Language Workbooks

Routledge Language Workbooks provide absolute beginners with practical introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series provide comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further investigation. Each Language Workbook guides the reader through the subject using 'hands-on' language analysis, equipping them with the basic analytical skills needed to handle a wide range of data. Written in a clear and simple style, with all technical concepts fully explained, Language Workbooks can be used for independent study or as part of a taught class. Language Workbooks:

  • teach through 'hands-on' language analysis, exercises with answer keys
  • give a balanced insight into basic linguistic theory
  • apply basic analytical skills to a wide range of data
  • explain all technical concepts clearly and simply
  • are written by experienced teachers in the field.
  • History of English

    3rd Edition

    By Jonathan Culpeper

    Routledge Language Workbooks provide absolute beginners with practical introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series provide comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further investigation. Each Language Workbook guides the reader through the subject using ‘…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
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  • Speech Sounds

    2nd Edition

    By Patricia Ashby

    Speech Sounds: * helps develop the fundamental skills of the phonetician * investigates the various aspects involved in the production of speech sounds * uses data-based material to reinforce each new concept * includes examples from a wide range of languages * provides dozens of exercises with…

    Paperback – 2005-06-23
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  • Language and the Mind

    By John Field

    Routledge Language Workbooks provide absolute beginners with practical introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series offer comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further investigation. Each Language Workbook guides the reader through the subject using '…

    Paperback – 2005-04-14
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  • Sentence Structure

    2nd Edition

    By Nigel Fabb

    Sentence Structure: introduces the evidence for sentence structure and reveals its purpose is based on a problem-solving approach to language teaches the reader how to identify word classes, such as noun, preposition and demonstrative uses simple tree structures to analyse sentences contains…

    Paperback – 2005-01-10
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  • Dialects

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Trudgill

    Routledge Language Workbooks provide absolute beginners with practical introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series provide comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further investigation. Each Language Workbook guides the reader through the subject using '…

    Paperback – 2004-07-29
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  • Semantics

    By Howard Gregory

    Semantics is an accessible and practical introduction to formal semantics, the study of linguistic meaning, for students new to the subject. Semantics:* shows how meanings are built up and interrelated* presupposes very little prior knowledge of grammar or linguistic terminology * includes a…

    Paperback – 1999-12-09
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  • Pragmatics

    By Jean Stilwell Peccei

    In Pragmatics, the study of meaning derived from context, Jean Stilwell Peccei offers a practical introduction to this core area of linguistics. Pragmatics: encourages the reader to look at different levels of meaning within sentences provides a basic understanding of key pragmatic concepts…

    Paperback – 1999-07-15
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  • Child Language

    2nd Edition

    By Jean Stilwell Peccei

    Building on the established strengths of the first edition, Child Language has now been fully updated and includes some basic theory content, more exercises and summaries at the end of each unit. Child Language:* introduces students to key areas involved in the study of children's language:…

    Paperback – 1999-04-22
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  • Word Structure

    By Richard Coates

    Word Structure, provides a complete introduction to morphology, the study of the structure of words. Word Structure:* examines how words work as part of the language system* encourages readers to take an objective and analytic approach* refers to a wealth of languages, including Turkish and Latin,…

    Paperback – 1999-04-22
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  • English Grammar

    By Richard Hudson

    English Grammar: * helps users to understand grammatical concepts * encourages the reader to practise applying newly discovered concepts to everyday texts * teaches students to analyze almost every word in any English text * provides teachers and students with a firm grounding in a system which…

    Paperback – 1998-03-19
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  • Vocabulary

    By Laurie Bauer

    Routledge Language Workbooks are practical introductions to specific areas of language for absolute beginners. They provide comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further study. Language Workbooks can be used for independent study or as part of a taught class.Vocabulary:* covers…

    Paperback – 1998-03-19
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  • History of English

    By Jonathan Culpeper

    History of English: * covers the development of the English language from the 5th century to the present day* contains a `mini-corpus' of texts, used for exercises and to illustrate points raised in the commentary* introduces key linguistic concepts* provides `discussion points' to generate debate*…

    Paperback – 1997-07-03
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  • English Spelling

    By Edward Carney

    English Spelling explores the rules and conventions on which present-day English spelling is based.This Language Workbook:* Examines how speech-sounds map onto each other* Explores the extent to which words sound identical or look identical* Analyzes various kinds of spelling mistakes* Looks at the…

    Paperback – 1997-07-03
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  • Text and Discourse Analysis

    By Raphael Salkie

    A practical, `user-friendly' guide to the issues and methods associated with text and discourse analysis. Text and Discourse Analysis: * examines a wide variety of authentic texts including news stories, adverts, novels, official forms, instruction manuals and textbooks* contains numerous practical…

    Paperback – 1995-08-31
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  • Word Meaning

    By Richard Hudson

    In Word Meaning, Richard Hudson introduces readers to the techniques of lexical semantic analysis.Word Meaning:* is based on a problem-solving approach to language* introduces readers to the technical terminology and basic principles associated with the analysis of word meaning* shows students how…

    Paperback – 1995-05-25
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  • Style

    By John Haynes

    In Style, John Haynes provides a lively introduction to the study of expression in relation to meaning. Style: * introduces readers to the key areas in the study of style through practical exercises* encourages an interest in and sensitivity to words and structures* enables students to recognize…

    Paperback – 1995-05-18
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  • Language Change

    By Larry Trask

    In Language Change , R. L. Trask uses data from English and other languages to introduce the concepts central to language change. Language Change: covers the most frequent types of language change and how languages are born and die uses data-based exercises to show how languages change looks…

    Paperback – 1994-04-28
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