English Language & Applied Linguistics

We provide researchers, professionals, lecturers and students with books, Journals, eProducts, Resources and Information in the subject of English Language & Linguistics.

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.

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105Series in English Language & Applied Linguistics

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1,386New Products

  • Linguistic Justice

    Van Parijs and his Critics

    Edited by Helder De Schutter, David Robichaud

    The world contains over 6000 languages and less than 200 states to accommodate them. This creates the important normative question of how to respond politically to linguistic diversity. What is a just language policy? Are language minorities entitled to language protection? Should language rights…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30

  • African Accents

    A Workbook for Actors

    By Beth McGuire

    This is a comprehensive workbook for actors, covering the key characteristics and profiles of a wide range of African accents of English. Its unique approach not only addresses the methods and processes by which to go about learning an accent, but also looks in detail at each example. This lets the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26

  • Advancing Methodology and Practice

    The IRIS Repository of Instruments for Research into Second Languages

    Edited by Alison Mackey, Emma Marsden

    Instruments for Research into Second Languages is an accessible introduction to understanding and evaluating existing and emerging methodologies in L2 research. The book provides an introduction to the data collection materials available in the IRIS database. IRIS is an open access, searchable…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

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Marketing Contacts

Editorial Contacts

  • Leah Babb-Rosenfeld, Commissioning Editor

    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, Senior Publisher (UK)

    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.

  • Nadia Seemungal, Senior Editor

    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, Senior Publisher (UK)

    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.


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