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Forthcoming English Language Books

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  1. Analysing Genre

    Language Use in Professional Settings

    By V. K. Bhatia

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    Genre analysis has a long-established tradition in literature, but interest in the analysis of non-literary genres has been very recent. This book examines the theory of genre analysis, looks at genre analysis in action, taking texts from a wide variety of genres and discusses the use of genre...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Language, Bureaucracy and Social Control

    By Srikant Sarangi, Stefan Slembrouck

    Series: Real Language Series

    Language, Bureaucracy and Social Control explores the varying inter-relationships between language, forms of bureaucratic organisation and social control. The text provides a detailed examination of the discursive dimensions of some of the key techniques of modern power: the 'productive'...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Achieving Understanding

    Discourse in Intercultural Encounters

    By Peter Broeder, Katharina Bremer, Celia Roberts, M.-T. (Department Of Linguistics, University Rene Descartes, Paris V, France) Vasseur, Margaret (Department Of Arts, Law And Social Sciences, Islington College) Simonot

    Series: Language In Social Life

    This is a detailed study of understanding in a second language, related to the actual lives of minority workers. The focus is on everyday interactions between these workers and the bureaucrats of the society in which they are now resident. It provides an important contribution to the debate about...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Women, Men and Politeness

    By Janet Holmes

    Series: Real Language Series

    Women, Men and Politeness focuses on the specific issue of the ways in which women and men express politeness verbally.Using a range of evidence and a corpus of data collected largely from New Zealand, Janet Holmes examines the distribution and functions of a range of specific verbal politeness...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Language of Politics

    By Adrian Beard

    Series: Intertext

    The Language of Politics:* examines how both politicians and commentators describe political stances* explores some of the most common linguistic features to be found in political speeches* analyses electioneering through various written texts including manifestos, posters and pamphlets* looks at...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. A Workbook to Communicative Grammar of English

    By Edward Dr. Woods, Rudy Coppieters

    The companion text to A Communicative Grammar of English (CGE), this workbook presents an opportunity for practising the points raised in the main grammar. The units follow the order of sections in Part One and Part Two of CGE; at the beginning of each sub-unit there is a brief explanation of a...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Meaning and the English Verb

    3rd Edition

    By Geoffrey N. Leech

    Every language has its peculiar problems of meaning for the foreign learner. In the English language, some of the biggest yet most fascinating problems are concentrated in the area of the finite verb phrase: in particular, tense, aspect, mood and modality. Meaning and the English Verb describes...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Language and Power

    2nd Edition

    By Norman Fairclough

    Language in Social Life is a major series which highlights the importance of language to an understanding of issues of social and professional concern. It will be of practical relevance to all those wanting to understand how the ways we communicate both influence and are influenced by the...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The History of the English Language

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By David Burnley

    This second edition of The History of the English Language- A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the origins and development of the English language. First published in 1992, the book contains over fifty illustrative passages, drawn from the oldest English to the twentieth...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge