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  1. Metrolingualism

    Language in the City

    By Alastair Pennycook, Emi Otsuji

    This book is about language and the city. Pennycook and Otsuji introduce the notion of ‘metrolingualism’, showing how language and the city are deeply involved in a perpetual exchange between people, history, migration, architecture, urban landscapes and linguistic resources. Cities and languages...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Explicit Learning in the L2 Classroom

    A Student-Centered Approach

    By Ronald P. Leow

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Explicit Learning in the L2 Classroom offers a unique five-prong (theoretical, empirical, methodological, pedagogical, and model building) approach to the issue of explicit learning in the L2 classroom from a student-centered perspective. To achieve this five-prong objective, the book reports the...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Social Linguistics and Literacies

    Ideology in Discourses, 5th Edition

    By James Gee

    In its first edition, Social Linguistics and Literacies was a major contribution to the emerging interdisciplinary field of sociocultural approaches to language and literacy, and was one of the founding texts of the ‘New Literacy Studies’. This book serves as a classic introduction to the study of...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Teaching and Learning English Grammar

    Research Findings and Future Directions

    Edited by MaryAnn Christison, Donna Christian, Patricia A. Duff, Nina Spada

    Series: Global Research on Teaching and Learning English

    An important contribution to the emerging body of research-based knowledge about English grammar, this volume presents empirical studies along with syntheses and overviews of previous and ongoing work on the teaching and learning of grammar for learners of English as a second/foreign language. It...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Language and Neoliberalism

    By Marnie Holborow

    Series: Language, Society and Political Economy

    Language and Neoliberalism examines the ways in which neoliberalism, or the ideology of market rule, finds expression in language. In this groundbreaking original study, Holborow shows at once the misleading character of ideological meaning and the underlying social reality from which that meaning...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement

    By Katrina M. Powell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In this book, Powell examines the ways that identities are constructed in displacement narratives based on cases of eminent domain, natural disaster, and civil unrest, attending specifically to the rhetorical strategies employed as barriers and boundaries intersect with individual lives. She...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Cognitive Style and Perceptual Difference in Browning’s Poetry

    By Suzanne Bailey

    Current work on speech pragmatics and visual thinking calls for a radical reassessment of the problem of obscurity or difficulty in Robert Browning’s work. In this innovative study, Bailey reinterprets Browning's life and work in the context of contemporary theories of language and attention,...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Reciprocity in English

    Historical Development and Synchronic Structure

    By Florian Haas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    Although the grammatical expression of reciprocal (or ‘mutual’) situations in the languages of the world has received a surprising amount of attention in recent years, so far no comprehensive study specifically dealing with the historical development and synchronic structure of English reciprocal...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Discourse of Teaching Practice Feedback

    A Corpus-Based Investigation of Spoken and Written Modes

    By Fiona Farr

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    In this book, Farr examines the spoken and written language of post-observation teaching-practice feedback on teacher education programs. To do so, she draws upon theories from discourse analysis, conversation analysis, and pragmatics to frame the analysis of feedback meetings and written tutor...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Markets of English

    Linguistic Capital and Language Policy in a Globalizing World

    By Joseph Sung-Yul Park, Lionel Wee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    The global spread of English both reproduces and reinforces oppressive structures of inequality. But such structures can no longer be seen as imposed from an imperial center, as English is now actively adopted and appropriated in local contexts around the world. This book argues that such...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge