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  1. Vernacular Universals and Language Contacts

    Evidence from Varieties of English and Beyond

    Edited by Markku Filppula, Juhani Klemola, Heli Paulasto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    In this book, contributors have been brought together to discuss the role of two major factors shaping the grammars of different varieties of English (and of other languages) all over the world: so-called vernacular universals and contact-induced change. Rather than assuming a general typological...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. English for Journalists

    Twentieth Anniversary Edition

    By Wynford Hicks

    Series: Media Skills

    English for Journalists has established itself in newsrooms the world over as an invaluable guide to the basics of English and to those aspects of writing, such as reporting speech, house style and jargon, which are specific to the language of journalism. Written in a highly accessible and engaging...

    Published June 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Innovation and change in English language education

    Edited by Ken Hyland, Lillian L C Wong

    Questions about what to teach and how best to teach it are what drive professional practice in the English language classroom. Innovation and change in English language education addresses these key questions so that teachers are able to understand and manage change to organise teaching and...

    Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Linguistics Encyclopedia

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Malmkjaer

    The Linguistics Encyclopedia is a single-volume Encyclopedia covering all major and subsidiary areas of linguistics and applied linguistics. The seventy nine articles provide in-depth coverage of the topics and sub-topics of the field, extensively cross-referenced so the reader can see...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Spoken and Written Discourse in Online Interactions

    A Multimodal Approach

    By Maria Grazia Sindoni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    Common patterns of interactions are altered in the digital world and new patterns of communication have emerged, challenging previous notions of what communication actually is in the contemporary age. Online configurations of interaction, such as video chats, blogging, and social networking...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Analysing 21st Century British English

    Conceptual and Methodological Aspects of the 'Voices' Project

    Edited by Clive Upton, Bethan Davies

    The Voices project of the British Broadcasting Corporation, a recent high-profile media investigation, gathered contemporary English dialect samples from all over the UK and invited contributions from the public to a dedicated website. This book explores both issues of ideology and representation...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Pragmatics Encyclopedia

    Edited by Louise Cummings

    Pragmatics has grown considerably in its relatively short history, from its original disciplinary influences in philosophy and linguistics, into a multidisciplinary field that encompasses a range of theoretical and empirical concerns. The Routledge Pragmatics Encyclopedia captures the diversity of...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphors

    2nd Edition

    By P.R. Wilkinson

    This fascinating collection of traditional metaphors and figures of speech, groups expressions according to theme. The second edition includes over 1,500 new entries, more information on first known usages, a new introduction and two expanded indexes. It will appeal to those interested in cultural...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Language Online

    Investigating Digital Texts and Practices

    By David Barton, Carmen Lee

    In Language Online, David Barton and Carmen Lee investigate the impact of the online world on the study of language. The effects of language use in the digital world can be seen in every aspect of language study, and new ways of researching the field are needed. In this book the authors look at...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Language and Identity in Englishes

    By Urszula Clark

    Language and Identity in Englishes examines the core issues and debates surrounding the relationship between English, language and identity. Drawing on a range of international examples from the UK, US, China and India, Clark uses both cutting-edge fieldwork and her own original research to give a...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge