Titles published this month

SiN 24

Form-function Relations in Narrative Development: How Anna became a writer

E. Birgitta Svensson
April 2018. xi, 297 pp.
This book provides insights into the development toward narrative competence, and illustrates multifaceted patterns in the developing capacity to create globally coherent narrative texts.
Z 216

A Linguistic Handbook of French for Translators and Language Students

Paul Boucher
April 2018. xiv, 297 pp.
A Linguistic Handbook of French for Translators and Language Students offers the reader an in-depth contrastive study of French and English based on recent theories of linguistics and discourse analysis.
P&bns 285

Pragmatics of Japanese: Perspectives on grammar, interaction and culture

Edited by Mutsuko Endo Hudson, Yoshiko Matsumoto and Junko Mori
April 2018. xv, 311 pp.
Bringing together the latest studies on Japanese pragmatics, this edited volume showcases the breadth of research conducted in this ever-expanding, interdisciplinary field, with the introductory chapter providing a useful summary of developments in the field in the past decades.
AALS 17

Speaking in a Second Language

Edited by Rosa Alonso Alonso
April 2018. xii, 243 pp.
The book provides a novel approach to the study of speaking in a second language by combining recent findings in usage-based linguistics with current issues in teaching.