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  • Assessing English for Professional Purposes book cover

    Assessing English for Professional Purposes

    1st Edition

    By Ute Knoch, Susy Macqueen

    Assessing English for Professional Purposes provides a state-of-the-art account of the various kinds of language assessments used to determine people’s ability to function linguistically in the workplace. At a time when professional expertise is increasingly mobile and diverse, with highly trained…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Describing Prescriptivism: Usage guides and usage problems in British and American English book cover

    Describing Prescriptivism

    Usage guides and usage problems in British and American English, 1st Edition

    By Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade

    Describing Prescriptivism provides a topical and thought-provoking analysis of linguistic prescriptivism in British and American English, from a historical as well as present-day perspective. Focusing on usage guides and usage problems, the book takes a three-fold approach to present an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Prosodic Studies: Challenges and Prospects book cover

    Prosodic Studies

    Challenges and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hongming Zhang, Youyong Qian

    Prosody is one of the core components of language and speech, indicating the information about syntax, turn-taking in conversation, types of utterance, such as questions or statements, as well as speakers' attitudes and feelings. This edited volume takes studies in prosody on Asian languages as…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Persian Calligraphy: A Corpus Study of Letterforms book cover

    Persian Calligraphy

    A Corpus Study of Letterforms, 1st Edition

    By Mahdiyeh Meidani

    This book is an exploratory adventure to defamiliarize calligraphy, especially Persian Nastaliq calligraphic letterforms, and to look beyond the tradition that has always considered calligraphy as pursuant to and subordinate to linguistic practices. Calligraphy can be considered a visual…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Systemic Functional Political Discourse Analysis: A Text-based Study book cover

    Systemic Functional Political Discourse Analysis

    A Text-based Study, 1st Edition

    By Eden Sum-hung Li, Percy Luen-tim Lui, Andy Ka-chun Fung

    Systemic Functional Political Discourse Analysis: A Text-based Study is the first book which takes a comprehensive systemic functional perspective on political discourse to provide a complete, integrated, exhaustive, systemic and functional description and analysis. Based on the political…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Systemic Functional Language Description: Making Meaning Matter book cover

    Systemic Functional Language Description

    Making Meaning Matter, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.R. Martin, Y.J. Doran, Giacomo Figueredo

    This volume showcases previously unpublished research on theoretical, descriptive, and methodological innovations for understanding language patterns grounded in a Systemic Functional Linguistic perspective. Featuring contributions from an international range of scholars, the book demonstrates…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Building Teacher Capacity in Vietnamese English Language Teaching: Research, Policy and Practice book cover

    Building Teacher Capacity in Vietnamese English Language Teaching

    Research, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Van Canh Le, Hoa Thi Mai Nguyen, Thi Thuy Minh Nguyen, Roger Barnard

    This timely volume opens a window on issues related to English language education in Vietnam. The authors consider that teacher quality is the key factor to be considered if the national English language curriculum outcomes are to be achievable. Aiming to shed light on key issues recently observed…

    Hardback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • Nationalism, Language and Identity in India: Measures of Community book cover

    Nationalism, Language and Identity in India

    Measures of Community, 1st Edition

    By A P Ashwin Kumar

    This book examines linguistic nationalism in India. It focuses on the emergence of language as a marker of identity by analysing themes such as linguistic reorganization of states, nationalism, philology, and linguistic identity. Formulating a novel conception of doxastic nature of community…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge India

  • English Language in India: A Dichotomy between Economic Growth and Inclusive Growth book cover

    English Language in India

    A Dichotomy between Economic Growth and Inclusive Growth, 1st Edition

    By Jaskiran Kaur Bedi

    This book examines the relationship between the English language and growth – economic and inclusive – in India. It explores why English continues to be the language of aspiration long after Independence. With the second largest English-speaking population in the world today, India is testimonial…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge India

  • Sensations, Thoughts, Language: Essays in Honour of Brian Loar book cover

    Sensations, Thoughts, Language

    Essays in Honour of Brian Loar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur Sullivan

    Brian Loar (1939-2014) was an eminent and highly respected philosopher of mind and language. He was at the forefront of several different field-defining debates between the 1970s and the 2000s—from his earliest work on reducing semantics to psychology, through debates about reference, functionalism…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Festschrifts in Philosophy

  • Redefining Tandem Language and Culture Learning in Higher Education book cover

    Redefining Tandem Language and Culture Learning in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Tardieu, Céline Horgues

    Redefining Tandem Language and Culture Learning in Higher Education provides an overview of a specific type of learning, called tandem language and culture learning, which was created and developed in Europe after the Second World War, before reaching other continents. Through focusing on higher…

    Hardback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Orality in Written Texts: Using Historical Corpora to Investigate Irish English 1700-1900 book cover

    Orality in Written Texts

    Using Historical Corpora to Investigate Irish English 1700-1900, 1st Edition

    By Carolina P. Amador-Moreno

    Orality in Written Texts provides a methodologically and theoretically innovative study of change in Irish English in the period 1700-1900. Focusing in on a time during which Ireland became overwhelmingly English-speaking, the book traces the use of various linguistic features of Irish English in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

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