Linguistics: Bestsellers

13Bestsellers

  • Language, Society and Power: An Introduction book cover

    Language, Society and Power

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Annabelle Mooney, Betsy Evans

    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
    Routledge

  • Introducing Global Englishes book cover

    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

  • Theories in Second Language Acquisition: An Introduction book cover

    Theories in Second Language Acquisition

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bill VanPatten, Jessica Williams

    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
    Routledge
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • Language and Power book cover

    Language and Power

    3rd Edition

    By Norman Fairclough

    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
    Routledge

  • Understanding Syntax book cover

    Understanding Syntax

    4th Edition

    By Maggie Tallerman

    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
    Understanding Language

  • Global Englishes: A Resource Book for Students book cover

    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

  • Practical Phonetics and Phonology: A Resource Book for Students book cover

    Practical Phonetics and Phonology

    A Resource Book for Students, 3rd Edition

    By Beverley S. Collins, Inger M. Mees

    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 in…

    Paperback – 2013-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge English Language Introductions

  • An Introduction to Sociolinguistics book cover

    An Introduction to Sociolinguistics

    4th Edition

    By Janet Holmes

    Sociolinguistics is the study of the interaction between language and society. In this classic introductory work, Janet Holmes examines the role of language in a variety of social contexts, considering both how language works and how it can be used to signal and interpret various aspects of social…

    Paperback – 2013-01-28
    Routledge
    Learning about Language

  • Introducing Sociolinguistics book cover

    Introducing Sociolinguistics

    2nd Edition

    By Miriam Meyerhoff

    This second edition of Miriam Meyerhoff’s highly successful textbook is supported by the Routledge Sociolinguistics Reader and online resources common to both books. It provides a solid, up-to-date appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of the field covering foundation issues, recent advances…

    Paperback – 2011-02-03
    Routledge

  • In Other Words: A Coursebook on Translation book cover

    In Other Words

    A Coursebook on Translation, 2nd Edition

    By Mona Baker, Mona Baker

    In Other Words is the definitive coursebook for anyone studying translation. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, it offers both a practical and theoretical guide to translation studies, and provides an important foundation for training professional translators. Drawing on modern linguistic…

    Paperback – 2011-01-28
    Routledge

  • Introducing Phonetics and Phonology book cover

    Introducing Phonetics and Phonology

    3rd Edition

    By Mike Davenport, S.J. Hannahs

    This book examines some of the ways in which linguists can express what native speakers know about the sound system of their language. Intended for the absolute beginner, it requires no previous background in linguistics, phonetics or phonology. Starting with a grounding in phonetics and…

    Paperback – 2010-07-30
    Routledge

  • Understanding Second Language Acquisition book cover

    Understanding Second Language Acquisition

    By Lourdes Ortega

    Whether we grow up with one, two, or several languages during our early years of life, many of us will learn a second, foreign, or heritage language in later years. The field of Second language acquisition (SLA, for short) investigates the human capacity to learn additional languages in late…

    Paperback – 2008-11-28
    Routledge
    Understanding Language

  • Semiotics: The Basics book cover

    Semiotics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Daniel Chandler

    This updated second edition provides a clear and concise introduction to the key concepts of semiotics in accessible and jargon-free language. With a revised introduction and glossary, extended index and suggestions for further reading, this new edition provides an increased number of examples…

    Paperback – 2007-01-09
    Routledge
    The Basics