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English Language: Past, Present and Future

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  1. Redesigning English

    New Texts, New Identities

    Edited by Sharon Goodman, David Graddol

    Series: English Language: Past, Present and Future

    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 12th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Learning English

    Development and Diversity

    Edited by Neil Mercer, Joan Swann

    Series: English Language: Past, Present and Future

    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 4th 1996 by Routledge

  3. Using English

    From Conversation to Canon

    Edited by Janet Maybin, Neil Mercer

    Series: English Language: Past, Present and Future

    In this book, writers from a range of academic disciplines examine a wide variety of text and discourse: from everyday conversation to the literary canon....

    Published June 5th 1996 by Routledge

  4. English

    History, Diversity and Change

    Edited by David Graddol, Dick Leith, Joan Swann

    Series: English Language: Past, Present and Future

    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 3rd 1996 by Routledge

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