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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Doing English Language

    A Guide for Students

    By Angela Goddard

    Series: Doing... Series

    Doing English Language provides a concise, lively and accessible introduction to the field of English Language studies for readers who are interested in taking courses at university level. This book addresses the fundamental questions about studying English Language, including: How is English...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Vocabulary

    Applied Linguistic Perspectives

    By Ronald Carter

    Series: Routledge Linguistics Classics

    How do we teach and learn vocabulary? How do words work in literary texts? In this book, Ronald Carter provides the necessary basis for the further study of modern English vocabulary with particular reference to linguistic descriptive frameworks and educational contexts. Vocabulary: Applied...

    Published February 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Verbal Hygiene

    By Deborah Cameron

    Series: Routledge Linguistics Classics

    In Verbal Hygiene, Deborah Cameron takes a serious look at popular attitudes towards language and examines the practices by which people attempt to regulate its use. Instead of dismissing the practice of ‘verbal hygiene’, as a misguided and pernicious exercise, she argues that popular discourse...

    Published February 24th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Authority in Language

    Investigating Standard English

    By James Milroy, Lesley Milroy

    Series: Routledge Linguistics Classics

    Authority in Language explores the perennially topical and controversial notion of correct and incorrect language. James and Lesley Milroy cover the long-running debate over the teaching of Standard English in Britain and compare the language ideologies in Britain and the USA, involving a...

    Published February 24th 2012 by Routledge