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  • Introducing Phonetic Scienceby Michael Ashby; John Maidment

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 33.00

    This accessible textbook provides a clear and practical introduction to phonetics, the study of speech. more...

  • An Introduction to Sociolinguisticsby Janet Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    Sociolinguistics is the study of the interaction between language and society. In this classic introductory work, Janet Holmes examines the role of language in a variety of social contexts, considering both how language works and how it can be used to signal and interpret various aspects of social identity. Written with Holmes' customary enthusiasm,... more...

  • Cambridge Handbook of Child Languageby Edith L. Bavin

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 42.00

    This 2009 Handbook brings together the world's foremost researchers to provide a one-stop resource for the study of language acquisition and development. more...

  • Essential Linguisticsby David E. Freeman; Yvonne S. Freeman

    Heinemann 2004; US$ 37.50

    With increased emphasis on phonemic awareness and phonics, teachers need to know how language works. Basic linguistic concepts can help them make decisions about how to teach reading, spelling, phonics, and grammar to all students, including English language learners. The Freemans explain essential linguistic concepts in a thorough but manageable manner,... more...

  • Intercultural Interactionby Dr Helen Spencer-Oatey; Professor Peter Franklin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 38.00

    Written in a highly accessible style and in four parts, this book provides rapid and authoritative access to current ideas and practice in intercultural communication. It draws on concepts and findings from a range of different disciplines and uses authentic examples of intercultural interaction to illustrate points. more...

  • Computer-Aided Translation Technologyby Lynne Bowker

    University of Ottawa Press 2002; US$ 12.99

    Lynne Bowker introduces the world of technology to the world of translation in this unique book, the first of its kind. Bowker reveals the role of technology in translation and how to use this ever developing tool. more...

  • Audiovisual Translation through a Gender Lensby Marcella De Marco

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 45.00

    The past decades have witnessed considerable developments in Translation Studies and, particularly, a growing interest in the cultural and ideological differences engendered by the act of translating. More recently, Audiovisual Translation has also experienced an impressive growth in terms of research developments and applications. This book focuses... more...

  • Critical Media Studiesby Brian L. Ott; Robert L. Mack

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95

    Fully revised to reflect today’s media environment, this new edition of Critical Media Studies offers students a comprehensive introduction to the field and demonstrates how to think critically about the power and influence of media in our daily lives. Presents an engaging and comprehensive introduction to a broad range of critical approaches... more...

  • Conversation Analysis and Discourse Analysisby Robin Wooffitt

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 66.00

    `This is one of those books that, researchers, students and teachers want to have on their desks, because it answers questions, clarifies confusing areas, and provides accessible overviews of sometimes technical work - and all in prose that is unpretentious and engaging' - British Journal of Sociology `There is no doubt that conversation analysis... more...

  • You Are What You Speakby Robert Lane Greene

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 25.00

    "An insightful, accessible examination of the way in which day-to-day speech is tangled in a complicated web of history, politics, race, economics and power." - Kirkus What is it about other people?s language that moves some of us to anxiety or even rage? For centuries, sticklers the world over have donned the cloak of authority to control the way... more...