Routledge Applied Linguistics: A Compilation of Cutting Edge Research

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First is a chapter from Suresh Canagarajah's  Translingual Practices, an incisive and ground-breaking book which has won three professional awards, namely MLA's Shaughnessy Award, and the best book awards from the British and American Associations for Applied Linguistics (BAAL and AAAL). The book engages with the changes underway in communication in the context of globalization, mobility, and new technology and introduces a new way of looking at the use of English within a global context.

Our second excerpt is from  The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity edited by Siân Preece. This book provides a clear and comprehensive survey of the field of language and identity from an applied linguistics perspective and contains forty-one chapters written by specialists from around the world.

Our third chapter is from another new and key handbook, The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes edited by Ken Hyland and Philip Shaw This is an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to English for Academic Purposes which covers the main theories,concepts,contexts and applications of this fast growing area of applied linguistics.

Our final chapter is written by Stanton Wortham and Angela Reyes from their book,  Discourse Analysis beyond the Speech Event. This innovative work introduces a new approach to discourse analysis and argues that discourse analysts should look beyond fixed speech events and consider the development of discourses over time.

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  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity

    Edited by Sian Preece

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity provides a clear and comprehensive survey of the field of language and identity from an applied linguistics perspective. Forty-one chapters are organised into five sections covering: theoretical perspectives informing language and identity…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18
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    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes

    Edited by Ken Hyland, Philip Shaw

    The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to English for Academic Purposes (EAP), covering the main theories, concepts, contexts and applications of this fast growing area of applied linguistics. Forty-four chapters…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25
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    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Discourse Analysis beyond the Speech Event

    By Stanton Wortham, Angela Reyes

    Discourse Analysis beyond the Speech Event introduces a new approach to discourse analysis. In this innovative work, Wortham and Reyes argue that discourse analysts should look beyond fixed speech events and consider the development of discourses over time. Drawing on theories and methods from…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
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  • 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
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    Application and Impact

    Edited by Robert Lawson, Dave Sayers

    Shortlisted for the LSA Leonard Bloomfield Book Award 2017 Sociolinguistic Research: Application and Impact provides a unique overview of international research projects, showcasing their positive outcomes and offering critical insights and constructive critiques into the meaning of ‘impact’ in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-12
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology

    Edited by Fiona Farr, Liam Murray

    The exponential growth and development of modern technologies in all sectors has made it increasingly difficult for students, teachers and teacher educators to know which technologies to employ and how best to take advantage of them. The Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology…

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  • Classroom Discourse Analysis

    A Tool For Critical Reflection, Second Edition

    By Betsy Rymes

    This second edition of Classroom Discourse Analysis continues to make techniques widely used in the field of discourse analysis accessible to a broad audience and illustrates their practical application in the study of classroom talk, ideal for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02
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  • Second Language Research

    Methodology and Design, 2nd Edition

    By Alison Mackey, Susan M. Gass

    In this second edition of the best-selling Second Language Research, Alison Mackey and Sue Gass continue to guide students step-by-step through conducting the second language research process with a clear and comprehensive overview of the core issues in second language research. Supported by a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
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