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  1. Proper English

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Chicano-Anglo Conversations

    Truth, Honesty, and Politeness

    By Madeleine Youmans

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This groundbreaking book--about differences in communication practices between Mexican-American underclass residents in an East Los Angeles housing project and white, middle-class literacy tutors who worked with them--makes an important contribution to research on the sociolinguistics of the...

    Published February 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. True to Form

    Rising and Falling Declaratives as Questions in English

    By Christine Gunlogson

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book is concerned with the meaning and use of two kinds of declarative sentences:1) It's raining?2) It's raining.The difference between (1) and (2) is intonational: (1) has a final rise--indicated by the question mark--while (2) ends with a fall.Christine Gunlogson's central claim is that the...

    Published February 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Linguistic Strategies in Daoist Zhuangzi and Chan Buddhism

    The Other Way of Speaking

    By Youru Wang

    As the first systematic attempt to probe the linguistic strategies of Daoist Zhuangzi and Chan Buddhism, this book investigates three areas: deconstructive strategy, liminology of language, and indirect communication. It bases these investigations on the critical examination of original texts,...

    Published February 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. A Social Constructivist Approach to Translator Education

    Empowerment from Theory to Practice

    By Donald Kiraly

    This is a book about the teaching and particularly the acquisition of translation-related skills and knowledge. Well grounded in theory, the book also provides numerous examples drawn from the author's extensive classroom experience in translator education and foreign language teaching. Kiraly uses...

    Published February 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Crossings

    Language and Ethnicity Among Adolescents

    By Ben Rampton

    Volume 5 This is a new and enlarged edition of Ben Rampton's ground-breaking study of sociolinguistic processes in urban youth culture. It focuses on language crossing - the use of Panjabi by adolescents of African-Caribbean and Anglo descent, the use of Creole by adolescents with Panjabi and Anglo...

    Published February 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Gimson's Pronunciation of English

    8th Edition

    By Alan Cruttenden

    Since its first publication in 1962, Gimson’s Pronunciation of English has been the essential reference book for anyone studying or teaching the pronunciation of English. This eighth edition has been updated to describe General British (GB) as the principal accent, rather than RP, and the...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Research Methodologies in Translation Studies

    By Gabriela Saldanha, Sharon O'Brien

    As an interdisciplinary area of research, translation studies attracts students and scholars with a wide range of backgrounds, who then need to face the challenge of accounting for a complex object of enquiry that does not adapt itself well to traditional methods in other fields of investigation....

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Translational Action and Intercultural Communication

    Edited by Kristin Buhrig, Juliane House, Jan ten Thije

    Translation and interpreting studies and intercultural communication have so far largely been treated as separate disciplines. Translational Action and Intercultural Communication offers an overview of a range of different theoretical and methodological approaches to examining the hitherto largely...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Translating for the European Union Institutions

    2nd Edition

    By Emma Wagner, Svend Bech, Jésus Martinez

    Series: Translation Practices Explained

    The institutions of the European Union employ hundreds of translators. Why? What do they do? What sort of translation problems do they have to tackle? Has the language policy of the European Union been affected by the recent inclusion of new Member States? This book answers all those questions....

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge