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  1. The Psychology of the Language Learner

    Individual Differences in Second Language Acquisition

    By Zoltán Dörnyei

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Research results over the past decades have consistently demonstrated that a key reason why many second language learners fail--while some learners do better with less effort--lies in various learner attributes such as personality traits, motivation, or language aptitude. In psychology, these...

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Note-taking for Consecutive Interpreting

    A Short Course

    By Andrew Gillies

    Series: Translation Practices Explained

    Aimed at students of conference interpreting, whether on university and professional training courses or self-learners, Note-Taking for Consecutive Interpreting - A short Course offers future interpreters a step-by-step guide to the skill of note-taking, which forms an essential part of consecutive...

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Exploring Language Change

    By Mari Jones, Ishtla Singh

    In this student-friendly text, Jones and Singh explore the phenomenon of language change, with a particular focus on the social contexts of its occurrence and possible motivations, including speakers’ intentions and attitudes. Presenting new or little-known data, the authors draw a distinction...

    Published November 17th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Introducing Metaphor

    By Murray Knowles, Rosamund Moon

    Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach, the book provides a thorough grounding in metaphor and word meaning, theories on the processing and understanding of metaphorical language, and metaphor in other languages and translation. Rosamund Moon and Murray Knowles, draw on a wide selection of material...

    Published November 7th 2005 by Routledge

  5. A Handbook for Translator Trainers

    By Dorothy Kelly

    The community of translator trainers is growing constantly, as new courses are set up in diverse contexts throughout the world. After a brief overview of current approaches to translator training, this book offers practical guidance to sound training practices in different contexts. Given the very...

    Published October 31st 2005 by Routledge

  6. Dislocations/ Relocations

    Narratives of Displacement

    By Mike Baynham, Anna De Fina

    The centrality of narrative analysis in the investigation of social processes and practices has become an established fact in the human sciences. The focus on narrative and displacement in this volume provides a starting point for a reflection on current issues in narrative theory as well as a...

    Published October 31st 2005 by Routledge

  7. Teacher Identity Discourses

    Negotiating Personal and Professional Spaces

    By Janet Alsup

    Series: NCTE-Routledge Research Series

    In this book, Janet Alsup reports and theorizes a multi-layered study of teacher identity development. The study, which followed six pre-service English education students, was designed to investigate her hypothesis that forming (or failing to form) a professional identity is central in the process...

    Published October 18th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Asian Translation Traditions

    By Eva Tsoi Hung Hung, Judy Wakabayashi

    Translation Studies, one of the fastest developing fields in the humanities since the early 1980s, has so far been Euro-centric both in its theoretical explorations and in its historical grounding. One of the major reasons for this is the unavailability of reliable data and systematic analysis of...

    Published October 1st 2005 by Routledge

  9. Language and Linguistics in Context

    Readings and Applications for Teachers

    Edited by Harriet Luria, Deborah M. Seymour, Trudy Smoke

    Taking a sociocultural and educational approach, Language and Linguistics in Context: Readings and Applications for Teachers:*introduces basic linguistic concepts and current perspectives on language acquisition;*considers the role of linguistic change (especially in English) in the politics of...

    Published September 16th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Introducing Performative Pragmatics

    By Douglas Robinson

    This user-friendly introduction to a new ‘performative’ methodology in linguistic pragmatics breaks away from the traditional approach which understands language as a machine. Drawing on a wide spectrum of research and theory from the past thirty years in particular, Douglas Robinson presents a...

    Published September 8th 2005 by Routledge