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  1. Linguistic Epidemiology

    Semantics and Grammar of Language Contact in Mainland Southeast Asia

    By N.J. Enfield

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

    This important new study examines in detail a semantic-pragmatic pattern surrounding the basic verb 'acquire' in nearly 30 Southeast Asian languages, concentrating on Lao, Vietnamese, Khmer, Kmhmu, Hmong, and varieties of Chinese.The book makes a significant contribution to empirical work on...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  2. A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    8th Edition

    By Eric Partridge

    Edited by Paul Beale

    The definitive work on slang and unconventional English, this edition is fully revised and updated by Paul Beale and includes some 500 new entries. The dictionary gives a fully documented account of English slang over four centuries and will entertain and inform all lovers of the English language....

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  3. Existential Faithfullness

    A Study of Reduplicative TETU, Feature Movement and Dissimulation

    By Caro Struijke

    Edited by Laurence Horn

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 26th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Studies in Turkic and Mongolic Linguistics

    2nd Edition

    By Gerard Clauson

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    This book, now back in print having been unavailable for many years, is one of the most important contributions to Turkic and Mongolic linguistics, and to the contentious 'Altaic theory'. Proponents of the theory hold that Turkish is part of the Altaic family, and that Turkish accordingly exists...

    Published September 25th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Lawyers' Language

    The Distinctiveness of Legal Language

    By Alfred Phillips

    An interesting examination of law as language use or discourse, this study looks at the transformation of ordinary language into a special discourse for the purposes of the legal system. It is widely accepted that legal discourse is obscure, and often the public resent the fact that access to the...

    Published September 11th 2002 by Routledge

  6. The Language of Fiction

    Essays in Criticism and Verbal Analysis of the English Novel, 2nd Edition

    By David Lodge

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Language of Fiction was the first book of criticism by the renowned novelist and critic David Lodge. His uniquely informed perspective - he was already the author of three successful novels at the time of its first publication in 1966 - and lucid exposition meant that the work proved a landmark of...

    Published September 11th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Thinking French Translation

    By Sándor Hervey, Ian Higgins

    Series: Thinking Translation

    The new edition of this popular course in translation from French into English offers a challenging practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are considered including:*cultural differences...

    Published September 4th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Conference Interpreting Explained

    2nd Edition

    By Roderick Jones

    Series: Translation Practices Explained

    Roderick Jones adopts a very practical approach to both consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, providing detailed illustrations of note-taking, reformulation, the 'salami' technique, simplification, generalization, anticipation, and so on, including numerous tricks-of-the-trade such as how to...

    Published August 31st 2002 by Routledge

  9. Translating Italy for the Eighteenth Century

    British Women, Translation and Travel Writing (1739-1797)

    By Mirella Agorni

    Translating Italy in the Eighteenth Century offers a historical analysis of the role played by translation in that complex redefinition of women's writing that was taking place in Britain in the second half of the eighteenth century. It investigates the ways in which women writers managed to...

    Published August 31st 2002 by Routledge

  10. Applied Linguistics in Language Education

    By Steven McDonough

    'Applied Linguistics for Language Education' covers those areas of applied language study that are most directly relevant to language teaching, testing, and teacher education. It focuses on the fundamental questions raised for research by the practice of language teaching and research. The reader...

    Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge