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  1. Multimodality in Practice

    Investigating Theory-in-Practice-through-Methodology

    Edited by Sigrid Norris

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    In this wide-ranging collection, leading scholars, researchers, and emergent researchers from around the world come together and present examples of multimodal discourse analysis in practice. The book illustrates new theoretical, methodological and empirical research into new...

    Published November 8th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Multimodal Studies

    Exploring Issues and Domains

    Edited by Kay O'Halloran, Bradley A. Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    The phenomenon of multimodality has, as Jewitt observes, generated interest "across many disciplines...against the backdrop of considerable social change." Contemporary societies are grappling with the social implications of the rapid increase in sophistication and range of multimodal practices,...

    Published June 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics

    By Margaret Thomas

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    What was the first language, and where did it come from? Do all languages have properties in common? What is the relationship of language to thought? Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics explores how fifty of the most influential figures in the field have asked and have responded to...

    Published May 31st 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Language of Metaphors

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Goatly

    In this ambitious and wide-ranging book, Andrew Goatly looks at how we use metaphor to communicate meaning. Combining insights from functional linguistics and relevance theory, he provides a powerful model for understanding how metaphors work in real communicative situations, how we use them to...

    Published May 26th 2011 by Routledge

  5. World Englishes

    2nd Edition

    By Gunnel Melchers, Philip Shaw

    Series: The English Language Series

    World Englishes, Second Edition provides you with an engaging overview of the global variations in vocabulary, grammar, phonology and pragmatics of English as it is used worldwide.It introduces you to the principles of linguistics variation and provides coverage on the roots of English (...

    Published May 26th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Language and Technology

    By Angela Goddard, Beverly Geesin

    Series: Intertext

    The INTERTEXT series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A core introduction to language analysis (third edition, 2007) is the foundation text which is complemented by a range of ‘satellite’ titles. These provide students...

    Published May 5th 2011 by Routledge

  7. David Crystal's Introduction to Language

    A Complete Course

    By David Crystal

    Series: The Routledge David Crystal Lectures

    ‘A brilliantly accessible introduction to core topics in English language and linguistics. My students loved it.’ David Adger, Queen Mary, University of London, UK ‘Entertaining, clear and informative. David Crystal’s lectures demystify and enrich the English language for students of all levels.’...

    Published May 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Intelligibility in World Englishes

    Theory and Application

    By Cecil L. Nelson

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Intelligibility is the term most generally used to address the complex of criteria that describe, broadly, how useful someone’s English is when talking or writing to someone else. Set within the paradigm of world Englishes – which posits that the Englishes of the world may be seen as flexibly...

    Published May 1st 2011 by Routledge

  9. True to the Language Game

    African American Discourse, Cultural Politics, and Pedagogy

    By Keith Gilyard

    In True to the Language Game, Keith Gilyard, one of the major African American figures to emerge in language and cultural studies, makes his most seminal work available in one volume. This collection of new and previously published essays contains Gilyard’s most relevant scholarly contributions to...

    Published March 20th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Language Planning in the Asia Pacific

    Hong Kong, Timor-Leste and Sri Lanka

    Edited by Robert B. Kaplan, Richard B. Baldauf

    This volume covers the language situation in Hong Kong, Timor-Leste and Sri Lanka explaining the linguistic diversity, the historical and political contexts and the current language situation, including language-in-education planning, the role of the media, the role of religion and the roles of...

    Published March 20th 2011 by Routledge