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  • Routledge Revivals: Chaucer, Langland, and the Creative Imagination (1980)

    By David Aers

    First published in 1980, this study of two renowned later fourteenth century English poets, Chaucer and Langland, concentrates on some major and representative aspects of their work. Aers shows that, in contrast to the mass conventional writing of the period, which was happy to accept and propagate…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    By E.E. Wardale

    First published in 1937, this book supplies a history of the living growth of the English language from Old English to the medieval period. It offers an in-depth study of the growth of vocabulary through literature and social interaction, bringing out the fact that it is chiefly words…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Origin of Kibosh

    Routledge Studies in Etymology

    By Gerald Cohen, Stephen Goranson, Matthew Little

    This is an etymological study of the origins of the word kibosh, which has long been one of the great mysteries of the English language. Unconvincing derivations have been suggested from Yiddish to Gaelic and Italian, and thus far consensus among lexicographers has leaned toward referencing the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Exploring English Language Teaching

    Language in Action, 2nd Edition

    By Graham Hall

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those entering postgraduate studies and language professionals returning to academic study. The books take an innovative ‘practice to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

  • The Politics of Translingualism

    By Jerry Won Lee

    Translingualism refers to an orientation in scholarship that recognizes the fluidity of language boundaries and endorses a greater tolerance for the plurality of Englishes worldwide. However, it is possible that translingualism exacerbates the very problems it seeks to redress? This book seeks to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Teaching English as an International Language

    Implementing, Reviewing, and Re-envisioning World Englishes in Language Education

    By Roby Marlina

    How do teachers inspire students to learn to appreciate different Englishes? Has anyone tried to teach world Englishes? If so, what do they do and how do they feel about it? Most importantly, do students see the benefits in learning about world Englishes? This book responds to these questions by 1)…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Formal Grammar

    Theory and Variation across English and Norwegian

    By Terje Lohndal

    This volume draws together fourteen previously published papers which explore the nature of mental grammar through a formal, generative approach. The book begins by outlining the development of formal grammar in the last fifty years, with a particular focus on the work of Noam Chomsky, and moves…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Routledge Revivals: Community, Gender, and Individual Identity (1988)

    English Writing 1360-1430

    By David Aers

    First published in 1988, David Aers explores the treatment of community, gender, and individual identity in English writing between 1360 and 1430, focusing on Margery Kempe, Langland, Chaucer, and the poet of Sir Gawain. He shows how these texts deal with questions about gender, the making of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Multilingualism

    A Social Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Jean-Jacques Weber, Kristine Horner

    Introducing Multilingualism is a comprehensive and user-friendly introduction to the dynamic field of multilingualism. Adopting a compelling social and critical approach and covering important social and educational issues, the authors expertly guide readers through the established theories,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of English as a Lingua Franca

    Edited by JENNIFER JENKINS, Will Baker, MARTIN J DEWEY

    The Routledge Handbook of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the main theories, concepts, contexts and applications of this rapidly developing field of study.Including 47 state-of-the art chapters from leading international…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Historical Spoken Language Research

    Corpus Perspectives

    By Ivor Timmis

    Historical Research on Spoken Language: Corpus Perspectives uses historical sources to discuss continuity and change in spoken language. Based on two corpora compiled using data from sociological and anthropological studies of Victorian London and 1930s Bolton, the author shows how historical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

  • English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice

    By Paul Carley, Inger M. Mees, Beverley Collins

    English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice provides a unique introduction to basic articulatory phonetics for students of English. Built around an extensive collection of practice materials, this book teaches the pronunciation of modern standard non-regional British English to intermediate and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge

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