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  • Education Policy for the Promotion of Trilingual Education at Primary Level

    A comparative analysis of Ireland and Catalonia

    By Elena Prats Porcar

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of language policy development in Ireland for the inclusion of three languages in the Primary School Curriculum. Using a comparative study of Ireland and Catalonia, chapters provide a theoretical examination of issues related to cognitive language…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Discourses of the Developing World

    Researching properties, problems and potentials

    By Shi-xu, Kwesi Kwaa Prah, María Laura Pardo

    Against the backdrop of overwhelming discourse scholarship emanating from the Western cosmopolitan centres, this volume offers a development-centred approach to unfamiliar, marginalised or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third World or the Global South. Written by leading researchers…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English

    By Andrew Sewell

    This book presents accent variation as a topic that intersects with and illuminates several important issues, including intelligibility, identity, globalization, and the study of English in the world. The unifying strand is provided by pronunciation teaching: what does it mean to teach English…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Doing Research within Communities

    Stories and lessons from language and education field research

    Edited by Kerry Taylor-Leech, Donna Starks

    Doing Research within Communities provides an invaluable resource for early career researchers and graduate students new to researching within communities. Providing practical guidance and support for engaging with a community as a research site, it covers both theoretical and practical issues.…

    Paperback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge

  • Sociolinguistic Research

    Application and Impact

    Edited by Robert Lawson, Dave Sayers

    Sociolinguistic Research: Application and Impact provides a unique overview of international research projects, showcasing their positive outcomes and offering critical insights and constructive critiques into the meaning of ‘impact’ in contemporary research. The book includes: original findings…

    Paperback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge

  • Language and Masculinities

    Performances, Intersections, Dislocations

    Edited by Tommaso M. Milani

    This volume showcases cutting-edge research in the linguistic and discursive study of masculinities, comprising the first significant edited collection on language and masculinities since Johnson and Meinhof’s 1997 volume. Overall, the chapters are linked together by a critical analytical…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    By E.E. Wardale

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

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Discourse and Social Media

    Edited by Gwen Bouvier

    Discourse and Social Media is a unique and timely collection that breaks ground on how discourse scholars, coming from a range of disciplinary perspectives, can critically analyse different social media, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and News. The book fills a gap in the market for a…

    Hardback – 2016-03-23 
    Routledge

  • African American English and the Achievement Gap

    The Role of Dialectal Code Switching

    By Holly K. Craig

    Many African American children make use of African American English (AAE) in their everyday lives, and face academic barriers when introduced to Standard American English (SAE) in the classroom. Research has shown that students who can adapt and use SAE for academic purposes demonstrate…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Intercultural Dialogue

    Questions of research, theory, and practice

    Edited by Prue Holmes, Melinda Dooly, John O'Regan

    ‘Intercultural dialogue’, as a concept and ideology in the European Union, stimulates a rational 21st century society where people can engage in (intercultural) communication on a global scale, and can do so openly and freely in conditions of security and mutual respect. Intercultural dialogue…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge

  • The Sociolinguistics of Digital Englishes

    By Patricia Friedrich, Eduardo H. Diniz de Figueiredo

    The Sociolinguistics of Digital Englishes introduces core areas of sociolinguistics and explores how each one has been transformed by the current era of digital communication and the Internet. Addressing the changing dynamics of English(es) in the digital age, this ground-breaking book: discusses…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

  • Child Cultures, Schooling, and Literacy

    Global Perspectives on Composing Unique Lives

    Edited by Anne Haas Dyson

    Through analysis of case studies of young children (ages 3 to 8 years), situated in different geographic, cultural, linguistic, political, and socioeconomic sites on six continents, this book examines the interplay of childhoods, schooling, and, literacies. Written language is situated within…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

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