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Feature of the Month: English as a Lingua Franca

Routledge publishes a range of key authors and titles in World Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca. Below is a small selection of our recent titles and key bestsellers that showcase the diverse range of publications that include accessible textbooks, authoritative handbooks, seminal linguistic titles as well as cutting-edge research monographs.

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Featured Titles

  • The Politics of Translingualism

    After Englishes

    By Jerry Won Lee

    Translingualism refers to an orientation in scholarship that recognizes the fluidity of language boundaries and endorses a greater tolerance for the plurality of Englishes worldwide. However, it is possible that translingualism exacerbates the very problems it seeks to redress. This book seeks to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • The Routledge Handbook of English as a Lingua Franca

    Edited by JENNIFER JENKINS, Will Baker, MARTIN DEWEY

    The Routledge Handbook of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the main theories, concepts, contexts and applications of this rapidly developing field of study.Including 47 state-of-the art chapters from leading international…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Negotiating Englishes and English-speaking Identities

    A study of youth learning English in Italy

    By Jacqueline Aiello

    This book explores the effects of the global spread of English by reporting on a sequential explanatory mixed-methods study of the language attitudes, motivation and self-perceived English proficiency of youth in two Italian cities. Participant narratives highlight the far-reaching role that…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Global Englishes and Change in English Language Teaching

    Attitudes and Impact

    By Nicola Galloway

    Global Englishes and Change in English Language Teaching analyses the impact of current ELT practice, bringing together research from the fields of Global Englishes and ELT to provide suggestions for the implementation of a Global Englishes for Language Teaching curriculum. Calling…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Linguistics

  • Attitudes to World Englishes

    Implications for teaching English in South Korea

    By Hyejeong Ahn

    This book critically examines South Korean English teachers’ awareness of and attitude towards eight varieties of English and how they respond to the proposal of a World Englishes approach in their teaching practice. It showcases the deeply rooted favouritism towards American English and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English

    By Andrew Sewell

    This book explores the topics of English accents and pronunciation. It highlights their connections with several important issues in the study of English in the world, including intelligibility, identity, and globalization. The unifying strand is provided by English pronunciation models: what do…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Markets of English

    Linguistic Capital and Language Policy in a Globalizing World

    By Joseph Sung-Yul Park, Lionel Wee

    The global spread of English both reproduces and reinforces oppressive structures of inequality. But such structures can no longer be seen as imposed from an imperial center, as English is now actively adopted and appropriated in local contexts around the world. This book argues that such…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Introducing Global Englishes

    By Nicola Galloway, Heath Rose

    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
    Routledge

  • Global Englishes

    A Resource Book for Students, 3rd Edition

    By Jennifer Jenkins

    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
    Routledge English Language Introductions

  • English as a Lingua Franca in the International University

    The Politics of Academic English Language Policy

    By Jennifer Jenkins

    In this book, Jennifer Jenkins, one of the leading proponents of English as a Lingua Franca, explores current academic English language policy in higher education around the world. Universities around the world are increasingly presenting themselves as "international" but their English language…

    Paperback – 2013-08-06
    Routledge

  • Translingual Practice

    Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations

    By Suresh Canagarajah

    Winner of the AAAL Book Award 2015Winner of the Modern Language Association's Thirty-Third Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize Winner of the BAAL Book Prize 2014 Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations introduces a new way of looking at the use of English within a…

    Paperback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge

Routledge Studies in World Englishes

This Singapore Association for Applied Linguistics book series provides a starting point for those who wish to know more about the aspects of the spread of English in the current globalized world.