Textbooks: Language & Literature

  • Second Language Learning Theories: Fourth Edition book cover

    Second Language Learning Theories

    Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

    By Rosamond Mitchell, Florence Myles, Emma Marsden

    Written by a team of leading experts working in different SLA specialisms, this fourth edition is a clear and concise introduction to the main theories of second language acquisition (SLA) from multiple perspectives, comprehensively updated to reflect the very latest developments SLA research in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge

  • Race book cover

    Race

    1st Edition

    By Martin Orkin, Alexa Alice Joubin

    Race offers a compelling introduction to the study of ideas related to race throughout history. Its breadth of coverage, both geographically and temporally, provides readers with an expansive, global understanding of the term from the classical period onwards. This concise guide offers an overview…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Practising Spanish Grammar book cover

    Practising Spanish Grammar

    4th Edition

    By Angela Howkins, Christopher Pountain, Teresa de Carlos

    Practising Spanish Grammar can be used independently or as the ideal companion to the sixth edition of the widely acclaimed A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish (Butt, Benjamin and Moreira Rodríguez). Thoroughly updated, this fourth edition of the workbook features an improved organization…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Practising Grammar Workbooks

  • English: An Essential Grammar book cover

    English: An Essential Grammar

    3rd Edition

    By Gerald Nelson

    English: An Essential Grammar is written specifically for native speakers, beginning with the basics and going on to deal with phrase, clause and sentence structure, word formation and spelling. This fully revised third edition features new material on: the structure of phrases and clauses…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Essential Grammars

  • Shakespeare's Language: Perspectives Past and Present book cover

    Shakespeare's Language

    Perspectives Past and Present, 1st Edition

    By Keith Johnson

    In Shakespeare’s Language, Keith Johnson offers an overview of the rich and dynamic history of the reception and study of Shakespeare’s language from his death right up to the present. Tracing a chronological history of Shakespeare’s language, Keith Johnson also picks up on classic and contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18
    Routledge

  • A Thematic Dictionary of Contemporary Chinese book cover

    A Thematic Dictionary of Contemporary Chinese

    1st Edition

    By Liwei Jiao, Yan Yang, Wei Liu

    A Thematic Dictionary of Contemporary Chinese is a unique resource for intermediate to advanced students of Chinese. The dictionary presents 9,000 words organized thematically in approximately 300 different subject areas. These themes cover the vocabulary necessary for daily use and for conducting…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Introducing English Grammar book cover

    Introducing English Grammar

    3rd Edition

    By Kersti Börjars, Kate Burridge

    Introducing English Grammar introduces readers to the methodology and terminology needed to analyse English sentences. The approach taken is in line with current research in grammar, a particular advantage for students who may go on to study syntax in more depth. All the examples and exercises use…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • A Systemic Functional Grammar of English: A Simple Introduction book cover

    A Systemic Functional Grammar of English

    A Simple Introduction, 1st Edition

    By David Banks

    Providing a simple – but not simplistic – introduction to the Systemic Functional Grammar (SFG) of English, this book serves as a launching pad for the beginning student and a review for the more seasoned linguist. With an introduction to SFG through lexicogrammar and the concept of rankshift, this…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Landmark Essays on Writing Program Administration book cover

    Landmark Essays on Writing Program Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly Ritter, MELISSA IANETTA

    Leading with the provocative observation that writing programs administration lacks “an established set of texts that provides a baseline of shared knowledge . . . in which to root our ongoing conversations and with which to welcome newcomers,” Landmark Essays on Writing Program Administration…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • Sign Languages: Structures and Contexts book cover

    Sign Languages

    Structures and Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Joseph C. Hill, Diane C. Lillo-Martin, Sandra K. Wood

    Sign Languages: Structures and Contexts provides a succinct summary of major findings in the linguistic study of natural sign languages. Focusing on American Sign Language (ASL), this book: offers a comprehensive introduction to the basic grammatical components of phonology, morphology, and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • Arabic Media Dictionary book cover

    Arabic Media Dictionary

    1st Edition

    By El Mustapha Lahlali

    Arabic Media Dictionary is designed to equip students with translations of terms from Arabic into English. Covering Arabic language mass media, this up-to-date dictionary enables easy reference of media terminologies and phrases, and the acquisition of a wide range of terms related to different…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Language and Social Justice in Practice book cover

    Language and Social Justice in Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Netta Avineri, Laura R. Graham, Eric J. Johnson, Robin Conley Riner, Jonathan Rosa

    From bilingual education and racial epithets to gendered pronouns and immigration discourses, language is a central concern in contemporary conversations and controversies surrounding social inequality. Developed as a collaborative effort by members of the American Anthropological Association’s…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14
    Routledge

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