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  • Conference Interpretingby Andrew Gillies

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Conference Interpreting: A Student?s Practice Book brings together a comprehensive compilation of tried and tested practical exercises which hone the sub-skills that make up successful conference interpreting Unique in its exclusively practical focus, Conference Interpreting: A Student?s Practice Book, serves as a reference for students and teachers... more...

  • An Introduction to Sociolinguisticsby Janet Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    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...

  • Psycholinguistics 101by H. Wind Cowles

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 5.99

    "[This book] opens a window into the process of psycholinguistics, pulling together classic and cutting-edge research from a number of different areas to provide an engaging and insightful introduction to the study of language processing. Psycholinguistics 101 is sure to hook students with its enthusiasm as it provides a clear introduction to the... more...

  • Linguistic Categorizationby John R. Taylor

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    This book provides a readable and clearly articulated introduction to an important area in the broader field of Cognitive Linguistics. Taking as its starting point the categorization of colour it explores the far reaching implications of Eleanor Rosch's seminal work on prototype categorization extending it's application of prototype theory from lexical... more...

  • Evaluation and Translationby Carol Maier

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The definition of value or quality with respect to work in translation has historically been a particularly vexed issue. Today, however, the growing demand for translations in such fields as technology and business and the increased scrutiny of translators' work by scholars in many disciplines is giving rise to a need for more nuanced, more specialized,... more...

  • Note-taking for Consecutive Interpretingby Andrew Gillies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Aimed at students of conference interpreting, whether on university and professional training courses or self-learners, Note-Taking for Consecutive Interpreting - A short Course offers future interpreters a step-by-step guide to the skill of note-taking, which forms an essential part of consecutive interpreting. The system proposed, made up of a range... more...

  • Language Contact in Times of Globalizationby Peter Houtzager; Remco van Pareren

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 83.00

    Language contact phenomena have been researched throughout the history of the discipline, but the intensity of the research has undoubtedly risen during the last decades due to growing globalization. This peer-reviewed volume presents twelve papers from the Second Conference on Language Contact in Times of Globalization (University of Groningen, June... more...

  • Control as Movementby Cedric Boeckx; Norbert Hornstein; Jairo Nunes

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 31.00 US$ 25.42

    Presents the main arguments for and against the Movement Theory of Control. more...

  • Investigations in Sociohistorical Linguisticsby Peter Trudgill

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    Containing tales of historical-sociolinguistic detection, this book provides a unique insight into how language contact shapes varieties of English. more...

  • Text Generationby Kathleen McKeown

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.90

    Kathleen McKeown explores natural language text and presents a formal analysis of problems in a computer program, TEXT. more...