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  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English

    By Andrew John Sewell

    This book presents phonological variation as a topic that intersects with and illuminates several interesting and important issues, including accent and identity, variation and language attitudes, decisions about teaching, and the nature of English in the world. It examines how global and local…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    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 – 2015-10-20 
    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 and dialects. 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.…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Teaching and Assessing EIL in Local Contexts Around the World

    By Sandra Lee Mckay, James Dean Brown

    English today is both a global language and at the same time embedded in a great variety of social contexts, resulting in linguistic and pedagogical variation. Taking a new look at the teaching and assessing of English as an international language (EIL), this text highlights overarching principles…

    Paperback – 2015-08-16 
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • The Transnational in English Literature

    Shakespeare to the Modern

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    The Transnational in English Literature examines English literary history through its transnational engagements and argues that every period of English Literature can be examined through its global relations. English identity and nationhood is therefore defined through its negotiation with other…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-07-08
    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 – 2015-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • An Historic Tongue

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • Markets of English

    Linguistic Capital and Language Policy in a Globalizing World

    By Joseph Sung-Yul Park, Lionel Wee

    The global spread of English both reproduces and reinforces oppressive structures of inequality. But such structures can no longer be seen as imposed from an imperial center, as English is now actively adopted and appropriated in local contexts around the world. This book argues that such…

    Paperback – 2015-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Introducing Global Englishes

    By Nicola Galloway, Heath Rose

    Introducing Global Englishes provides comprehensive coverage of relevant research in the fields of World Englishes, English as a Lingua Franca, and English as an International Language. The book introduces students to the current sociolinguistic uses of the English language, using a range of…

    Paperback – 2015-01-14
    Routledge

  • Global Englishes

    A Resource Book for Students, 3rd Edition

    By Jennifer Jenkins

    Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries, and key readings – all…

    Paperback – 2014-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge English Language Introductions

  • Global English Slang

    Methodologies and Perspectives

    Edited by Julie Coleman

    Global English Slang brings together nineteen key international experts and provides a timely and essential overview of English slang around the world today. The book illustrates the application of a range of different methodologies to the study of slang and demonstrates the interconnection…

    Paperback – 2014-01-08
    Routledge

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