Language Acquisition Products

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Panel Studies of Variation and Change

    Edited by Suzanne Evans Wagner, Isabelle Buchstaller

    The relationship between the individual and the community is at the core of sociolinguistic theorizing. To date, most longitudinal research has been conducted on the basis of trend studies, such as replications of cross-sectional studies, or comparisons between present-day cross-sectional data and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language Change

  • Technology in Language Learning: An Overview

    By Bryan Smith

    This module on technology in language learning provides novice and experienced second and foreign language (L2) teachers alike with an introduction to the field of computer-assisted language learning (CALL). The module first provides a historical overview of the field and then explores the most…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    The Routledge E-Modules on Contemporary Language Teaching

  • Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought

    Edited by John R. Davis, Angus Nicholls

    The German comparative philologist Friedrich Max Müller (1823-1900) was one of the most influential scholars in Victorian Britain. Müller travelled to Britain in 1846 in order to prepare a translation of the Rig Veda. This research visit would turn into a lifelong stay after Müller was appointed as…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Studies in the Pronunciation of English

    A Commemorative Volume in Honour of A.C. Gimson

    Edited by Susan Ramsaran

    First published in 1990, this collection celebrates the life and work of Professor A. C. Gimson, four years after his untimely death in 1985. A. C. Gimson, Professor of Phonetics at University College London, 1966-83, was the most distinguished and influential phonetician of his day, concentrating…

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

  • The Elements of English

    An Introduction to the Principles of the Study of Language

    By William Branford

    First published in 1967, this book was based on new descriptions of English emerging from recent research. It provides an introduction to the study of the English language for the first-year university student. It will also be invaluable to all those concerned with the teaching and learning of…

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

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

    Arranged Alphabetically with Complete Cross References Throughout

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge

  • Teaching and Researching Language Learning Strategies

    Self-Regulation in Context, Second Edition

    By Rebecca L. Oxford

    Now in its second edition, Teaching and Researching Language Learning Strategies: Self-Regulation in Context charts the field systematically and coherently for the benefit of language learning practitioners, students, and researchers. This volume carries on the author's tradition of linking…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Applied Linguistics in Action

  • The Grammar of Japanese Mimetics

    Perspectives from structure, acquisition, and translation

    Edited by Noriko Iwasaki, Peter Sells, Kimi Akita

    Mimetic words, also known as ‘sound-symbolic words’, ‘ideophones’ or more popularly as ‘onomatopoeia’, constitute an important subset of the Japanese lexicon; we find them as well in the lexicons of other Asian languages and sub-Saharan African languages. Mimetics play a central role in Japanese…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Linguistics

  • Acquiring conversational competence

    By Elinor Ochs, Bambi B. Schieffelin

    First published in 1983, this book represents a substantial body of detailed research on children’s language and communication, and more generally on the nature of interactive spoken discourse. It looks at areas of competence often examined in young children’s speech have that have not been…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Multilingualism and L2 Acquisition

    New Perspectives on Current Research

    Edited by Yolanda Ruiz de Zarobe, Leyre Ruiz de Zarobe

    In recent years we have witnessed a growing interest in multilingualism and its relationship with the learning and teaching of second/foreign languages. However, multilingualism is a highly complex phenomenon, which has a direct influence on how we learn languages. For instance, do we learn a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge

  • Language in Children

    By Eve V. Clark

    Language in Children provides a concise and basic introduction for students studying child language acquisition for the first time. Starting from the first sounds a child produces, this book covers all the stages a child goes through in acquiring a language. This title:…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

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