Perspectives from Research and Practice
Bringing together theory and practice, this volume provides a current, comprehensive, authoritative introduction to the nature of creativity, explores its contributions to effective second language teaching, and suggests how creative practice can be a focus of language teacher development....
To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge
Doing discourse analysis in the digital age
Discourse and Digital Practices shows how tools from discourse analysis can be used to help us understand new communication practices associated with digital media, from video gaming and social networking to apps and photo sharing. This cutting-edge book: draws together fourteen eminent...
To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge
An Applied Linguistic Perspective
Health and Risk Communication provides a critical and comprehensive overview of the core issues surrounding health and risk communication from the perspective of applied linguistics. It outlines the ways applied linguistics differs from other methods of understanding health and risk communication,...
Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge
A Practical Introduction
Assuming no knowledge of linguistics, Understanding Digital Literacies provides an accessible and timely introduction to new media literacies. It supplies readers with the theoretical and analytical tools with which to explore the linguistic and social impact of a host of new digital literacy...
Published April 1st 2012 by Routledge
Discourse and Creativity examines the way different approaches to discourse analysis conceptualize the notion of creativity and address it analytically. It includes examples of studies of creativity from a variety of traditions and examines the following key areas, how people interpret...
Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge
A Resource Book for Students
Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings—all...
Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge
Methods of approaching the study of discourse have developed rapidly in the last ten years, influenced by a growing interdisciplinary spirit among linguistics and anthropology, sociology, cognitive and cultural psychology and cultural studies, as well as among established sub-fields within...
Published November 7th 2007 by Routledge
Introducing Mediated Discourse Analysis
From emails relating to adoption over the Internet to discussions in the airline cockpit, the spoken or written texts we produce can have significant social consequences. The area of Mediated Discourse Analysis considers texts in their social and cultural contexts to explore the actions individuals...
Published May 22nd 2005 by Routledge