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  1. Introducing the Language of the News

    A Student's Guide

    By M. Grazia Busa

    Introducing the Language of the News is a comprehensive introduction to the language of news reporting. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, the book provides an accessible analysis of the processes that produce news language, and discusses how different linguistic choices promote different...

    Published August 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. English as a Lingua Franca

    Theorizing and teaching English

    By Ian Mackenzie

    English as a Lingua Franca: Theorizing and Teaching English examines the English used among non-native speakers around the world today and its relation to English as a native language, as well as the implications for English language teaching. Challenging and incisive, this book analyses positive...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Newspeak (Routledge Revivals)

    A Dictionary of Jargon

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    George Orwell coined the term ‘Newspeak’ for his novel 1984, the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries – selected from the slangs and...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. English as a Lingua Franca in the International University

    The Politics of Academic English Language Policy

    By Jennifer Jenkins

    In this book, Jennifer Jenkins, one of the leading proponents of English as a Lingua Franca, explores current academic English language policy in higher education around the world. Universities around the world are increasingly presenting themselves as "international" but their English language...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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