Arab Society of English Language Studies (ASELS) provides space for members to share information about or even promote new book publications in the field. This will include one section for a list of latest publications and another section covering Society reviews of book publications by members. For the first section you should email us relevant information about the book (author, title, publisher, date of publication, etc). For the second section you are welcome to send us hard copies
ASELS members are encouraged to send their reviews or thier books for review and consideration in the Society journal: Arab World English Journal(AWEJ). Additionally AWEJ will publish a special addition of selected and peer-reviewed papers from any annual ASELS conferences.
Basil Hatim, American University of Sharjah, UAE and
Jeremy Munday, University of Leeds, UK
Series: Routledge Applied Linguistics
This Advanced Resource Book looks afresh at translation, introducing the subject in theory and practice from a variety of linguistic and cultural angles. Revised and updated throughout, the second edition focuses on this area of intercultural communication through the lens of key topics in both linguistics and cultural studies. Topics covered include: semantics and pragmatics, discourse and gender studies, corpus translation studies, translation and technology. To capture the practical nature of the approaches proposed, a wide range of examples are drawn from English and other languages, including Spanish, Russian and Arabic. Diversity is enhanced by material from a range of sources, genres and text-types, including videogames and advertising. Included are selected extracts from the works of groundbreaking figures in the field that document the theoretical foundations of the discipline. This resource book, written by two experienced teachers, translators and researchers in the field, remains an essential reference for students of Translation Studies and Applied Linguistics.
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- The Dilemma of Sustainability in the Age of Globalization: A Quest for a Paradigm of Development
Title:The Dilemma of Sustainability in the Age of Globalization: A Quest for a Paradigm of Development
Author: Dr. Mohamed Elkamel Bakari
The Dilemma of Sustainability in the Age of Globalization: A Quest for a Paradigm of Development offers an exhaustive overview of the different political, social, economic, and cultural circumstances that paved the way for the inception of sustainable development. It particularly traces the evolution of this project in an unpropitious context of neo-liberal capitalism and globalization.
- Fear of Negative Evaluation in an EFL Setting: An Algerian Case Study
Title:Fear of Negative Evaluation in an EFL Setting: An Algerian Case Study
Author: Nadia Idri, PhD
Publication: November, 2016
Publisher: Editions universitaires Européennes. ISBN : 978-3-639-83231-0
Algeria has known an important phase at higher education since 2004.The adoption of the LMD reform was a turning point to all counterpartsof the higher education sector. The author of this book witnessed thetransition from the classical system to the LMD system. This was thefirst incentive to conduct research on how students feel and live thischange. Evaluation is a key concept in the LMD reform. The author’sinterest is put on the students’ affective well-being while learningEnglish as a Foreign Language (EFL). Focus is put on Fear of NegativeEvaluation (FNE) as part of Foreign Language Anxiety (FLA). Four causesgrouped in three hypotheses make the core of this book. The authorused two research techniques; participant observation ...
- Marmaduke Pickthall Reinstated: What Canon?
Title: Marmaduke Pickthall Reinstated: What Canon?
Authors: Ebtisam A. Sadiq, Naela H. Danish, and Afra S. Al-Shiban
Marmaduke Pickthall was a prolific British novelist, essayist, journalist, and short story writer who was positively received by his contemporaries for his fictional oeuvre, but is hardly known in the current literary world. Despite his obvious talents, Pickthall was unfortunately ignored when the English literary canon was formed in the mid-twentieth century. Today, he is only remembered for his conversion to Islam, his Turkish sympathies, and his translation of the Holy Qur’an to English in 1930.
Publication: September,23, 2016
Publisher: Partridge Singapore
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