English Language Products

  • Courtesans and Cuckolds

    A Glossary of Renaissance Dramatic Bawdy

    By James T. Henke

    This title, first published in 1979, is a glossary of the bawdy vocabulary that was used in Renaissance Drama. One of the primary functions of this gloss of literary bawdy is to interpret imaginative uses of the language rather than simply record the generally accepted uses and meanings, with its…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • The History of English

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Stephan Gramley

    The History of English: An Introduction provides a chronological analysis of the linguistic, social, and cultural development of the English language, from before its establishment in Britain around the year 450 to the present. Each chapter represents a new stage in the development of the language…

    Paperback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Corpus Linguistics for Pragmatics

    A guide for research

    By Christoph Rühlemann

    Corpus Linguistics for Pragmatics provides a practical and comprehensive introduction to the growing field of corpus pragmatics. Taking a hands-on approach to showcase the applications of corpora in the exploration of core topics within pragmatics, this book: • covers five key areas of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

  • Why Study Linguistics

    By Kristin Denham, Anne Lobeck

    Why Study Linguistics is designed to help anyone with an interest in studying language understand what linguistics is, and what linguists do. Exploring how the scientific study of language differs from other ways of investigating this uniquely human behavior, Why Study Linguistics:  explores the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • English in the Disciplines

    A Multidimensional Model for ESP Course Design

    By Christoph A Hafner, Lindsay Miller

    The context for the teaching and learning of English for specific disciplinary purposes is undergoing profound changes under the influence of economic globalization and new digital communication technologies. English in the Disciplines demonstrates how fundamental principles of ESP, to tailor…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in English for Specific Purposes

  • English-Medium Instruction from an English as a Lingua Franca Perspective

    Exploring the Higher Education Context

    Edited by Kumiko Murata

    English is increasingly used as a lingua franca (ELF) in communicative situations the world over with the acceleration of globalisation. This is in line with the increased introduction of English-medium instruction (EMI) to higher education institutions in many parts of the world to further promote…

    Hardback – 2018-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Teaching of Culture in English as an International Language

    An Integrated Model

    By Shen Chen, Thi Thuy Le

    The importance of integrating the teaching and learning of language and culture has been widely recognised and emphasized. However, how to teach English as an International Language (EIL) and cultures in an integrative way in non-native English speaking countries remains problematic and has largely…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Teaching English as an International Language Series

  • Lexical Innovation in World Englishes

    Cross-fertilization and Evolving Paradigms

    By Patrizia Anesa

    Lexical Innovation in World Englishes contributes to the investigation of World Englishes by offering insights into the lexical developments of selected English varieties and their cross-fertilization potential. Taking a theoretical and empirical approach and focusing on neological formations, this…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Linguistics

  • Language, Media and Culture

    The Key Concepts

    By Martin Montgomery

    Language, Media and Culture: The Key Concepts is an authoritative and indispensable guide to the essential terminology of the overlapping fields of language, media and culture. Designed to give students and researchers ‘tools for thinking with’ in addressing major issues of communicative change in…

    Paperback – 2018-07-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • On Case Grammar

    Prolegomena to a Theory of Grammatical Relations

    By John M. Anderson

    Originally published in 1977, On Case Grammar, represents a synthesis of various lines of research, with special regard to the treatment of grammatical relations. Arguments are assessed for and against case grammar, localism, lexical decomposition and relational grammar. The book surveys the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of English Language Studies

    Edited by Philip Seargeant, Ann Hewings, Stephen Pihlaja

    The Routledge Handbook of English Language Studies provides a comprehensive overview of English Language Studies. The book takes a three-pronged approach to examine what constitutes the phenomenon of the English language; why and in what contexts it is an important subject to study; and what the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in English Language Studies

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