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- Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 34.95
Looks at the profession of translator on the basis of developments over the years and encourages both practitioners and buyers of translation services to view translation as a highly-qualified, skilled profession and not just a cost-led word mill. more...
- Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 40.00
This book presents mixed-methods research into Chinese students' willingness to communicate (WTC) in an EFL classroom context. The interrelationships between WTC and motivation, communication confidence, learner beliefs and classroom environment are examined using structural equation modelling on data collected in a large-scale survey. These results... more...
- Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 40.00
In a world where an increasing amount of communication takes place in English among non-native speakers, this study presents data from email exchanges to provide the first examination of sociolinguistic competence and the acquisition of native-like variability in an English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) context. The analysis of a range of linguistic variables... more...
- Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 30.00
This volume explores the relationship between tourism and travel texts and contemporary society, and how each is shaped by the other. A multimodal analysis is used to consider a variety of texts including novels, brochures, blogs, websites, radio commercials, videos, postcards and authentic tourist pictures and their meaning-making dynamics within... more...
- Channel View Publications 2003; US$ 25.00
Biliteracy - the use of two or more languages in and around writing- is an inescapable feature of lives and schools worldwide, yet one which most educational policy and practice continue blithely to ignore. The continua of biliteracy featured in the present volume offers a comprehensive yet flexible model to guide educators, researchers, and policy-makers... more...
- Channel View Publications 2006; US$ 25.00
This book joins two important fields, that of literacy and multimodality, with a focus on local and global literacies. Chapters include work on media, popular culture and literacy, weblogs, global and local crossings, in and out of educational settings in such locations as the US, the UK, South Africa, Australia and Canada. more...
- Channel View Publications 2007; US$ 69.95
Pro-poor tourism, is receiving attention from the World Tourism Organization, the UN system, governments, industry, and NGOs and is an integral component of sustainable development strategies in the less developed countries. Using cases and reviews, this book gives an assessments of the effectiveness of pro-poor tourism as a development strategy. more...
- Channel View Publications 2007; US$ 49.95
Can tourism help a poor remote community to develop? How much does tourism change a village? How can a village have the benefits tourism offers without the problems it can cause? This book provides a holistic, multi-stakeholder picture of the first twenty years of tourism development in a remote region of Eastern Indonesia. more...
- Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 69.95
With contributions by leading European, North American and Asian scholars, this volume offers a comprehensive anthology of conceptual and empirical papers describing the latest developments in L2 motivation research that involves the reframing of motivation in the context of contemporary notions of self and identity. more...
- Channel View Publications 2008; US$ 59.95
This volume bridges the knowledge gap between second language acquisition researchers and second language pedagogy professionals in its focus on a topic of mutual interest: input. The reader-friendly contributions from seasoned researchers including Stephen Krashen, Bill VanPatten and new voices offer a wide range of existing and new perspectives on... more...