The Theory and Practice of Translation, first published in 1982 and a companion work to Toward a Science of Translating (Brill, 1964), analyses and describes the set of processes involved in translating.
Exploring Learner Language (Handbooks for Language Teachers)
This innovative workbook and DVD pack provides a hands-on introduction to the study of language used by learners of English as a Second Language (ESL). The DVD features six adult ESL learners and two native speakers of English doing individual and pairwork language tasks. Linked exercises in the book guide the reader through an analysis of the language used by the ESL learners, with full transcripts and an answer discussion section for reference. Through doing learner language analysis at the descriptive case-study level, language teachers can develop skills for exploratory practice that will help them to address their queries about learner language.
Comprising state-of-the-art research, this substantially expanded and revised Handbook discusses the latest global and interdisciplinary issues across bilingualism and multilingualism.
Includes the addition of ten new authors to the contributor team, and coverage of seven new topics ranging from global media to heritage language learning
Provides extensively revised coverage of bilingual and multilingual communities, polyglot aphasia, creolization, indigenization, linguistic ecology and endangered languages, multilingualism, and forensic linguistics
Practical English Language Teaching (PELT): Speaking
Vision and purpose. The Practical English Language Teaching series is designed for practicing teachers, or teachers in preparation who may or may not have formal training in second and foreign language teaching methodology. The core volume in this series, Practical English Language Teaching, provides an overall introduction to key aspects of language teaching methodology in an accessible yet not trivial way. The purpose of this book is to explore the teaching of speaking in greater depth than was possible in the core volume, while at the same time remaining both comprehensive and accessible.
Teaching Language: From Grammar to Grammaring (TeacherSource)
A must-read for every language teaching professional, "Teaching Language: From Grammar to Grammaring" explores the regular, predictable elements of language as well as the potential creativity of its underlying system. By combining a wide range of viewpoints with her own personal experiences and studies, Diane Larsen-Freeman challenges the static descriptive ideas of grammar, based on rules, and promotes the more fluid and dynamic notions of reason-driven grammaring, which she defines as "the ability to use grammar structures accurately, meaningfully, and appropriately".
The volume contains most updated theoretical and empirical research on foreign or second language processes analyzed from the perspective of cognition and affect. It consists of articles devoted to various issued related to such broad topics as gender, literacy, translation or culture, to mention a few. The collection of papers offers a constructive and inspiring insight into a fuller understanding of the interconnection of the language-cognition-affect trichotomy.
English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the United States 2nd Edition
Since its initial publication, English with an Accent has provoked debate and controversy within classrooms through its in-depth scrutiny of American attitudes towards language. Rosina Lippi-Green discusses the ways in which discrimination based on accent functions to support and perpetuate social structures and unequal power relations.