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Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics


About the Series

This series was founded by Ken Hyland, the Chair of Applied Linguistics and Head of the Centre for Applied English Studies at The University of Hong Kong.

Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics offers the reader an understanding of the key innovations and challenges in core areas of Applied Linguistics and provides a strong personal view of where the field is heading from a leading academic in the field.

Each book in the series is written by a specially commissioned author with expertise in a given topic who discusses a current and controversial issue surrounding contemporary language use and points the way forward in that area.

Offering a cutting edge focus that carries the authority of an expert in the field and blending a clearly written and accessible outline of what we know about the field, where it is heading and the challenges involved, the books in this series are essential reading for those researching, teaching, and studying in applied linguistics.

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Innovations and Challenges in Grammar

Innovations and Challenges in Grammar

1st Edition

Michael Mccarthy
June 12, 2020

Innovations and Challenges in Grammar traces the history of common understandings of what grammar is and where it came from to demonstrate how ‘rules’ are anything but fixed and immutable. In doing so, it deconstructs the notion of ‘correctness’ to show how grammar changes over time thereby ...

Innovations and Challenges: Women, Language and Sexism

Innovations and Challenges: Women, Language and Sexism

1st Edition

Carmen Rosa Caldas-Coulthard
March 27, 2020

Innovations and Challenges: Women, Language and Sexism brings together an outstanding collection of essays from internationally recognised researchers to recontextualise some of the questions raised by feminist thinkers 40 years ago. By taking linguistically mediated violence as a central topic, ...

Innovations and Challenges in Language Learning Motivation

Innovations and Challenges in Language Learning Motivation

1st Edition

Zoltán Dörnyei​
February 25, 2020

Innovations and Challenges in Language Learning Motivation provides a cutting-edge perspective on the latest challenges and innovations in language learning motivation, incorporating numerous examples and cases in mainstream psychology and in the field of second language acquisition. Drawing on ...

Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics from the Global South

Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics from the Global South

1st Edition

Alastair Pennycook, Sinfree Makoni
August 01, 2019

Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics from the Global South provides an original appraisal of the latest innovations and challenges in applied linguistics from the perspective of the Global South. Global South perspectives are encapsulated in struggles for basic, economic, political and...

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