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  • The Politics of English

    Conflict, Competition, Co-existence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Hewings, Caroline Tagg

    The Politics of English: Conflict, Competition, Co-existence explores policies and practices that affect the use and position of English. The book discusses the ways in which people’s language choices relate to the history, politics, and economies of their local context. Throughout, the focus is…

    Paperback – 2012-05-10

  • Communicating in English

    Talk, Text, Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Allington, Barbara Mayor

    Communicating in English: Talk, Text, Technology looks at how people use spoken and written English to communicate in their everyday lives. Exploring the complex relationship between communication, technology and the English language, this book offers the reader practical insights into the analysis…

    Paperback – 2012-03-15

  • Teaching and Researching: Autonomy in Language Learning

    2nd Edition

    By Phil Benson

    Autonomy has become a keyword of language policy in education systems around the world, as the importance of independent learning and new technologies has grown. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, Teaching and Researching Autonomy provides an accessible and comprehensive critical…

    Paperback – 2011-02-11
    Applied Linguistics in Action

  • The Language and Intercultural Communication Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zhu Hua

    Language is key to understanding culture, and culture is an essential part of studying language. This reader focuses on the interplay between Language and Intercultural Communication. Reflecting the international nature of the field, this reader covers a wide range of language and cultural…

    Paperback – 2011-01-28

  • Internet Linguistics

    A Student Guide, 1st Edition

    By David Crystal

    The Internet is now an integral part of contemporary life, and linguists are increasingly studying its influence on language. In this student-friendly guidebook, leading language authority Professor David Crystal follows on from his landmark bestseller Language and the Internet and presents the…

    Paperback – 2011-01-27

  • The Language of Colour

    An introduction, 1st Edition

    By Theo van Leeuwen

    The Language of Colour provides a fresh and innovative approach to the study of colour from the co-author of the best-selling textbook, Reading Images. Moving on from the meanings of single colours, Theo van Leeuwen develops the theory that many different features shape the way we attach meaning…

    Paperback – 2010-12-01

  • Teaching & Researching: Computer-Assisted Language Learning

    2nd Edition

    By Ken Beatty

     Computers play a crucial and rapidly evolving role in education, particularly in the area of language learning. Far from being a tool mimicking a textbook or teacher, Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) has the power to transform language learning through the pioneering application of…

    Paperback – 2010-06-10
    Applied Linguistics in Action

  • The Routledge Companion to Semiotics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Cobley

    The Routledge Companion to Semiotics provides the ideal introduction to semiotics, containing engaging essays from an impressive range of international leaders in the field. Topics covered include: the history, development, and uses of semiotics key theorists, including Saussure, Peirce and…

    Paperback – 2009-07-29
    Routledge Companions

  • Language and Media

    A Resource Book for Students, 1st Edition

    By Alan Durant, Marina Lambrou

    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 -&…

    Paperback – 2009-06-04
    Routledge English Language Introductions

  • Language and Gender

    2nd Edition

    By Angela Goddard, Lindsey Mean

    Aimed at A-Level and beginning undergraduate students, Language and Gender: explores the relationship between language and our ideas about men and women challenges commonly expressed views on the subject of language and gender highlights the individual's role in the expression of gender…

    Paperback – 2008-11-25

  • The Language of New Media Design

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Radan Martinec, Theo van Leeuwen

    ‘This textbook is really a road map for how research in new media should evolve. It offers such an overwhelming variety of examples, it is so clearly written, it is so stimulating in research topics. This book should be the base of MA courses all over the world.’ – Jan Renkema, Tilburg University,…

    Paperback – 2008-07-31

  • The Articulate Mammal

    An Introduction to Psycholinguistics, 5th Edition

    By Jean Aitchison, Jean Aitchison

    An established bestseller, The Articulate Mammal is a concise and highly readable introduction to the main topics in psycholinguistics. This fifth edition brings the book up-to-date with recent theories, including new material on: the possibility of a ‘language gene’ post-Chomskyan ideas…

    Hardback – 2007-09-06

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