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  • An Introduction to Linguistic Typology
    An Introduction to Linguistic Typology (English, Paperback) Viveka Velupillai

    Offers an introduction to linguistic typology that covers various linguistic domains from phonology and morphology over parts-of-speech, the NP and the VP, to simple and complex clauses, pragmatics and language change. This title also includes a discussion on methodological issues in typology.

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  • Conference Interpreting - A Complete Course
    Conference Interpreting - A Complete Course (English, Paperback) Robin Setton, Andrew Dawrant

    This comprehensive coursebook sets out an updated step-by-step programme of training in the integrated skills, language proficiency, knowledge management and professionalism that conference interpreters will need to meet the increasingly challenging conditions of the 21st century profession. After an overview of the diverse modes and settings in which interpreting is practiced, successive chapters...

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  • The Linguistics of Sign Languages
    The Linguistics of Sign Languages (English, Paperback) Anne Baker

    How different are sign languages across the world? Are individual signs and signed sentences constructed in the same way across these languages? What are the rules for having a conversation in a sign language? How do children and adults learn a sign language? How are sign languages processed in the brain? These questions and many more are addressed in this introductory book on sign linguistics...

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  • Introduction to Healthcare for Interpreters and Translators
    Introduction to Healthcare for Interpreters and Translators (English, Paperback) Ineke Crezee

    Medical concepts and terminology can be very confusing for the uninitiated interpreter or translator. This book allows interpreters and translators to quickly read up on healthcare settings, familiarizing themselves with anatomy, physiology, medical terminology and frequently encountered conditions, investigations and treatment options.

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  • A Cognitive Grammar of Japanese Clause Structure
    A Cognitive Grammar of Japanese Clause Structure (Multiple languages, Hardback) Toshiyuki Kumashiro

    Originally published as: Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of California, San Diego, 2000.

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  • Conference Interpreting - A Trainer's Guide
    Conference Interpreting - A Trainer's Guide (English, Paperback) Robin Setton, Andrew Dawrant

    This companion volume to Conference Interpreting ? A Complete Course provides additional recommendations and theoretical and practical discussion for instructors, course designers and administrators. Chapters mirroring the Complete Course offer supplementary exercises, tips on materials selection, classroom practice, feedback and class morale, realistic case studies from professional practice, and...

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  • English Prepositions Explained
    English Prepositions Explained (English, Paperback) Seth Lindstromberg

    Covers approximately 100 simple, compound, and phrasal English prepositions of space and time - with the focus being on short prepositions such as at, by, in, and on. This title is suitable for teachers of ESOL, pre-service translators and interpreters, undergraduates in English linguistics programs, and advanced learners and users of English.

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  • Fluid Orality in the Discourse of Japanese Popular Culture
    Fluid Orality in the Discourse of Japanese Popular Culture (English, Hardback) Senko K. Maynard

    This volume invites the reader into the world of pragmatic and discourse studies in Japanese popular culture. Through ?character-speak?, the book analyzes quoted speech in light (graphic) novels, the effeminate onee kotoba in talk shows, narrative character in keetai (mobile phone) novels, floating whispers in manga, and fictionalized dialects in television drama series. Explorations into...

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  • Intersubjectivity and Intersubjectification in Grammar and Discourse
    Intersubjectivity and Intersubjectification in Grammar and Discourse (English, Hardback) Lieselotte Brems

    Recent years saw a growing interest in the study of subjectivity, as the linguistic expression of speaker involvement. Intersubjectivity, defined by Traugott as "the linguistic expression of a speaker/writer's attention to the hearer/reader", on the other hand, has so far received little explicit attention in its own right, let alone systematic definition and operationalization. Intersubjectivity...

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  • Gender, Language and the Periphery
    Gender, Language and the Periphery (English, Hardback) Julie Abbou

    This volume aims to demonstrate that the centre/periphery tension allows for a theory of gender understood as a power relationship with implications for a political analysis of language structures, language uses and linguistic resistances. All of the 12 chapters included in this volume work on understudied languages such as Moldovan, Lakota, Cantonese, Bajjika, Croatian, Hebrew, Arabic, Ciluba,...

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  • Making and Using Word Lists for Language Learning and Testing
    Making and Using Word Lists for Language Learning and Testing (English, Paperback) I. S. P. Nation

    Word lists lie at the heart of good vocabulary course design, the development of graded materials for extensive listening and extensive reading, research on vocabulary load, and vocabulary test development. This book has been written for vocabulary researchers and curriculum designers to describe the factors they need to consider when they create frequency-based word lists. These include the...

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  • A History of the English Language
    A History of the English Language (English, Paperback) Elly Gelderen

    The English language in its complex shapes and forms changes fast. This book tells the history of English. It comes with examples of change and that has been updated to include archeological research.

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  • The Primacy of Movement
    The Primacy of Movement (English, Paperback) Maxine Sheets-Johnstone

    Carries forward the initial insights into the biological and existential significances of animation by taking contemporary research findings in cognitive science and philosophy and in neuroscience into critical and constructive account.

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  • The BBI Combinatory Dictionary of English
    The BBI Combinatory Dictionary of English (English, Paperback) Morton Benson

    >This Third Edition of the BBI Combinatory Dictionary of English is an expanded and updated version of the First Edition (1986) and its New Printing (1993), both of which were favorably received. In this third edition, the contents of the BBI have been increased by over 20%

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  • Reflections on Translation Theory
    Reflections on Translation Theory (English, Paperback) Andrew Chesterman

    Originally published in different journals and collected volumes, these papers in conceptual analysis cover some central topics in translation theory and research: types of theory and hypothesis; causality and explanation; norms, strategies and so-called universals; translation sociology, and ethics. There are critical reviews of Catford's theory, and of Skopos theory, and of Kundera's views on...

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  • Becoming and Being an Applied Linguist
    Becoming and Being an Applied Linguist (English, Paperback) Rod Ellis

    Becoming and Being an Applied Linguist contains narrative accounts of the lives of thirteen well-established applied linguists. Their professional autobiographies document the development of some of the key areas of applied linguistics ? second, language acquisition, motivation, grammar, vocabulary, testing, second language writing, second language classroom research, practitioner research,...

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  • Scientific Approaches to Literature in Learning Environments
    Scientific Approaches to Literature in Learning Environments (English, Hardback) Michael Burke

    Scientific Approaches to Literature in Learning Environments is not just about what takes place in literary classrooms. Settings do have a strong influence on student learning both directly and indirectly. These spaces may include the home, the workplace, science centers, libraries, that is, contexts that entail diverse social, physical, psychological, and pedagogical variables that facilitate...

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  • How to do Linguistics with R
    How to do Linguistics with R (English, Paperback) Natalia Levshina

    This book provides a linguist with a statistical toolkit for exploration and analysis of linguistic data. It employs R, a free software environment for statistical computing, which is increasingly popular among linguists.How to do Linguistics with R: Data exploration and statistical analysis is unique in its scope, as it covers a wide range of classical and cutting-edge statistical methods,...

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  • Basic Concepts and Models for Interpreter and Translator Training
    Basic Concepts and Models for Interpreter and Translator Training (English, Paperback) Daniel Gile

    Basic Concepts and Models for Interpreter and Translator Training is a systematically corrected, enhanced and updated avatar of a book (1995) which is widely used in T&I training programmes worldwide and widely quoted in the international Translation Studies community. It provides readers with the conceptual bases required to understand both the principles and recurrent issues and difficulties in...

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  • On the Syntax of Missing Objects (English, Hardback) Marta Ruda

    Focusing on objects, this book aims at contributing to the on-going inquiry into modelling structures with missing arguments. In addition to offering detailed discussion and analyses of a unique combination of three very different systems (English, Polish, and Hungarian), a larger goal here is to provide a framework for deriving cross-linguistic and intra-linguistic variation in the domain of...

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