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  1. War of Words

    Language, Politics and 9/11

    By Sandra Silberstein

    In a media age, wars are waged not only with bombs and planes but also with video and sound bites. War of Words is an incisive report from the linguistic battlefields, probing the tales told about September 11th to show how Americans created consensus in the face of terror. Capturing the...

    Published July 21st 2004 by Routledge

  2. Situated Language and Learning

    A Critique of Traditional Schooling

    By James Paul Gee

    Series: Literacies

    Why do poor and minority students under-perform in school? Do computer games help or hinder learning? What can new research in psychology teach our educational policy-makers?In this major new book, Gee tackles the 'big ideas' about language, literacy and learning, putting forward an integrated...

    Published July 7th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Applying English Grammar.

    Corpus and Functional Approaches

    By Caroline Coffin, Ann Hewings, Kieran O'Halloran

    This edited collection is about the application of English grammar and specialises in 'functional' and'corpus' approaches, approaches which are increasingly recognised as providing significant insights into English language in action. It aims to stimulate interest and understanding of grammar as an...

    Published June 24th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Intercultural Communication

    An advanced resource book for students

    By Adrian Holliday, John Kullman, Martin Hyde

    Series: Routledge Applied Linguistics

    Intercultural Communication: introduces the key theories of intercultural communication explores ways in which people communicate within and across social groups is built around three themes – identity, otherization and representation – which are followed and developed over the book's...

    Published June 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  5. Nexus Analysis

    Discourse and the Emerging Internet

    By Suzie Wong Scollon, Suzie Wong Scollon

    Nexus Analysis presents an exciting theory by two of the leading names in discourse analysis and provides a practical guide to its application. The authors argue that discourse analysis can itself be a form of social action. If the discourse analyst is part of the nexus of practice under study,...

    Published June 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  6. Semiotics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Daniel Chandler

    Series: The Basics

    Using jargon-free language and lively, up-to-date examples, Semiotics: The Basics demystifies this highly interdisciplinary subject. Along the way, the reader will find out:* What is a sign?* Which codes do we take for granted?* What is a text?* How can semiotics be used in textual analysis?* Who...

    Published June 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  7. Trust the Text

    Language, Corpus and Discourse

    By John Sinclair

    Edited by Ronald Carter

    John Sinclair is one of the major figures in applied linguistics and his work is essential study for students.This accessible book collects in one volume Sinclair's key papers on written discourse structure, lexis patterns, phraseology, corpus analysis, lexicography and linguistic theory from the...

    Published June 9th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Analyzing Multimodal Interaction

    A Methodological Framework

    By Sigrid Norris

    Our perception of our everyday interactions is shaped by more than what is said. From coffee with friends to interviews, meetings with colleagues and conversations with strangers, we draw on both verbal and non-verbal behaviour to judge and consider our experiences.Analyzing Multimodal Interaction...

    Published June 9th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Chechen-English and English-Chechen Dictionary

    By Johanna Nichols, Ronald L. Sprouse, Arbi Vagapov

    The Chechen language has approximately 1.2 million speakers, and is one of the largest indigenous languages of the northern Caucasus. This bilingual dictionary contains 6000 words of essential vocabulary for Chechen: Basic verbs; pronouns, numerals, particles, conjunctions, and postpositions;...

    Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Ingush-English and English-Ingush Dictionary

    By Joanna Nichols, Ronald L. Sprouse

    The Ingush language has about 300,000 speakers, and along with Chechen is one of the largest indigenous languages of the northern Caucasus. This bilingual dictionary is the very first of its kind. It contains about 6,000 words of essential vocabulary for Ingush: basic verbs; pronouns, numerals,...

    Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge