Varieties of English Products

  • 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 – 2017-10-20 
    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 – 2017-10-01 
    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 – 2017-08-25 
    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

  • Cockney Past and Present

    A Short History of the Dialect of London

    By William Matthews

    Although Cockney can be considered to be one of the most important non-standard forms of English, there had been little to no scholarly attention on the dialect prior to William Matthews’s 1938 volume Cockney Past and Present. Matthews traced the course of the speech of London from the sixteenth…

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

  • An Historic Tongue (RLE: English Language)

    Studies in English Linguistics in Memory of Barbara Strang

    Edited by Graham Nixon, John Honey

    This volume, first published in 1988, represents in its papers the wide-ranging yet coherent linguistic interests of the late Barbara Strang (1925-1982). For her, the history of English and its current state were two sides of the same coin, and the principle theme of this collection is that neither…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 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…

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

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