A toolkit for students of English
How to Analyse Texts is the essential introductory textbook and toolkit for language analysis. This student-friendly book provides a basis for readers to undertake detailed, language-focussed, contextually sensitive analyses of a wide range of text types, and provides a flexible resource which can...
To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge
From Monomodal to Multimodal
In this book, Adolphs and Carter explore key approaches to work in spoken corpus linguistics. The book discusses some of the pioneering challenges faced in designing, building and utilising insights from the analysis of spoken corpora, arguing that, even though writing is heavily privileged in...
Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge
Linguistics and the Teacher is a collection of essays by linguists on different aspects of the relationship between linguistics and education. All the contributors are united in their belief that linguistics should be a central element in the education of teachers, and argue for principled and...
Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge
Applied Linguistic Perspectives
Series: Routledge Linguistics Classics
How do we teach and learn vocabulary? How do words work in literary texts? In this book, Ronald Carter provides the necessary basis for the further study of modern English vocabulary with particular reference to linguistic descriptive frameworks and educational contexts. Vocabulary: Applied...
Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge
The Language and Literature Reader is an invaluable resource for students of English literature, language, and linguistics. Bringing together the most significant work in the field with integrated editorial material, this Reader is a structured and accessible tool for the student and scholar....
Published April 6th 2008 by Routledge
A Core Introduction to Language Analysis
Working with Texts is a well established textbook that introduces students to the main principles of language analysis, through contemporary text examples. Covering a wide range of language areas, the book uses an interactive, activity-based approach to support students' understanding of language...
Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge
Language, Corpus and Discourse
John Sinclair is one of the major figures in applied linguistics and his work is essential study for students.This accessible book collects in one volume Sinclair's key papers on written discourse structure, lexis patterns, phraseology, corpus analysis, lexicography and linguistic theory from the...
Published June 9th 2004 by Routledge
The Art of Common Talk
Language and Creativity explores the creativity inherent in everyday spoken language.Creativity in language has conventionally been regarded as the preserve of institutionalised discourses such as canonical literature and the discourse of advertising. In Language and Creativity Ronald Carter...
Published January 28th 2004 by Routledge
In 1963 President John F. Kennedy was shot, Sylvia Plath published The Bell Jar, and the Beatles were in their prime. This was a changing world, which British and Irish writers both contributed to and reflected in drama, poetry and prose.The Routledge Guide to Modern English Writing tells the...
Published November 19th 2003 by Routledge