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Routledge English Language and Linguistics features a wide range of products from encyclopedias and Handbooks to research monographs, cutting-edge supplementary texts and accessible introductory textbooks. We publish market-leading textbooks on subjects ranging from Theoretical Linguistics to Sociolinguistics, Translation Studies to Second Language Acquisition. Our textbooks are supported by additional online material, including our Translation Studies Portal, which offers a wide range of free resources. Our handbook series in Applied Linguistics, Linguistics and English Language are expanding every year and we publish research monographs in all key areas.
Language, Society and Power is the essential introductory text to studying language in a variety of social contexts. This book examines the ways language functions, how it influences thought and how it varies according to age, ethnicity, class and gender. It considers whether representations of…
Paperback – 2015-01-16
Introducing Global Englishes provides comprehensive coverage of relevant research in the fields of World Englishes, English as a Lingua Franca, and English as an International Language. The book introduces students to the current sociolinguistic uses of the English language, using a range of…
Paperback – 2015-01-15
The second edition of Theories in Second Language Acquisition seeks to build on the strengths of the first edition by surveying the major theories currently used in second language acquisition research. This volume is an ideal introductory text for undergraduate and graduate students in SLA and…
Paperback – 2014-12-22
Second Language Acquisition Research Series
Language and Power is widely recognised both as a classic and an essential introductory textbook to the field of Critical Discourse Analysis. It focusses on how language functions in maintaining and changing power relations in modern society, the ways of analysing language which can reveal these…
Paperback – 2014-09-04
Assuming no prior knowledge, Understanding Syntax illustrates the major concepts, categories and terminology associated with the study of cross-linguistic syntax. A theory-neutral and descriptive viewpoint is taken throughout. Starting with an overview of what syntax is, the book moves on to…
Paperback – 2014-08-26
Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries, and key readings – all…
Paperback – 2014-08-14
Routledge English Language Introductions
This book examines interpreter-mediated medical encounters and focuses primarily on the phenomenon of bilingual health care. It highlights the interactive and coordinated nature of interpreter-mediated interactions. Elaine Hsieh has put together over 15 hours of interpreter-mediated medical…
Paperback – 2016-02-12
What is reading? In this groundbreaking book, esteemed researchers Ken Goodman, Peter Fries, and Steven Strauss, explain not only what reading really is but also why common sense makes it seem to be something quite different from that reality. How can this grand illusion be explained? That is the…
Paperback – 2016-02-10
Routledge Translation Guides cover the key translation text types and genres and equip translators and students of translation with the skills needed to translate them. Concise, accessible and written by leading authorities, they include examples from existing translations, activities, further…
Paperback – 2016-02-09
Routledge Translation Guides
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Routledge is pleased to introduce our new program of short form publications.
This exciting new format allows academics the flexibility to publish innovative
peer-reviewed research with a short turnaround. Find out more.
Routledge English Language and Linguistics is proud to present James Simpson of the University of Leeds and Anne Whiteside of San Francisco State University as our Editors of the Month! They are co-editors of the innovative Adult Language Education and Migration, published earlier this year.
The editors spoke with us about how Adult Language Education and Migration came together, what prompted its creation, key takeaways, and what makes this project unique.
Join Routledge as we celebrate Angela Downing, Professor Emeritus at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, our Author of the Month. The latest edition of her best-selling English Grammar is now available and comes complete with a companion website.
We spoke with the author about the evolution of her love for language, the inspiration behind writing English Grammar, and the differences between the latest and earlier editions of the book.
The Essential James Gee: An Introduction to Discourse Analysis is a FreeBook brought to you by Routledge. It features an original introduction and selections on critical discourse analysis, virtual worlds, and multimodality (to name just a few), all hand-picked by the author himself, James Paul Gee.
Leah Babb-Rosenfeld acquires books in the areas of Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Linguistic Anthropology, and other language and linguistics-related areas. She publishes cutting-edge scholarly books, handbooks, course books, and edited volumes. Some of her key series include: Second Language Acquisition Research; New Perspectives in Language Assessment; Routledge Foundations in Linguistic Anthropology; Research and Resources in Language Teaching; and Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition.
Andrea Hartill commissions books in the areas of language learning, translation, and pedagogy, with a special interest in Chinese and Arabic. As an experienced Senior Publisher, she has published books for the scholarly and professional reader, as well as for textbook markets. The Routledge Language list focuses on textbooks, grammars and dictionaries, plus research monographs, handbooks, and encyclopedias. She publishes innovative texts across a wide range of languages, including the less commonly taught languages. She can be found on Twitter @andreahartill and LinkedIn.
Elysse Preposi commissions scholarly research monographs and edited collections across a range of topics in Linguistics as an editor in our Routledge Research program. Series in this program highlight cutting-edge research in various sub-disciplines in linguistics, including multilingualism, language variation and change, translation and interpreting studies, multimodality, corpus linguistics, and critical discourse studies. She is actively working on developing new series as well as continuing to publish new titles in existing series, with a particular interest in receiving proposals in the areas of theoretical linguistics, historical linguistics, and second language acquisition.
Nadia Seemungal commissions a range of books across all areas of English language, Linguistics, and Applied Linguistics but has a special focus on theoretical linguistics and English language studies. Nadia works on a variety of titles including textbooks for undergraduates and postgraduates, handbooks, guidebooks, and monographs, and welcomes hearing about projects touching on emerging and cutting-edge areas. Her key series include Routledge Introductions to English Language Studies, Learning about Language, Understanding Language, Routledge Introductions to English for Specific Purposes, Routledge Research in English for Specific Purposes, Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics, and Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics & English Language Studies.
Louisa Semlyen oversees the global publishing programme in English Language, Linguistics, and Translation Studies. With over 20 years’ experience, Louisa commissions in Linguistics/Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, and Translation and Interpreting Studies, and welcomes proposals both in established and emerging areas. Louisa publishes textbooks, reference works, scholarly monographs, professional texts, and guidebooks. Her key series include Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics; New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting studies; Translation Practices Explained; Translation Theories Explained; Language, Society and Political Economy; Literacies; Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics and Routledge Handbooks in Translation and Interpreting Studies.