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  1. Talkin that Talk

    Language, Culture and Education in African America

    By Geneva Smitherman

    A highly readable collection of key articles and essays by a leading scholar on African American language and politics. Discussing the inter-relationship between African American language, culture and education, Talkin' that Talk is divided into sections, each introduced by the author, which...

    Published September 30th 1999 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published September 9th 1999 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 1999 by Routledge

  4. The Grammar of Irish English

    Language in Hibernian Style

    By Markku Filppula

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    Irish English, also termed 'Anglo-Irish' or 'Hiberno-English', as in this book, is not usually perceived as having a grammatical system of its own. Markku Filppula here challenges this misconception and offers a descriptive and contact-linguistic account of the grammar of Hiberno-English. Drawing...

    Published June 24th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Essentials of Early English

    Old, Middle and Early Modern English

    By Jeremy J. Smith

    A practical and accessible introduction to the early stages of the English language: Old English, Middle English and Early Modern English....

    Published May 27th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Feminist Perspectives on Language

    By Margaret Gibbon

    Series: Feminist Perspectives

    The Feminist Perspectives Series seeks to provide concise, accessible and engaging introductions to key feminist topics and debates. The texts in the series are designed to be used on a wide range of courses exploring feminist issues and are written by experienced teachers who are also well known...

    Published May 17th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Writing Business

    Genres, Media and Discourses

    By Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini, Catherine Ross Nickerson

    Series: Language In Social Life

    Writing Business: Genres, Media and Discourses offers an analysis of the genres and functions of written discourse in the business context, involving a variety of modes of communication. The evolution of new forms of writing is a key focus of this collection and is only partly attributable to the...

    Published April 27th 1999 by Routledge

  8. The Survey of English Dialects

    Edited by Michael V. Barry, Wilfrid J. Halliday, Harold Orton, Philip M. Tilling, Martyn F. Wakelin

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 2nd 1999 by Routledge

  9. The Enlargement of the European Union

    Issues and Strategies

    Edited by Victoria Curzon Price, Alice Landau, Richard Whitman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    This volume looks at the process of enlargment which the European Union is currently undertaking, focusing on both the economic and political dimensions of the subject. The volume examines how enlargment has evolved and looks at the roles and relations of the different actors - member states,...

    Published March 25th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Language: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By R.L. Trask

    Series: The Basics

    Language: The Basics provides a concise introduction to the study of language. Written in an engaging and entertaining style, it encourages the reader to think about the way language works. New features include:* a chapter on 'Language in Use' which introduces pragmatics, metaphor, speech and...

    Published March 18th 1999 by Routledge