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  1. The History of English

    An Introduction

    By Stephan Gramley

    The History of English: An Introduction provides a chronological analysis of the linguistic, social, and cultural development of the English language from before its establishment in Britain around the year 450 to the present. Each chapter represents a new stage in the development of the language...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. English in the World

    History, Diversity, Change

    Edited by Philip Seargeant, Joan Swann

    Series: Worlds of English

    English in the World: History, Diversity, Change examines the English language as it has developed through history and is used across the globe today. The first half of the book outlines the history of the language from its fifth-century roots through its development as a national, a colonial, and...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  3. English with an Accent

    Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the United States, 2nd Edition

    By Rosina Lippi-Green

    Since its initial publication, English with an Accent has provoked debate and controversy within classrooms through its in-depth scrutiny of American attitudes towards language. Rosina Lippi-Green discusses the ways in which discrimination based on accent functions to support and perpetuate social...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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