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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...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 18.99
A masterpiece of linguistics scholarship, at once erudite and entertaining, confronts the thorny question of how?and whether?culture shapes language and language, culture Linguistics has long shied away from claiming any link between a language and the culture of its speakers: too much simplistic (even bigoted) chatter about the romance of Italian... more...
- Insight Publications 2012; US$ 22.99
This is the brilliant BRAND NEW EDITION of one of Insights best-selling Senior English resources. Through discussion, analysis, examples and activities based on different media types, students develop the ability to interpret a wide range of print and electronic media texts and to explore in depth how language is used to persuade readers and... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 32.00
An essential, comprehensive guide to the International Phonetic Alphabet, for phoneticians and others concerned with speech. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Fully updated and revised, this fourth edition of Halliday's Introduction to Functional Grammar explains the principles of systemic functional grammar, enabling the reader to understand and apply them in any context. Halliday's innovative approach of engaging with grammar through discourse has become a worldwide phenomenon in linguistics. Updates... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 89.95
This volume provides an excellent overview of the field of discourse processes, capturing both its breadth and its depth. World-renowned researchers present the latest theoretical developments and thought-provoking empirical data. In doing so, they cover a broad range of communicative activities, including text comprehension, conversational communication,... more...
- AMACOM 2008; US$ 6.99
The best time to learn a second language is as a child. During childhood, the brain is more receptive to language learning than at any other time in life. Aware that a second language can enrich their child?s understanding of other cultures and bring future job opportunities in a world drawn ever closer by globalization, many parents today are motivated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
The Media Economy analyzes the media industries and their activities from macro to micro levels, using concepts and theories to demonstrate the role the media plays in the economy as a whole. Representing a rapidly changing and evolving environment, this text breaks new ground through its analysis from two unique perspectives: examining the media industries... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
It is becoming crucial to accurately estimate and monitor speech quality in various ambient environments to guarantee high quality speech communication. This practical hands-on book shows speech intelligibility measurement methods so that the readers can start measuring or estimating speech intelligibility of their own system. The book also introduces... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
"Advances in Non-Linear Modeling for Speech Processing" includes advanced topics in non-linear estimation and modeling techniques along with their applications to speaker recognition. Non-linear aeroacoustic modeling approach is used to estimate the important fine-structure speech events, which are not revealed by the short time Fourier transform... more...