Varieties of English Products

  • Historical Corpus Research on Spoken Language

    The Bolton/Worktown Corpus

    By Ivor Timmis

    Historical Corpus Research on Spoken Language shows how a historical spoken corpus can illuminate the nature of spoken language as well as the attitudes, values and behaviour of a specific community represented in a corpus. Utilising a corpus featuring data compiled during a sociological and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Triangulating Methodological Approaches in Corpus Linguistic Research

    Edited by Paul Baker, Jesse Egbert

    Contemporary corpus linguists use a wide variety of methods to study discourse patterns. This volume provides a systematic comparison of various methodological approaches in corpus linguistics through a series of parallel empirical studies that use a single corpus dataset to answer the same…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English

    By Andrew Sewell

    This book explores the topics of English accents and pronunciation. It highlights their connections with several important issues in the study of English in the world, including intelligibility, identity, and globalization. The unifying strand is provided by English pronunciation models: what do…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • African Accents

    A Workbook for Actors

    By Beth McGuire

    This is a comprehensive workbook for actors, covering the key characteristics and profiles of a wide range of African accents of English. Its unique approach not only addresses the methods and processes by which to go about learning an accent, but also looks in detail at each example. This lets the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • The Future of English in Asia

    Perspectives on language and literature

    Edited by Michael O'Sullivan, David Huddart, Carmen Lee

    This collection is unique in bringing together key thinkers on language and literature to discuss the future of English in Asia. Many of the contributors are themselves responsible for important sub-genres in English linguistics and literary studies and this collection gives them the opportunity to…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Exploring ELF in Japanese Academic and Business Contexts

    Conceptualisation, research and pedagogic implications

    Edited by Kumiko Murata

    This book investigates the theoretical, empirical and pedagogical issues to help us better understand what is happening with English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) communication and to activate this knowledge in respective communicative contexts. It focuses specifically on Japanese contexts and also…

    Hardback – 2015-07-09
    Routledge

  • Speaking Canadian English

    An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada

    By Mark M. Orkin

    What do English-speaking Canadians sound like and why? Can you tell the difference between a Canadian and an American? A Canadian and an Englishman? If so, how? Linguistically speaking is Canada a colony of Britain or a satellite of the United States? Is there a Canadian language? Speaking…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • Questions of Intonation

    By Gillian Brown, Karen L. Currie, Joanne Kenworthy

    First published in 1980, this book questions many of the assumptions that have accumulated around the subject of intonation as it occurs in spontaneous speech, as well as texts read aloud. The book suggests alternative ways of examining the subject and primarily uses data derived from Edinburgh…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • The Phonology of a South Durham Dialect

    Descriptive, Historical, and Comparative

    By Harold Orton

    This book, first published in 1933, examines the dialect of the people of Byers Green in County Durham. Orton explores the possible reasons behind why the dialect has signs of external influences, and the ways in which it differs to the dialects of other populations in County Durham. This title…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • Word Maps

    A Dialect Atlas of England

    By Clive Upton, John Widdowson, Stewert Sanderson

    The maps presented in this volume, first published in 1987, are based on the material of the Survey of English Dialects which was collected from over 300 localities between 1948 and 1961. The 200 word and sound maps included in this title will lead the reader into the fascinating world of the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • Listeners' Guide to Medieval English

    A Discography

    By Betsy Bowden

    From the middle of the twentieth century, dozens of medievalists and other performers have recorded early English. Many educational institutions already own sound recordings of English before 1500, or may wish to purchase the most useful ones available. This discography aims to assist teachers,…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • A Structural Atlas of the English Dialects

    By Peter Anderson

    First published in 1987, this atlas identifies structural patterns which exist in the sound systems of the dialects of England. It regards variation, not as something to be ignored or avoided, but as a central and essential feature of dialect, which must be accounted for in a systematic way. The…

    Hardback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

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