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  • Language Aptitude

    Advancing Theory, Testing, Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zhisheng (Edward) Wen, Peter Skehan, Adriana Biedroń, Shaofeng Li, Richard L. Sparks

    Language Aptitude: Advancing Theory, Testing, Research and Practice brings together cutting-edge global perspectives on foreign language aptitude. Drawing from educational psychology, cognitive science, and neuroscience, the editors have assembled interdisciplinary authors writing for an applied…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • English Vocabulary Today

    Into the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Barry J. Blake

    English Vocabulary Today: Into the 21st Century offers an innovative perspective on the ways in which contemporary English language vocabulary continues to adapt and grow in light of emerging technologies and ideas. The book begins with a concise history of the English language, followed by…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • Understanding Formulaic Language

    A Second Language Acquisition Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Siyanova-Chanturia, Ana Pellicer-Sánchez

    Understanding Formulaic Language: A Second Language Acquisition Perspective brings together leading scholars to provide a state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary account of the acquisition, processing, and use of formulaic language. Contributors present three distinct but complementary perspectives on…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • Slang across Societies

    Motivations and Construction, 1st Edition

    By Jim Davie

    Slang Across Societies is an introductory reference work and textbook which aims to acquaint readers with key themes in the study of youth, criminal and colloquial language practices. Focusing on key questions such as speaker identity and motivations, perceptions of use and users, language…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Crabb's English Synonyms (1916)

    Arranged Alphabetically with Complete Cross References Throughout, 1st Edition

    By George Crabb

    First published in 1816 and revised in 1916, this edition of George Crabb’s English Synonyms contains the entirety of his most enduring work. The revised edition is supplemented by a large number of words, the applications of which had grown into the language in the preceding years or had taken on…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: An Outline of Anglo-Saxon Grammar (1936)

    Published as an Appendix to "An Anglo-Saxon Reader", 1st Edition

    By James W. Bright

    First published in 1936, this book is intended to provide an outline of Anglo-Saxon grammar for beginners, focusing on well-selected, succinctly stated rules rather than giving a detailed survey. It focuses on the West-Saxon dialect as this is best suited to beginners due to its uniformity in…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    1st Edition

    By E.E. Wardale

    First published in 1937, this book supplies a history of the living growth of the English language from Old English to the medieval period. It offers an in-depth study of the growth of vocabulary through literature and social interaction, bringing out the fact that it is chiefly words…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary

    A Guide for Research, 1st Edition

    By Paweł Szudarski

    Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary provides a practical introduction to using corpus linguistics in vocabulary studies. Using freely available corpus tools, the author provides a step-by-step guide on how corpora can be used to explore key vocabulary-related research questions and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

  • Vocabulary in Language Teaching

    1st Edition

    By Joe Barcroft

    This module focuses on the pivotal role of vocabulary in language acquisition, communication, and instruction. It first reviews the nature of vocabulary knowledge, the mental lexicon, and different contexts of vocabulary learning. It then explains how we acquire vocabulary and refine vocabulary…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge
    The Routledge E-Modules on Contemporary Language Teaching

  • New Essays on the Nature of Propositions

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Hunter, Gurpreet Rattan

    These are exciting times for philosophical theorizing about propositions, with the last 15 years seeing the development of new approaches and the emergence of new theorists. Propositions have been invoked to explain thought and cognition, the nature and attribution of mental states, language and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • Towards a Contextual Grammar of English

    The Clause and its Place in the Definition of Sentence, 1st Edition

    By Eugene Winter

    This study, first published in 1982, attempts to show that the foundations of a contextual grammar of English must be firmly based on an adequate definition of the sentence. This book will be of interest to students of language and linguistics.…

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

  • Typological Studies

    Word Order and Relative Clauses, 1st Edition

    By Guglielmo Cinque

    In this book, Cinque takes a generative perspective on typological questions relating to word order and to the syntax of relative clauses. In particular, Cinque looks at: the position of the Head vis à vis the relative clause in relation to the position of the verb vis à vis his object; a general…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

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