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Language and Linguistics

Cambridge Scholars Publishing has a wide range of titles in the broad fields of Language and Linguistics, ranging from titles on the study of language (in the fields of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics), to more specialised and interdisciplinary fields, including historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, ethnolinguistics, dialectology, computational linguistics and neurolinguistics.

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10th Conference on British and American Studies - Crossing Boundaries

This book consists of a collection of papers on specific issues centred around three broad areas of scholarly interest: native language analysis, foreign language acquisition and training, and cultural and literary studies. It provides a concise snapshot of the multiplicity of vantage points from which language, literature and cult...
£49.99

Academic Days of Timişoara

Academic Days of Timişoara: Language Education Today is a book of the proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium “Language Education Today: Between Theory and Practice” held in Timişoara, Romania, on May 6–7, 2011, under the auspices of the Romanian Academy. It will appeal to teachers of modern languages no matter the level of ...
£64.99

Academic Writing

How do I improve my essay writing skills? Where can I learn quickly how to improve my speech writing? How does writing for the web differ from conventional writing? Are there some categories of mistakes that people commonly make in attempting to write good prose? How can I be persuasive in my writing style? How did language evolve?...
£39.99

Academic Writing and Interdisciplinarity

Applied linguistics as a discipline embodies a wide canvass of knowledge pertaining to language studies. One dimension of this knowledge that has whetted the appetite of scholars is student academic writing. Professor Chandrasoma´s book critically explores academic interdisciplinarity, a relatively new area of student writing in ou...
£34.99

A Cognitive Approach to Adverbial Subordination in European Portuguese

The study of adverbial clauses in Portuguese is related to the fact that the Portuguese speaker may chose between three different structures, i.e. the adverbial clause may contain the plain infinitive, the inflected infinitive or a finite verb form. In the field of Portuguese Linguistics, the analysis of these structures has tradit...
£34.99

A Comparative Study of Four English Translations of Sûrat Ad-Dukhân on the Semantic Level

Through combining a knowledge of translation theory and application, the present book aims at holding a semantic comparison of four English translations attempted by Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthall, ‘Abdullâh Yûsuf ‘Alî, Arthur J. Arberry and Muhammad Mahmûd Ghâlî of Sûrat Ad-Dukhân (the Chapter of Smoke). As a theoretical framework, ...
£39.99

Across Boundaries

This book aims to showcase research into translation and translation teaching as they are currently practised in a variety of contexts across the globe. The editors are particularly interested in highlighting how particular concepts of translation (‘harmonization’, ‘thick translation’, etc) have evolved or been applied in particula...
£34.99

A Crosslinguistic Study of the Language of Space

This book examines spatial language in sign languages (Turkish Sign Language, Croatian Sign Language, American Sign Language, and Austrian Sign Language) and spoken languages (Turkish, English, and Croatian). The book presents a novel model, the Crossmodal Spatial Language, to account for similarities and differences in these langu...
£34.99

A Cultural Journey through the English Lexicon

This book is a metaphorical journey through the English lexicon, viewed as a vehicle and a mirror of cultural identity.From the translatability of phrases and metaphors to genre-specific terms, from English as a Lingua Franca to English language teaching, the studies collected here testify to the fact that in English – and overall ...
£39.99

Adaptations, Versions and Perversions in Modern British Drama

This book aims to explore which plays were deemed ‘suitable’ to be reworked for foreign or local stages; what transformations – linguistic, semiotic, theatrical – were undertaken so as to accommodate international audiences; how national literary traditions are forged, altered, and diluted by means of transnational adapting techniq...
£39.99

Advances in Chinese as a Second Language

This book is a collection of 13 empirical studies examining the acquisition and processing of Chinese as a second language. On the acquisition front, these studies explore the acquisition of structures such as the perfective marker le, wh-questions, bei- constructions, and bare nouns, and examine the factors that may affect acquisi...
£49.99

Advances in Discourse Approaches

Taboo words, Quentin Tarantino’s films, humorous dialogues from “Sex and the City”, witty advertising slogans, the Bible, Barack Obama’s speeches, or legal discourse are only a few of the topics addressed in the volume.The study of discourse is a diversified and fast-developing field of language research, embracing methodological p...
£44.99
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