Linguistics: English Language

  • English Vocabulary Today: Into the 21st Century book cover

    English Vocabulary Today

    Into the 21st Century

    By Barry J. Blake

    English Vocabulary Today: Into the 21st Century offers an innovative perspective on the ways in which contemporary English language vocabulary continues to adapt and grow in light of emerging technologies and ideas. The book begins with a concise history of the English language, followed by…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 

  • Shakespeare's Language: Perspectives, past and present book cover

    Shakespeare's Language

    Perspectives, past and present

    By Keith Johnson

    In Shakespeare’s Language, Keith Johnson offers an overview of the rich and dynamic history of the reception and study of Shakespeare’s language from his death right up to the present.   Tracing a chronological history of Shakespeare’s language, Keith Johnson also picks up on classic and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 

  • Bad English: An introduction to language attitudes and ideologies book cover

    Bad English

    An introduction to language attitudes and ideologies

    By Elizabeth Peterson

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 

  • Revival: On the Study of Words (1904) book cover

    Revival: On the Study of Words (1904)

    By Richard Chenevix Trench

    First published in 1904, this book contains the conclusions of a series of lectures exploring the moral and historical value of single words. The author argues that, just as wisdom and knowledge are discoverable in books, so too are these treasures to be found in individual words themselves.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • An Introduction to Applied Linguistics book cover

    An Introduction to Applied Linguistics

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Norbert Schmitt, Michael P.H. Rodgers

    An Introduction to Applied Linguistics provides a complete, authoritative and up-to-date overview of the state of the field. Divided into three sections covering: a description of language and language use; essential areas of enquiry; and the four skills and testing, the Third Edition of this…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05 

  • Learners in Transition: Chinese Students’ Journeys from EFL to ESL and EIL book cover

    Learners in Transition

    Chinese Students’ Journeys from EFL to ESL and EIL

    By Yoke Sim Fong

    As the number of PRC Chinese students learning English increases worldwide, the need for teachers to understand the characteristics and challenges facing this group of learners grows. This is particularly true for those students moving from an English as a Foreign Language context to an English as…

    Paperback – 2018-11-27 

  • Language and Power: A Resource Book for Students book cover

    Language and Power

    A Resource Book for Students, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Simpson, Andrea Mayr, Simon Statham

    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 – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge English Language Introductions

  • The Politics of English in Hong Kong: Attitudes, Identity and Use book cover

    The Politics of English in Hong Kong

    Attitudes, Identity and Use

    By Jette G. Hansen Edwards

    The focus of the book is on impact of politics on language and identity in Hong Kong. This book is the first study to track real time language attitude changes against a divisive political landscape. It is also the most comprehensive study of language attitudes in Hong Kong to date, taking place…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19 
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Language, Society and Power: An Introduction book cover

    Language, Society and Power

    An Introduction, 5th Edition

    By Annabelle Mooney, Betsy Evans

    Language, Society and Power is an accessible introduction to studying language in a variety of social contexts.  This book examines the ways language functions, how it influences the way we view society and how it varies according to age, ethnicity, class and gender. It considers whether…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 

  • The Language of Hate: A Corpus Lingusitic Analysis of White Supremacist Language book cover

    The Language of Hate

    A Corpus Lingusitic Analysis of White Supremacist Language

    By Andrew Brindle

    In this book, Andrew Brindle analyzes a corpus of texts taken from a white supremacist web forum which refer to the subject of homosexuality, drawing conclusions about the discourses of extremism and the dissemination of far-right hate speech online. The website from which Brindle’s corpus is drawn…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

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