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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Exploring English Language Teaching

    Language in Action

    By Graham Hall

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

    Winner of the BAAL Book Prize 2012 Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those entering postgraduate studies and language professionals returning to academic study. The books...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Internet Linguistics

    A Student Guide

    By David Crystal

    The Internet is now an integral part of contemporary life, and linguists are increasingly studying its influence on language. In this student-friendly guidebook, leading language authority Professor David Crystal follows on from his landmark bestseller Language and the Internet and presents the...

    Published January 26th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Language and Learning in the Digital Age

    By James Paul Gee, Elisabeth R. Hayes

    In Language and Learning in the Digital Age, linguist James Paul Gee and educator Elisabeth Hayes deal with the forces unleashed by today’s digital media, forces that are transforming language and learning for good and ill. They argue that the role of oral language is almost always entirely...

    Published January 24th 2011 by Routledge