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New Texts, New Identities
In this book the authors examine how language has adapted to the rapid changes in communication technology. It is especially timely in the light of the internet and its effect upon human interaction....
Published February 13th 1997 by Routledge
Development and Diversity
English is learnt, internationally, in a range of diverse settings. This book examines processes of language acquisition in English, as well as what it means to learn English in different parts of the world. It looks at the place of English within formal education, and at some of the...
Published December 5th 1996 by Routledge
History, Diversity and Change
The story of English is often presented as one of progress: from a set of Germanic dialects to a fully-fledged national and international language. The emphasis in this book is on the diversity of English throughout its history and the changing social meanings of different varieties of English....
Published April 4th 1996 by Routledge