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  • Conference Interpreting - A Complete Course by Robin Setton
    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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  • Cognitive English Grammar by Gunter Radden
    Cognitive English Grammar (English, Paperback) Gunter Radden, Rene Dirven

    Cognitive English Grammar is designed to be used as a textbook in courses of English and general linguistics. It introduces the reader to cognitive linguistic theory and shows that Cognitive Grammar helps us to gain a better understanding of the grammar of English. The notions of motivation and meaningfulness are central to the approach adopted in the book. In four major parts comprising 12...

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  • Toward Proto-Nostratic by Allan R. Bomhard
    Toward Proto-Nostratic (English, Hardback) Allan R. Bomhard

    This book represents the culmination of the author's work to date ? it incorporates and updates previous articles and adds much new material. This book is not ? nor was it ever intended to be ? a comparative grammar of either the Indo-European or the Afroasiatic language families. It is, rather, a comparison of Proto-Indo-European with Proto-Afroasiatic. While this is not the first attempt to...

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  • Intersubjectivity and Intersubjectification in Grammar and Discourse by Lieselotte Brems
    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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  • Professional Issues for Translators and Interpreters by Deanna L. Hammond
    Professional Issues for Translators and Interpreters (English, Hardback) Deanna L. Hammond

    This volume brings both beginning and experienced translators and interpreters up to date on a broad range of issues. The seven sections take up success and survival strategies for a language professional, including the challenges posed by the changing global economy, the impact of new technologies, adjustments required by a different legal environment and traditional ethical practices. Such...

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  • The Linguistics of Sign Languages by Anne Baker
    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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  • Syntax by Elly Gelderen
    Syntax (English, Paperback) Elly Gelderen

    Using a concise and clear style, this book highlights insights from current syntactic theory and minimalism. Chapter 1 starts with the general idea behind generative grammar and should be read from a big picture perspective. Because the book expects no prior syntactic background, its next two chapters are on lexical and grammatical categories and on basic phrase structure rules. After these...

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  • The BBI Combinatory Dictionary of English by Morton Benson
    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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  • Technology-mediated TBLT by Marta Gonzalez-Lloret
    Technology-mediated TBLT (English, Paperback) Marta Gonzalez-Lloret

    This volume contributes to the development and advancement of TBLT as a research domain by investigating the intersection between tasks and technology from a variety of theoretical perspectives (e.g., educational, cognitive, sociocultural) and by gathering empirical findings on the design and implementation of diverse tasks for writing, interaction, and assessment with the mediation of...

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  • English Prepositions Explained by Seth Lindstromberg
    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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  • An Introduction to Linguistic Typology by Viveka Velupillai
    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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  • Introduction to Healthcare for Interpreters and Translators by Ineke Crezee
    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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  • Bilingual Cognition and Language by David Miller
    Bilingual Cognition and Language (English, Paperback) David Miller

    This collection brings together leading names in the field of bilingualism research to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Studies in Bilingualism series. Over the last 25 years the study of bilingualism has received a tremendous amount of attention from linguists, psychologists, cognitive scientists, and neuroscientists. The breadth of coverage in this volume is a testament to the many...

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  • Conference Interpreting - A Trainer's Guide by Robin Setton
    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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  • Basic Concepts and Models for Interpreter and Translator Training by Daniel Gile
    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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  • The Primacy of Movement by Maxine Sheets-Johnstone
    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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  • A History of the English Language by Elly Gelderen
    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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  • Cognitive Stylistics by Elena Semino
    Cognitive Stylistics (English, Paperback) Elena Semino

    This collection seeks to represent the state of the art in cognitive stylistics - a field at the interface between linguistics, literary studies and cognitive science.

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  • Bilingualism by Maya Libben
    Bilingualism (English, Hardback) Maya Libben

    In the world today, bilingualism is more common than monolingualism. Thus, the default mental lexicon may in fact be the bilingual lexicon. More than ever, social and technological innovation have created a situation in which lexical knowledge may change dramatically throughout an individual's lifetime. This book offers a new perspective for the understanding of these phenomena and their...

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  • Researching Translation Competence by PACTE Group by Amparo Hurtado Albir
    Researching Translation Competence by PACTE Group (English, Hardback) Amparo Hurtado Albir

    This volume is a compendium of PACTE Group's experimental research in Translation Competence since 1997. The book is organised in four main parts and also includes eight appendices and a glossary. Part I presents the conceptual and methodological framework of PACTE's Translation Competence research design. Part II focuses on the methodological aspects of the research design and its development:...

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