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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 20 new and published books in the subject of World Englishes — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Global English Slang

    Methodologies and Perspectives

    Edited by Julie Coleman

    Global English Slang brings together nineteen key international experts and provides a timely and essential overview of English slang around the world today. The book illustrates the application of a range of different methodologies to the study of slang and demonstrates the interconnection...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Emergent Lingua Francas and World Orders

    The Politics and Place of English as a World Language

    By Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This book presents an alternative paradigm in understanding and appreciating World Englishes (WEs) in the wake of globalization and its accompanying shifting priorities in many dimensions of modern life, including the emergence of the English language as the dominant lingua franca (ELF). Chew...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. English as a Lingua Franca

    Theorizing and teaching English

    By Ian Mackenzie

    English as a Lingua Franca: Theorizing and Teaching English examines the English used among non-native speakers around the world today and its relation to English as a native language, as well as the implications for English language teaching. Challenging and incisive, this book analyses positive...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. English as a Lingua Franca in the International University

    The Politics of Academic English Language Policy

    By Jennifer Jenkins

    In this book, Jennifer Jenkins, one of the leading proponents of English as a Lingua Franca, explores current academic English language policy in higher education around the world. Universities around the world are increasingly presenting themselves as "international" but their English language...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Vernacular Universals and Language Contacts

    Evidence from Varieties of English and Beyond

    Edited by Markku Filppula, Juhani Klemola, Heli Paulasto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    In this book, contributors have been brought together to discuss the role of two major factors shaping the grammars of different varieties of English (and of other languages) all over the world: so-called vernacular universals and contact-induced change. Rather than assuming a general typological...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Translingual Practice

    Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations

    By Suresh Canagarajah

    Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations introduces a new way of looking at the use of English within a global context. Challenging traditional approaches in second language acquisition and English language teaching, this book incorporates recent advances in multilingual...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 28th 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 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Global Englishes: A Resource Book for Students, 3rd Edition
    By Jennifer Jenkins
    To Be Published August 27th 2014
  2. Introducing Global Englishes
    By Nicola Galloway, Heath Rose
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  3. African Accents Workbook for Actors
    By Beth McGuire
    To Be Published February 14th 2015

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