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

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • World Englishes

    3rd Edition

    By Gunnel Melchers, Philip Shaw, Peter Sundkvist

    The third edition of World Englishes provides an engaging overview of the global variations in vocabulary, grammar, phonology and pragmatics of English as it is used worldwide. This book introduces the principles of linguistic variation and provides coverage on the roots of English, the spread of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Topicalization in Asian Englishes

    Forms, Functions, and Frequencies of a Fronting Construction, 1st Edition

    By Sven Leuckert

    This monograph is the first comprehensive study of topicalization in Asian second-language varieties of English and provides an in-depth analysis of the forms, functions, and frequencies of topicalization in four Asian Englishes. Topicalization, that is, the sentence-initial placement of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • The Politics of English in Hong Kong

    Attitudes, Identity, and Use, 1st Edition

    By Jette G. Hansen Edwards

    The focus of this book is on the impact of politics on language and identity in Hong Kong. The book is the first study to track real time language attitude changes against a divisive political landscape. It is also the most comprehensive study of language attitudes in Hong Kong to date, taking…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • The Future of English in Asia

    Perspectives on language and literature, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Triangulating Methodological Approaches in Corpus Linguistic Research

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Lexical Innovation in World Englishes

    Cross-fertilization and Evolving Paradigms, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Linguistics

  • Corpus Approaches to Contemporary British Speech

    Sociolinguistic Studies of the Spoken BNC2014, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vaclav Brezina, Robbie Love, Karin Aijmer

    Featuring contributions from an international team of leading and up-and-coming scholars, this innovative volume provides a comprehensive sociolinguistic picture of current spoken British English based on the Spoken BNC2014, a brand new corpus of British speech. The book begins with short…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Emerging Hispanicized English in the Nuevo New South

    Language Variation in a Triethnic Community, 1st Edition

    By Erin Callahan

    This volume provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary language shift and identity in a language community in the mid-Atlantic South to offer a unique window into ethnic dialect formation and sociolinguistic processes underpinning dialect acquisition. Drawing on data collected from over 100…

    Hardback – 2018-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • White Hip Hoppers, Language and Identity in Post-Modern America

    1st Edition

    By Cecelia Cutler

    This book examines language and identity among White American middle and upper-middle class youth who affiliate with Hip Hop culture. Hip Hop youth engage in practices that range from the consumption of rap music and fashion to practices like MC-ing (writing and performing raps or "rhymes"), DJ-ing…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • World Englishes

    Rethinking Paradigms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ee Ling Low, Anne Pakir

    In this book, leading scholars in the field of World Englishes (WE) offer fresh perspectives in re-thinking issues on the use of English as a global language in an interconnected world. Established as a legitimate field of study, WE offers a conceptual framework which has influenced scholarship in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

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