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  1. Textual Travels

    Theory and Practice of Translation in India

    Edited by Mini Chandran, Suchitra Mathur

    This book presents a comprehensive account of the theory and practice of translation in India in combining both its functional and literary aspects. It explores how the cultural politics of globalization is played out most powerfully in the realm of popular culture, and especially the role of...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  2. An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics

    Language in Evidence

    By Malcolm Coulthard, Alison Johnson

    From the accusation of plagiarism in The Da Vinci Code, to the infamous hoaxer in the Yorkshire Ripper case, the use of linguistic evidence in court and the number of linguists called to act as expert witnesses in court trials has increased rapidly in the past fifteen years. An Introduction to...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Teaching About Dialect Variations and Language in Secondary English Classrooms

    Power, Prestige, and Prejudice

    By Michelle D. Devereaux

    Standardized tests demand Standard English, but secondary students (grades 6-12) come to school speaking a variety of dialects and languages, thus creating a conflict between students’ language of nurture and the expectations of school. The purpose of this text is twofold: to explain and illustrate...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Introducing Functional Grammar

    3rd Edition

    By Geoff Thompson

    Introducing Functional Grammar, third edition, provides a user-friendly overview of the theoretical and practical aspects of the systemic functional grammar (SFG) model. No prior knowledge of formal linguistics is required as the book provides: An opening chapter on the purpose of linguistic...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Archaeology and Place-Names and History

    An Essay on Problems of Co-ordination

    By F.T. Wainwright

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    In the period A.D. 400-1100, perhaps more than in any other, it is necessary to bring together the results of historical, archaeological and place-name studies. Each provides information that is either badly preserved or not preserved at all in the other two, but it is not always realised how great...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Mind, Language and Subjectivity

    Minimal Content and the Theory of Thought

    By Nicholas Georgalis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this monograph Nicholas Georgalis further develops his important work on minimal content, recasting and providing novel solutions to several of the fundamental problems faced by philosophers of language. His theory defends and explicates the importance of ‘thought-tokens’ and minimal content and...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Dutch Translation in Practice

    By Jane Fenoulhet, Alison Martin

    Dutch Translation in Practice provides an accessible and engaging course in modern Dutch translation. Taking a highly practical approach, it introduces students to the essential concepts of translation studies, heightens their awareness of the problems posed in Dutch translation, and teaches them...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Swahili Grammar and Workbook

    By Fidèle Mpiranya

    Swahili Grammar and Workbook provides a practical and comprehensive companion to Swahili grammar, filling in gaps left by other textbooks. Presenting the essentials of Swahili grammar in a highly accessible fashion, it reduces complex language topics to helpful rules and mnemonic aids, enabling...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Discourse and Democracy

    Critical Analysis of the Language of Government

    By Michael Farrelly

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    In this new study, Farrelly gives a critical examination of democracy as it is conceived and practiced in contemporary advanced liberal nations. The received wisdom on democracy is probelmatized through a close analysis of discourse in combination with critical theories of democracy and of...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Language Learning Beyond the Classroom

    Edited by David Nunan, Jack C. Richards

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This volume presents case studies of language learning beyond the classroom. The studies draw on a wide range of contexts, from North and South America to Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Each provides principled links between theory, research and practice. While out-of-class learning will not...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge