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New and Published Books

  1. Form-Meaning Connections in Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Bill VanPatten, Jessica Williams, Susanne Rott, Mark Overstreet

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Form-Meaning Connections in Second Language Acquisition is an interdisciplinary and timely edited book of essays and empirical studies, most of which are based on the papers presented at the Form and Meaning Conference held in Chicago in 2002. The goal of the conference and now of the book is to...

    Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Conceptualizing Metaphors

    On Charles Peirce’s Marginalia

    By Ivan Mladenov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    The enigmatic thought of Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914), considered by many to be one of the great philosophers of all time, involves inquiry not only into virtually all branches and sources of modern semiotics, physics, cognitive sciences, and mathematics, but also logic, which he understood to be...

    Published October 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Diagnosis of Reading in a Second or Foreign Language

    By J. Charles Alderson, Eeva-Leena Haapakangas, Ari Huhta, Lea Nieminen, Riikka Ullakonoja

    Series: New Perspectives on Language Assessment Series

    The Diagnosis of Reading in a Second or Foreign Language explores the implications of language assessment research on classroom-based assessment practices by providing an in-depth look at the little-examined field of diagnosis in second and foreign language reading. This volume examines the...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Translation and Localisation in Video Games

    Making Entertainment Software Global

    By Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    This book is a multidisciplinary study of the translation and localisation of video games. It offers a descriptive analysis of the industry – understood as a global phenomenon in entertainment – and aims to explain the norms governing present industry practices, as well as game localisation...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Language Variation and Change

    Edited by Robert Bayley, Richard Cameron

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    This new five-volume anthology of major works has been produced in consultation with an editorial advisory board of distinguished scholars. It brings together the key texts of language variation and change to provide a comprehensive collection that represents the field's ...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Psychology of Science Text Comprehension

    Edited by José Otero, José A. León, Arthur C. Graesser

    This volume's goal is to provide readers with up-to-date information on the research and theory of scientific text comprehension. It is widely acknowledged that the comprehension of science and technological artifacts is very difficult for both children and adults. The material is conceptually...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Students’ Writing in English

    Implications from a corpus-driven study

    By Maria Leedham

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written English corpus - a large corpus of proficient undergraduate student writing collected in...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Syntax

    4th Edition

    By Maggie Tallerman

    Series: Understanding Language

    Assuming no prior knowledge, Understanding Syntax illustrates the major concepts, categories and terminology associated with the study of cross-linguistic syntax. A theory-neutral and descriptive viewpoint is taken throughout. Starting with an overview of what syntax is, the book moves on to...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Rhetoric of the Right

    Language Change and the Spread of the Market

    By David George

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This study seeks to demonstrate the subtle ways in which changes in the language associated with economic issues are reflective of a gradual but quantifiable conservative ideological shift. In this rigorous analysis, David George uses as his data a century of word usage within The New York Times,...

    Published August 22nd 2014 by Routledge