LINGUIST List 23.4558

Thu Nov 01 2012

Books: The English of Tourism: Raţă, Petroman, Petroman (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>



Date: 31-Oct-2012
From: Chris Humphrey <chumphreyc-s-p.org>
Subject: The English of Tourism: Raţă, Petroman, Petroman (Eds)
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Title: The English of TourismPublication Year: 2012Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing http://www.c-s-p.org

Editor: Georgeta RaţăEditor: Ioan PetromanEditor: Cornelia Petroman

Hardback: ISBN: 1443841285 9781443841283 Pages: 325 Price: U.K. £ 49.99Hardback: ISBN: 1443841285 9781443841283 Pages: 325 Price: U.S. $ 74.99

Abstract:

The English of Tourism is a collection of essays on the English specific to the Tourism Industry. The approach is a linguistic one: the different aspects of the English used in the field of tourism (tourism industry, types of tourism, travel agencies, Internet sites of travel agencies, eco-tourism, travel) and in tourism-related fields (accommodation, advertising, entertainment, food services, hospitality, transportation) are analysed from a morphological (combination, derivation), syntactical (nominal phrases, verbal phrases), lexical and lexicographical, semantic (homonymy, semantic fields, synonymy, terminology), pragmatic (academic discourse, idiom, metaphor), etymological (etymon, Latin heritage), and contrastive (Croatian-Romanian, English-Croatian, English-Romanian, French-English, Romanian-English) points of view.

This book will appeal to people employed in industries including hotels, transportation, events, food and beverage, parks and recreation, as well as to professors, researchers, students, and translators from Croatian-, English-, French-, and Romanian-speaking countries, active in their own countries or abroad.

The types of academic readership it will appeal to include: academic teaching staff, researchers and students in the field of tourism, of tourism-related fields - accommodation, advertising, entertainment, food services, hospitality, and transportation - and of languages.



Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics Discourse Analysis

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng)

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