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  • 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

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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Multilingualism and L2 Acquisition

    New Perspectives on Current Research, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Being Indigenous

    Perspectives on Activism, Culture, Language and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neyooxet Greymorning

    This volume gives voice to an impressive range of Indigenous authors who share their knowledge and perspectives on issues that pertain to activism, culture, language and identity – the fabric of being Indigenous. The contributions highlight the experiences of Indigenous peoples from a variety of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge

  • Language and Intercultural Communication in the Workplace

    Critical approaches to theory and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hans J. Ladegaard, Christopher J. Jenks

    From language classrooms to outdoor markets, the workplace is fundamental to socialisation. It is not only a site of employment where money is made and institutional roles are enacted through various forms of discourse; it is also a location where people engage in social actions and practices. The…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Discourses of the Developing World

    Researching properties, problems and potentials, 1st Edition

    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, marginalized or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third World or the Global South. Written by leading researchers…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Culture Politics and Linguistic Recognition in Taiwan

    Ethnicity, National Identity, and the Party System, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Francois Dupre

    The consolidation of Taiwanese identity in recent years has been accompanied by two interrelated paradoxes: a continued language shift from local Taiwanese languages to Mandarin Chinese, and the increasing subordination of the Hoklo majority culture in ethnic policy and public identity discourses.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Other Languages of England (1985)

    Linguistic Minorities Project, 1st Edition

    By Xavier Couillaud, Marilyn Martin-Jones, Anna Morawska, Euan Reid, Verity Saifullah Khan, Greg Smith

    The ‘other’ languages of England — those which originate in South and East Asia, and Southern and Eastern Europe — are now important parts of everyday life in urban England. First published in 1985, this book gives detailed information about which languages are in widespread use among children and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Styles of Discourse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolas Coupland

    First published in 1988, this book focuses on diversity and discourse, and collects contemporaneous research across a wide range of topics including: description, polemic, narrative analysis, DJ talk, philosophical history, conversation, children’s books and nuclear deterrence. The essays…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Language, Text and Context

    Essays in stylistics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Toolan

    First published in 1992, this wide-ranging collection of essays focuses on the principle of contextualisation as it applies to the interpretation, description, theorising and reading of literary and non-literary texts. The collection aims to reveal the interdependencies between theory, analysis,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Routledge Revivals: Language, Gender and Childhood (1985)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn Steedman, Cathy Urwin, Valerie Walkerdine

    First published in 1985, this book brings together recent work on women and children from the nineteenth-century to the present. The contributors explore in different ways, and from different points of view, the way in which issues of language have been — and are still — central to the history of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • Multilingualism in the Chinese Diaspora Worldwide

    Transnational Connections and Local Social Realities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Li Wei

    In this volume, Li Wei brings together contributions from well-known and emerging scholars in socio- and anthropological linguistics working on different linguistic and communicative aspects of the Chinese diaspora. The project examines the Chinese diasporic experience from a global, comparative…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

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