Linguistics: English Language

  • The Business of Words: Wordsmiths, Linguistics, and Other Language Workers book cover

    The Business of Words

    Wordsmiths, Linguistics, and Other Language Workers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crispin Thurlow

    The Business of Words examines the practices of 'high-end' language workers or wordsmiths where we find words being professionally designed, institutionally managed and, inevitably, objectified for status and profit. Aligned with existing work on language and political economy in critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Language and Neoliberal Governmentality book cover

    Language and Neoliberal Governmentality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luisa Martín Rojo, Alfonso Del Percio

    Against a background of the ongoing crisis of global capitalism and the fracturing of the neoliberal project, this book provides a detailed account of the ways in which language is profoundly imbricated in the neoliberalising of the fabric of social life. With chapters from a cast list of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Language, Society and Political Economy

  • 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 – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge

  • Academic Discourse and Global Publishing: Disciplinary Persuasion in Changing Times book cover

    Academic Discourse and Global Publishing

    Disciplinary Persuasion in Changing Times, 1st Edition

    By Ken Hyland, Kevin Jiang

    Academic Discourse and Global Publishing offers a coherent argument for changes in published academic writing over the past 50 years. Demonstrating how published writing represents academics’ decisions about how best to present their work, their readers and themselves in the global context of a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Investigating World Englishes: Research Methodology and Practical Applications book cover

    Investigating World Englishes

    Research Methodology and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter I. De Costa, Dustin Crowther, Jeffrey Maloney

    This book provides readers with an in-depth understanding of the methodological tools that have to date been implemented within World Englishes (WE) research. It serves as a tool to allow for better methodological rigor in interpreting prior research, as well as in conducting future research in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Language, Creativity and Humour Online book cover

    Language, Creativity and Humour Online

    1st Edition

    By Camilla Vásquez

    Language, Creativity and Humour Online offers new insights into the creative linguistic practices found in diverse digital contexts, such as social media platforms. It introduces new digital genres and contexts, expanding existing research on Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) and covering key…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge
    Language and Digital Media

  • World Englishes book cover

    World Englishes

    3rd Edition

    By Gunnel Melchers, Philip Shaw, Peter Sundkvist

    The third edition of World Englishes provides an engaging overview of the global variations in vocabulary, grammar, phonology and pragmatics of English as it is used worldwide. This book introduces the principles of linguistic variation and provides coverage on the roots of English, the spread of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge

  • The Pluricentricity Debate: On Austrian German and other Germanic Standard Varieties book cover

    The Pluricentricity Debate

    On Austrian German and other Germanic Standard Varieties, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Dollinger

    This book unpacks a 30-year debate about the pluricentricity of German. It examines the concept of pluricentricity, an idea implicit to the study of World Englishes, which expressly allows for national standard varieties, and the notion of "pluri-areality," which seeks to challenge the former.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Linguistics

  • From Pictures to Letters: First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing book cover

    From Pictures to Letters

    First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Walpole

    Originally published in 1937. This book is ‘an account of the special training necessary for the young boy or girl in letter-making and simple reading’. The book uses ‘Basic English’, the 850 words of which are included specifically for reference, as a suggested starting point for the teaching of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy in Multimedia America: Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum book cover

    Literacy in Multimedia America

    Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By Ladislaus M Semali

    Originally published in 2000. This book provides insights, practical suggestions and clear-cut strategies for integrating media across the K-12 curriculum. This contribution to teaching and curriculum design uses students' own media experiences or media vignettes from students' lives to enter…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language in Conflict book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Language in Conflict

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lesley Jeffries, Jim O'Driscoll, Matthew Evans

    The Routledge Handbook of Language in Conflict presents a range of linguistic approaches as a means for examining the nature of communication related to conflict. Divided into four sections, the handbook critically examines text, interaction, languages and applications of linguistics in situations…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing: Theories, Histories and Policies book cover

    Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing

    Theories, Histories and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paola Spinozzi, Massimiliano Mazzanti

     Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing: Theories, Histories and Policies examines and assesses the interdependence between sustainability and wellbeing by drawing attention to humans as producers and consumers in a post-human age. Why wellbeing ought to be regarded as essential to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

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