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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. The Routledge Guide to Modern English Writing

    By Ronald Carter, John McRae

    In 1963 President John F. Kennedy was shot, Sylvia Plath published The Bell Jar, and the Beatles were in their prime. This was a changing world, which British and Irish writers both contributed to and reflected in drama, poetry and prose.The Routledge Guide to Modern English Writing tells the...

    Published November 19th 2003 by Routledge

  4. For Better or for Worse

    Translation as a Tool for Change in the South Pacific

    By Sabine Fenton

    The essays in this book explore the vital role translation has played in defining, changing and redefining linguistic, cultural, ethnic and political identities in several nations of the South Pacific. While in other parts of the world postcolonial scholars have scrutinized the role and...

    Published October 31st 2003 by Routledge

  5. From St Jerome to Hypertext

    Translation in Theory and Practice

    By Per Qvale

    From St. Jerome to Hypertext is an ambitious attempt to chart the terrain of literary translation - its history, theory and practice. It examines translation from linguistic, extralinguistic and philosophical perspectives and poses a range of important questions, including: the extent to which a...

    Published October 30th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Semantics

    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Edited by Javier Gutirrez-Rexach

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Semantics is a key concept in linguistic theory, concerning the analysis and description of the meaning of linguistic expressions. This collection contains a selection of the most important contributions to semantic theory ranging from Gottlob Frege's essay On Sense and Reference written in 1892,...

    Published October 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  7. A Survey of Modern English

    2nd Edition

    By Stephan Gramley, Michael Pátzold

    Fully revised and updated, the second edition of this authoritative guide is a comprehensive, scholarly and systematic review of modern English. In one volume the book presents a description of both the linguistic structure of present-day English and its geographical, social, gender, and ethnic...

    Published October 15th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Vietnamese-English Bilingualism

    Patterns of Code-Switching

    By Ho-Dac Tuc

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

    This book is concerned with three central issues: the universality of constraints on code-switching, the nature of the relation between language contact and bilingualism, and the social and linguistic components that facilitate code-switching....

    Published October 1st 2003 by Routledge

  9. A Beginners' Guide to Tajiki

    By Azim Baizoyev, John Hayward

    This is a conversational approach to the teaching and learning of the Tajiki language. It uses authentic language material to help learners as they proceed through its topic-based lessons. Its emphasis on the spoken language promotes oral fluency alongside written skills. Both lessons and...

    Published October 1st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Language, Identity and Conflict

    A Comparative Study of Language in Ethnic Conflict in Europe and Eurasia

    By Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This innovative study of language and identity in recent and contemporary cases of ethnic conflict in Europe and Eurasia sets out a response to the limitations in the fields of linguistics and political science. Using examples of language policy and planning in conflict situations, it examines the...

    Published September 3rd 2003 by Routledge