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  • Linguistics - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourselfby David Hornsby

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; Not Available

    The masterclass for the faster pass more...

  • Parentheticals in Spoken Englishby Nicole Dehé

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    This book investigates the prosodic phrasing of parentheticals in spoken English and implications for a theory of the syntax-prosody interface. more...

  • Academic Discourseby John Flowerdew

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    Academic Discourse presents a collection of specially commissioned articles on the theme of academic discourse. Divided into sections covering the main approaches, each begins with a state of the art overview of the approach and continues with exemplificatory empirical studies.  Genre analysis, corpus linguistics, contrastive rhetoric and ethnography... more...

  • Grammar and Meaningby Howard Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Grammar and Meaning is an introduction to the study of grammar of contemporary English. It provides an impressive survey of all the main areas of English grammar, from words through to sentences and texts. It introduces and explains the linguistic terms needed to talk about the ways in which language works, from simple terms like adjective to more... more...

  • A Linguistic Guide to English Poetryby Geoffrey N. Leech

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Seeks to demonstrate that the study of English poetry is enriched by the insights of modern linguistic analysis, and that linguistic and critical disciplines are not separate but complementary. Examining a wide range of poetry, Professor Leech considers many aspects of poetic style, including the language of past and present, creative language, poetic... more...

  • Strategies in Learning and Using a Second Languageby Andrew D. Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Strategies in Learning and Using a Second Language examines what it takes to achieve long-term success in languages beyond the first language. Distinguishing language learning from language-use strategies, Andrew D. Cohen disentangles a morass of terminology to help the reader see what language strategies are and how they can enhance performance.... more...

  • Language-Paradox-Poeticsby James J.Y. Liu; Richard John Lynn

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In attempting to define a "poetics of paradox" from a traditional Chinese standpoint, James Liu explores through a comparative approach linguistic, textual, and interpretive problems of relevance to Western literary criticism. Liu's study evolves from a paradoxical view--originating from early Confucian and Daoist philosophical texts--that the less... more...

  • Crosscultural Transgressionsby Theo Hermans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Crosscultural Transgressions offers explorations and critical assessments of research methods and models in translation studies, and points up new questions and directions.   Ranging from epistemological questions of description and historiography to the politics of language, including the language of translation research, the book tackles issues... more...

  • Medical Translation Step by Stepby Vicent Montalt; Maria González-Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Statistics on the translation market consistently identify medicine as a major thematic area as far as volume or translation is concerned. Vicent Montalt and Maria Gonzalez Davis, both experienced translator trainers at Spanish universities, explain the basics of medical translation and ways of teaching and learning how to translate medical texts.... more...

  • Argumentation and Healthby Sara Rubinelli; A. Francisca Snoeck Henkemans

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 120.00

    This chapter is concerned with the reasons why sometimes good arguments in health communication leaflets fail to convince the targeted audience. As an illustrative example it uses the age-dependent eligibility of women in the Netherlands to receive routine breast cancer screening examinations: according to Dutch regulations women under 50 are ineligible... more...