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  • Translation: A Very Short Introductionby Matthew Reynolds

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    Translation is everywhere, giving us dubbed films, and access to foreign news and the literature of other cultures. Considering subtitling, interpreting, and adaptations, Matthew Reynolds reveals how translation is changing radically in the new age of electronic media. more...

  • The Morphosyntax of Portuguese and Spanish in Latin Americaby Mary A. Kato; Francisco Ordˇ˝ez

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99 US$ 42.13

    Spanish and Portuguese were Romance languages spoken in the Iberian Peninsula and were brought to America as the languages of the colonizers in the 16th century. Along the centuries, the two languages developed specific properties that distinguish them from the varieties spoken in the Old World. This book offers a rich comparative material which helps... more...

  • NU / N┼by Peter Auer; Yael Maschler

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 108.82

    This book, situated within the framework of Comparative Interactional Linguistics, explores a family of fourteen discourse markers across the languages of Europe and beyond, arguing that they go back to one, possibly two, particles: NU/N┼. The volume contributes to the synchronic interactional cross-linguistic study of discourse markers and their... more...

  • Word and Paradigm Morphologyby James P. Blevins

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    This volume discusses the general perspectives on linguistic morphology offered by word and paradigm models. James Blevins places these models in the larger context of the lineage that extends from classical grammars to current information-theoretic and discriminative learning paradigms. more...

  • Sociolinguistic Variation and Acquisition in Two-Way Language Immersionby Rebecca Lurie Starr

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This book investigates the acquisition of sociolinguistic knowledge in the early elementary school years of Mandarin-English two-way language immersion. Using ethnographic observation and quantitative analysis, the author explores how input from teachers and classmates shape students? language acquisition. more...

  • Restrictive Language Policy in Practiceby Amy J. Heineke

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    Arizona?s monolingual and prescriptive approach to teaching English continues to capture international attention. This book examines the experiences of those involved in Arizona?s language policy on a daily basis, highlighting the importance of local perspectives as well as preparing and professionalizing teachers of English learners. more...

  • Tools for Researching Vocabularyby Paul Meara; Imma Miralpeix

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This book introduces an innovative collection of easy-to-use computer programs that have been developed to measure and model vocabulary knowledge. It aims to help second language acquisition researchers explore some new instruments for L2 vocabulary research, providing examples of how the tools might be used in real research projects. more...

  • The Present Perfective Paradox across Languagesby Astrid De Wit

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    This book presents an analysis of how speakers of typologically diverse languages report present-time situations. Astrid De Wit brings together cross-linguistic observations from English, French, the English-based creole language Sranan, and various Slavic languages, and relates them to the same phenomenon, the 'present perfective paradox'. more...

  • Early and Late Latinby J. N. Adams; Nigel Vincent

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72

    This book focuses on the continuity between the documented stages in the history of Latin and its development into Romance. more...

  • Words Matterby Elizabeth Keating; Sirkka L. Jarvenpaa

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    In a twenty-first-century global economy, in which multinational companies coordinate and collaborate withápartners and clientele around the world, it is usually English that is the parlance of business, research, technology, and finance. Most assume that if parties on both ends of the conferenceácall are fluent English speakers, information will be... more...