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  1. Practical Phonetics and Phonology

    A Resource Book for Students, 3rd Edition

    By Beverley S. Collins, Inger M. Mees

    Series: Routledge English Language Introductions

    Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings—all in...

    Published January 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. An Introduction to Sociolinguistics

    4th Edition

    By Janet Holmes

    Series: Learning about Language

    Sociolinguistics is the study of the interaction between language and society. In this classic introductory work, Janet Holmes examines the role of language in a variety of social contexts, considering both how language works and how it can be used to signal and interpret various aspects of social...

    Published January 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English

    Structure and Use

    By Christine Günther

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    This book presents a detailed analysis of structural as well as pragmatic aspects underlying the phenomenon of noun ellipsis in English. Here Günther examines the structure of elliptical noun phrases to account for the conditions on noun ellipsis and those on one-insertion, with special emphasis on...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Translingual Practice

    Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations

    By Suresh Canagarajah

    Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations introduces a new way of looking at the use of English within a global context. Challenging traditional approaches in second language acquisition and English language teaching, this book incorporates recent advances in multilingual...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Syntax of Specifiers and Heads

    Collected Essays of Hilda J. Koopman

    By Hilda J Koopman

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    Specifiers and Heads covers such topics as: * interpretation and distribution of pronouns * ECP effects * specifiers and phrase structure * the role and functioning of head movement * the architecture of grammar Each chapter draws syntactic arguments from phenomena in a broad range of languages and...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Language in Public Spaces in Japan

    Edited by Nanette Gottlieb

    This book throws light on ideologies, practices and sociocultural developments currently shaping language use in Japan by departing from the more common investigation of language in private contexts and examining aspects of the language found in a range of significant public spaces, from the...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. African American, Creole, and Other Vernacular Englishes in Education

    A Bibliographic Resource

    By John R. Rickford, Julie Sweetland, Angela E. Rickford, Thomas Grano

    Series: NCTE-Routledge Research Series

    More than 50 years of scholarly attention to the intersection of language and education have resulted in a rich body of literature on the role of vernacular language varieties in the classroom. This field of work can be bewildering in its size and variety, drawing as it does on the diverse methods,...

    Published October 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Aspectual Grammar and Past Time Reference

    By Laura A. Michaelis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    This study presents a semantic framework for analysing all aspectual constructions in terms of the event state distinction, and describes the grammatical expression of aspectual meaning in terms of a theory of grammatical constructions. In this theory, grammatical constructions, like words, are...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics

    Edited by Anne O'Keeffe, Michael McCarthy

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics provides a timely overview of a dynamic and rapidly growing area with a widely applied methodology. Through the electronic analysis of large bodies of text, corpus linguistics demonstrates and supports linguistic statements and assumptions. In recent...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Handbook of World Englishes

    Edited by Andy Kirkpatrick

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of World Englishes constitutes a comprehensive introduction to the study of World Englishes drawing on the expertise of leading authors within the field. The Handbook is structured in nine sections covering historical perspectives, core issues and topics and new debates...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge