Varieties of English Products

  • 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

  • Corpus Approaches to Contemporary British Speech

    Sociolinguistic Studies of the Spoken BNC2014

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-08-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

  • Negotiating Englishes and English-speaking Identities

    A study of youth learning English in Italy

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • International English

    A Guide to Varieties of English Around the World, 6th Edition

    By Peter Trudgill, Jean Hannah

    From Singapore to Scotland, Canada to the Channel Islands, Namibia to New Zealand and beyond, International English takes you on a fascinating journey through the varieties of English spoken around the world. Comparisons across the varieties provide a comprehensive guide to differences in phonetics…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Studies in the Phonology of Colloquial English

    By K. R. Lodge

    This book, first published in 1984, presents a series of analysis of colloquial spoken language, to illustrate some of the variety of phonological features of British English. These studies provide significant insights into linguistic varieties and their inter-relationship as a phonological system…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

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