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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.

New and Published Books

1-10 of 17 results in Language Workbooks
  1. History of English

    2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Culpeper

    Series: Language Workbooks

    Whilst maintaining the accessibility for the beginner, the level of this second edition has been raised by the addition of much more detail, a greater focus on theories and controversies, and a clearer route to key works in the field. History of English: examines the history of the English...

    Published July 14th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Speech Sounds

    2nd Edition

    By Patricia Ashby

    Series: Language Workbooks

    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...

    Published June 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  3. Language and the Mind

    By John Field

    Series: Language Workbooks

    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 '...

    Published April 13th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Sentence Structure

    2nd Edition

    By Nigel Fabb

    Series: Language Workbooks

    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...

    Published January 9th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Dialects

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Trudgill

    Series: 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 '...

    Published July 28th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Semantics

    By Howard Gregory

    Series: Language Workbooks

    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...

    Published December 8th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Pragmatics

    By Jean Stilwell Peccei

    Series: Language Workbooks

    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...

    Published July 14th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Child Language

    2nd Edition

    By Jean Stilwell Peccei

    Series: Language Workbooks

    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:...

    Published April 21st 1999 by Routledge

  9. Word Structure

    By Richard Coates

    Series: Language Workbooks

    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,...

    Published April 21st 1999 by Routledge

  10. English Grammar

    By Richard Hudson

    Series: Language Workbooks

    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...

    Published March 18th 1998 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. History of English, 3rd Edition
    By Jonathan Culpeper
    To Be Published August 31st 2015

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