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Lexicology: A Short Introduction
Lexicology: A Short IntroductionThis readable introductory textbook presents a concise survey of lexicology. The first section of the book is a survey of the study of words, providing students with an overview of basic issues in defining and understanding the word as a unit of language. This section also examines the history of lexicology, the evolution of dictionaries and recent developments in the field. The second section extends this study of lexicology into the relationship between words and meaning, etymology, prescription, language as social phenomenon and translation. "Lexicology: A Short Introduction" will be of interest to undergraduate students of linguistics.
The 'Language Instinct' Debate
The 'Language Instinct' DebateWhen it was first published in 1997, Geoffrey Sampson's Educating Eve was described as the definitive response to Steven Pinker's The Language Instinct and Noam Chomsky's nativism. In this revised and expanded new edition, Sampson revisits his original arguments in the light of fresh evidence that has emerged since the original publication.
Since Chomsky revolutionized the study of language in the 1960s, it has increasingly come to be accepted that language and other knowledge structures are hard-wired in our genes. According to this view, human beings are born with a rich structure of cognition already in place. But people do not realize how thin the evidence for that idea is.
Introductory Course of English Phonetics

Introductory Course of English PhoneticsIntroductory Course of English Phonetics

Учебное пособие по практической фонетике для студентов 1 курса английского отделения.
По заверениям студентов и преподавателей, одно из лучших пособий по фонетике для уровня 1 курса.
Domestication+Foreignisation=? A Nontraditional Approach to Audiovisual Translation

Domestication+Foreignisation=? A Nontraditional Approach to Audiovisual TranslationDomestication+Foreignisation=? A Nontraditional Approach to Audiovisual Translation

The purpose of the study is to investigate whether domestication and foreignisation may coexist in one translation it truly impossible to use both strategies in a single translation? Moreover, the author will try to analyse how and in what contexts each strategy is used and what motivated the
translator’s choices.

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Interpreting: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Interpreting: Yesterday, Today, and TomorrowThis volume is concerned with the profession and discipline of interpretation. The range of perspectives presented in this collection of essays exemplifies the rich diversity of the profession as we know it today. Interpreting has been known to exist through the ages, though it was not necessarily considered a profession as such. We can attribute the current standing of the practice, in large part, to the historical circumstances which determined it and the efforts of those who responded to the need for communication within these circumstances.
Processing Varieties in English: An Examination of Oral and Written Speech Across Genres
Processing Varieties in English: An Examination of Oral and Written Speech Across GenresThis study of oral and written speech in English examines media as processing varieties and looks at their interaction with genre. To date, the study of orality and literacy in English has been unsystematic; findings in turn have been inconsistent and contradictory.
In this treatment, clear methodological parameters have been set up to ensure accurate and significant findings. All texts used are parallel texts arising out of the same or similar context of situation. With this methodology, ideational meaning is clearly distinguished from textual meaning.
Practicing Linguistic Historiography (Studies in the History of the Language Sciences)

Practicing Linguistic Historiography (Studies in the History of the Language Sciences)

This collection contains 24 articles on the history of linguistics written between 1978 and 1988, divided into three parts: 1. Methods and Models in Linguistic Historiography 2. Tradition and Transmission of Linguistic Notions 3. Schools and Scholars in the History of Linguistics Three articles are written in German, two in French and one in Italian. The remaining eighteen articles are in English.