World Englishes Products

  • 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

  • Exploring ELF in Japanese Academic and Business Contexts

    Conceptualisation, research and pedagogic implications, 1st Edition

    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

  • Speaking Canadian English

    An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada, 1st Edition

    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

  • An Historic Tongue (RLE: English Language)

    Studies in English Linguistics in Memory of Barbara Strang, 1st Edition

    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

  • Markets of English

    Linguistic Capital and Language Policy in a Globalizing World, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Emergent Lingua Francas and World Orders

    The Politics and Place of English as a World Language, 1st Edition

    By Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew

    This book presents an alternative paradigm in understanding and appreciating World Englishes (WEs) in the wake of globalization and its accompanying shifting priorities in many dimensions of modern life, including the emergence of the English language as the dominant lingua franca (ELF). Chew…

    Paperback – 2013-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Vernacular Universals and Language Contacts

    Evidence from Varieties of English and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Markku Filppula, Juhani Klemola, Heli Paulasto

    In this book, contributors have been brought together to discuss the role of two major factors shaping the grammars of different varieties of English (and of other languages) all over the world: so-called vernacular universals and contact-induced change. Rather than assuming a general typological…

    Paperback – 2013-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

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