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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Shakespeare's English

    A Practical Linguistic Guide

    By Keith Johnson

    Shakespeare's English: A Practical Linguistic Guide provides students with a solid grounding for understanding the language of Shakespeare and its place within the development of English. With a prime focus on Shakespeare and his works, Keith Johnson covers all aspects of his language (vocabulary,...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Functional Analysis of English

    3rd Edition

    By Thomas Bloor, Meriel Bloor

    The Functional Analysis of English is an introduction to the analysis and description of English, based on the principles of systemic functional linguistics. It sets out the tools and analytic techniques of Hallidayan grammar with clear explanations of terminology and illustrates these with...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. English for International Journalists

    By Mike Gandon

    Edited by Heather Purdey

    English for International Journalists is a clear and engaging step-by-step guide for non-native speakers using English in journalism across all forms of media. In-depth language analysis is provided in the specialised context of journalism, as well as a comprehensive approach to the rules and...

    Published February 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Stories and Social Media

    Identities and Interaction

    By Ruth E. Page

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This book examines everyday stories of personal experience that are published online in contemporary forms of social media. Taking examples from discussion boards, blogs, social network sites, microblogging sites, wikis, collaborative and participatory storytelling projects, Ruth Page explores how...

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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