By Paul Chilton

    This is an essential read for anyone interested in the way language is used in the world of politics. Based on Aristotle's premise that we are all political animals, able to use language to pursue our own ends, the book uses the theoretical framework of linguistics to explore the ways in which we...

    Published December 10th 2003 by Routledge

  6. The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Language and Literacy

    Edited by Teresa Grainger

    Series: RoutledgeFalmer Readers in Education

    In this essential collection of readings, Teresa Grainger provides carefully chosen journal articles and chapters that offer significant and serious insights into the changing face of literacy. The twenty-five contributors all adopt a broad conception of literacy and contemporary literacy practices...

    Published December 10th 2003 by Routledge

  7. The Power of Words

    Unveiling the Speaker and Writer's Hidden Craft

    By David S. Kaufer, Suguru Ishizaki, Brian S. Butler, Jeff Collins

    In 1888, Mark Twain reflected on the writer's special feel for words to his correspondent, George Bainton, noting that "the difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter." We recognize differences between a politician who is "willful" and one who is "willing"...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Translating Humour

    Edited by Jeroen Vandaele

    It is all too often assumed that humour is the very effect of a text. But humour is not a perlocutionary effect in its own right, nor is laughter. The humour of a text may be as general a characteristic as a serious text's seriousness. Like serious texts, humorous texts have many different purposes...

    Published November 29th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Focus and Background Marking in Mandarin Chinese

    System and Theory behind cai, jiu, dou and ye

    By Daniel Hole

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

    This is an investigation into the grammaticalized system of focus-background agreement in Mandarin Chinese. The particles cái, jiù, dou and ye are, in a specific use type, shown to form the core of a highly systematic paradigm. This book is not just a valuable companion for anyone interested in...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Introducing Interpreting Studies

    By Franz Pochhacker

    This book is the first of its type, designed to introduce students, researchers and practitioners to the relatively new, and now fast developing, discipline of Interpreting Studies.Written by a leading researcher in the field, the book covers international conference, court and hospital...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge