Skip to Content

Books by Subject

English Language Books

You are currently browsing 61–70 of 318 new and published books in the subject of English Language — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 7

  1. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  2. A History of the English Language

    6th Edition

    By Albert C Baugh, Thomas Cable

    **NOT FOR SALE IN THE USA, CANADA OR THE PHILIPPINES** A History of the English Language explores the linguistic and cultural development of English from the Roman conquest of England to the present day to provide a comprehensive overview of the different aspects of its history. This...

    Published August 17th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Hybrid Voices and Collaborative Change

    Contextualising Positive Discourse Analysis

    By Tom Bartlett

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    In this study, Bartlett presents a theoretical and descriptive development in the discipline of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) extending the recent trend away from critiques of hegemonic practices and towards the description of alternative and minority practices that has been labelled Positive...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Markets of English

    Linguistic Capital and Language Policy in a Globalizing World

    By Joseph Sung-Yul Park, Lionel Wee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    The global spread of English both reproduces and reinforces oppressive structures of inequality. But such structures can no longer be seen as imposed from an imperial center, as English is now actively adopted and appropriated in local contexts around the world. This book argues that such...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. English and Celtic in Contact

    By Markku Filppula, Juhani Klemola, Heli Paulasto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    This book provides the first comprehensive account of the history and extent of Celtic influences in English. Drawing on both original research and existing work, it covers both the earliest medieval contacts and their linguistic effects and the reflexes of later, early modern and modern contacts,...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of English

    Conflict, Competition, Co-existence

    Edited by Ann Hewings, Caroline Tagg

    Series: Worlds of English

    The Politics of English: Conflict, Competition, Co-existence explores policies and practices that affect the use and position of English. The book discusses the ways in which people’s language choices relate to the history, politics, and economies of their local context. Throughout, the focus is...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. English Accents and Dialects

    An Introduction to Social and Regional Varieties of English in the British Isles, Fifth Edition

    By Arthur Hughes, Peter Trudgill, Dominic Watt

    Series: The English Language Series

    English Accents and Dialects is an essential guide to contemporary social and regional varieties of English spoken in the British Isles today. Together with invaluable overviews of numerous regional accents and dialects, this fifth edition provides a detailed description of key features of...

    Published April 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Digital Literacies

    A Practical Introduction

    By Rodney H. Jones, Christoph A. Hafner

    Assuming no knowledge of linguistics, Understanding Digital Literacies provides an accessible and timely introduction to new media literacies. It supplies readers with the theoretical and analytical tools with which to explore the linguistic and social impact of a host of new digital literacy...

    Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Principles and Practices for Teaching English as an International Language

    Edited by Lubna Alsagoff, Sandra Lee Mckay, Guangwei Hu, Willy A. Renandya

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    What general principles should inform a socioculturally sensitive pedagogy for teaching English as an International Language and what practices would be consistent with these principles? This text explores the pedagogical implications of the continuing spread of English and its role as an...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Communicating in English

    Talk, Text, Technology

    Edited by Daniel Allington, Barbara Mayor

    Series: Worlds of English

    Communicating in English: Talk, Text, Technology looks at how people use spoken and written English to communicate in their everyday lives. Exploring the complex relationship between communication, technology and the English language, this book offers the reader practical insights into the analysis...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge