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  1. Language and Cognition in Bilinguals and Multilinguals

    An Introduction

    By Annette M.B. de Groot

    Psycholinguistics – the field of science that examines the mental processes and knowledge structures involved in the acquisition, comprehension, and production of language – had a strong monolingual orientation during the first four decades following its emergence around 1950. The awareness that a...

    Published November 14th 2010 by Psychology Press

  2. Semantics and Pragmatics of False Friends

    By Pedro J. Chamizo-Domínguez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book approaches the topic of false friends from a theoretical perspective, arguing that false friends carry out a positive role as a cognitive device, mainly in literature and jokes, and suggesting some pragmatic strategies in order to restore the original sense of a text/utterance when a...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Sociophonetics

    A Student's Guide

    Edited by Marianna Di Paolo, Malcah Yaeger-Dror

    Sociophonetics: a student’s guide provides a practical ‘how-to’ manual that will give students a clear understanding of the technical and theoretical advances in acoustic phonetics, speech perception, and recording technology which is essential for sociolinguistic research. Balancing theory,...

    Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Becoming Biliterate

    Identity, Ideology, and Learning to Read and Write in Two Languages

    By Bobbie Kabuto

    Through the real-life context of one child learning to be bilingual and biliterate, this book raises questions and provides a context for pre-service and practicing teachers to understand and reflect on how children learn to read and write in multiple languages. Highlighting the social and...

    Published July 27th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Variation in Linguistic Systems

    By James A. Walker

    Tying together work on a number of languages and linguistic varieties in different locales, this book provides students and researchers with a convenient, unified overview of variationist analysis in linguistics. Variation in Linguistic Systems takes a theoretical and quantitative approach to the...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Sociolinguistics Reader

    Edited by Miriam Meyerhoff, Erik Schleef

    Both a companion to Introducing Sociolinguistics, Miriam Meyerhoff’s bestselling textbook, and a stand-alone Reader in sociolinguistics, this collection includes classic foundational readings and more recent innovative articles. Intended to be highly user-friendly, The Routledge Sociolinguistics...

    Published June 16th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Lesbian Discourses

    Images of a Community

    By Veronika Koller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Lesbian Discourses is the first book-length treatment of lesbian text and discourse. It looks at what changing images of community American and British lesbian authors have communicated since 1970, how this change can be traced in texts such as pamphlets, magazines and blogs, and why this...

    Published June 6th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Language and Culture

    Reflective Narratives and the Emergence of Identity

    Edited by David Nunan, Julie Choi

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This state-of-the-art exploration of language, culture, and identity is orchestrated through prominent scholars’ and teachers’ narratives, each weaving together three elements: a personal account based on one or more memorable or critical incidents that occurred in the course of learning or using a...

    Published March 7th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Crosslinguistic Influence in Language and Cognition

    By Scott Jarvis, Aneta Pavlenko

    A cogent, freshly written synthesis of new and classic work concerning crosslinguistic influence, or "transfer," this book will become the authoritative account of transfer in second-language learning and its consequences for language and thought. Transfer in both production and comprehension is...

    Published February 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages

    By Christopher Moseley

    The concern for the fast-disappearing language stocks of the world has arisen particularly in the past decade, as a result of the impact of globalization. This book appears as an answer to a felt need: to catalogue and describe those languages, making up the vast majority of the world's six...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge