Skip to Content

Books by Subject

English Language Books

You are currently browsing new and published books in the subject of English Language — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  1. Vietnam War Slang

    A Dictionary on Historical Principles

    By Tom Dalzell

    In 2014, the US marks the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, the basis for the Johnson administration’s escalation of American military involvement in Southeast Asia and war against North Vietnam. Vietnam War Slang outlines the context behind the slang used by members of the United...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Corpus-Based Contrastive Studies of English and Chinese

    By Tony McEnery, Richard Xiao

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book is concerned with cross-linguistic contrast of major grammatical categories in English and Chinese, two most important yet genetically different world languages. This genetic difference has resulted in many subsidiary differences that are, among other things, related to grammar. Compared...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics

    Edited by Claire Bowern, Bethwyn Evans

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics provides a survey of the field covering the methods which underpin current work; models of language change; and the importance of historical linguistics for other subfields of linguistics and other disciplines. Divided into five sections, the...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Researching Language and Social Media

    A Student Guide

    By Ruth Page, David Barton, Johann Wolfgang Unger, Michele Zappavigna

    Social Media is fast becoming a key area of linguistic research. This highly accessible guidebook leads students through the process of undertaking research in order to explore the language that people use when they communicate on social media sites. This textbook provides: An introduction to...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Applied Linguists Needed

    Cross-disciplinary Networking in Endangered Language Contexts

    Edited by Lida Cope

    It is a fact that the world’s languages are dying at an alarming rate. This comprehensive volume aspires to raise awareness among applied linguists and language practitioners about the needs and concerns of endangered language communities. It suggests that the way forward lies in building language...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Language Planning for Medium of Instruction in Asia

    Edited by M. Obaidul Hamid, Hoa T.M. Nguyen, Richard B. Baldauf

    This volume investigates the policy and practice of medium of instruction at different levels of education in Asian polities including Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Maldives, Nepal, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. The chapters provide an informed understanding of the...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Multimodal Epistemologies

    Towards an Integrated Framework

    Edited by Arianna Maiorani, Christine Christie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This volume develops a new multimodal semiotic approach to the study of communication, examining how multimodal discourse is construed transmedially and interculturally and how new technologies and cultural stances inform communicative contexts across the world. It contributes to current...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Survey English Dialects

    Edited by Michael V. Barry

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Multimodal Studies

    Exploring Issues and Domains

    Edited by Kay O'Halloran, Bradley A. Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    The phenomenon of multimodality has, as Jewitt observes, generated interest "across many disciplines...against the backdrop of considerable social change." Contemporary societies are grappling with the social implications of the rapid increase in sophistication and range of multimodal practices,...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Studies in English Language and Literature

    Doubt Wisely

    Edited by M. J. Toswell, E. M. Tyler

    This collection of twenty-nine papers is in honour of E. G. Stanley, Rawlinson and Bosworth Emeritus Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Oxford and Emeritus Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford. Written by scholars he has supervised, examined or otherwise served as mentor for within the...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge