Varieties of English Products

  • History of English

    A Resource Book for Students, 2nd Edition

    By Dan McIntyre

    History of English provides students with the historical and contextual background to the study of English and answers the questions of why and how the English language has come to be written and spoken as it is today. This book provides a fresh perspective and innovative insight into an area that…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge English Language Introductions

  • Children’s English in Singapore

    Acquisition, Properties, and Use, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Buschfeld

    Combining the World Englishes framework with First Language Acquisition methodology, this book investigates children’s acquisition of L1 English in the context of multilingual Singapore, one of the traditional Kachruvian Outer Circle or ESL countries. The book investigates language choice, use, and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Corpus Linguistics for World Englishes

    A Guide for Research, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Lange, Sven Leuckert

    Corpus Linguistics for World Englishes offers a detailed account of how to analyse the many fascinating varieties of English around the world using corpus-linguistic methods. Employing case studies for illustration of relevant concepts and methods throughout, this book: introduces the theory and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

  • Language is Politics

    Exploring an Ecological Approach to Language, 1st Edition

    By Frank van Splunder

    Language is Politics discusses power relations between languages in the world, with a particular focus on English. Even though English is the most widely spoken and the most powerful language worldwide, it is not the lingua franca it is often supposed to be. The basic tenet of this book is that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 

  • Re-positioning Accent Attitude in the Global Englishes Paradigm

    A Critical Phenomenological Case Study in the Chinese Context, 1st Edition

    By Fan (Gabriel) Fang

    This book revisits the issue of China English as a developing variety of English and scrutinises students’ and teachers’ attitudes towards their own and other English accents from the critical phenomenological perspective of Global Englishes (GE) in the Chinese context. The research contributes to…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Corpus Perspectives on the Spoken Models used by EFL Teachers

    1st Edition

    By Angela Farrell

    Corpus Perspectives on the Spoken Models used by EFL Teachers illustrates the key principles and practical guidelines for the design and exploitation of corpora for classroom-based research. Focusing on the nature of the spoken English used by L2 teachers, which serves as an implicit target model…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

  • Australian English Reimagined

    Structure, Features and Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louisa Willoughby, Howard Manns

    Australian English is perhaps best known for its colourful slang, but the variety is much richer than slang alone. This collection provides a detailed account of Australian English by bringing together leading scholars of this English variety. These scholars provide a comprehensive overview of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Making Sense of "Bad English"

    An Introduction to Language Attitudes and Ideologies, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Peterson

    Why is it that some ways of using English are considered "good" and others are considered "bad"? Why are certain forms of language termed elegant, eloquent or refined, whereas others are deemed uneducated, coarse, or inappropriate? Making Sense of "Bad English" is an accessible introduction to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-05 

  • The Routledge Companion to the Work of John R. Rickford

    1st Edition

    Edited by Renée Blake, Isabelle Buchstaller

    This comprehensive collection is the first full book-length volume to bring together writing focused around and inspired by the work of John Rickford and his role in sociolinguistic research over the last four decades. Featuring contributions from more than 40 leading scholars in the field, the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15

  • Negotiating Englishes and English-speaking Identities

    A study of youth learning English in Italy, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Aiello

    This book explores the effects of the global spread of English by reporting on a sequential explanatory mixed-methods study of the language attitudes, motivation and self-perceived English proficiency of youth in two Italian cities. Participant narratives highlight the far-reaching role that…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26

  • Englishes in English Language Teaching

    1st Edition

    By Marzieh Sadeghpour

    The unprecedented growth and recognition of new world Englishes, call for English language teaching programs to consider the place and relevance of the paradigm of World Englishes to the content and delivery of their curricula. This concern is particularly compelling in the multi-varietal contexts…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge Advances in Teaching English as an International Language Series

  • 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 rigour in interpreting prior research, as well as in conducting future research in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

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