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New and Published Books

  1. Global Englishes

    A Resource Book for Students, 3rd Edition

    By Jennifer Jenkins

    Series: Routledge English Language Introductions

    Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries, and key readings – all...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Exploring World Englishes

    Language in a Global Context

    By Philip Seargeant

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies, or taking an introductory MA course as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are...

    Published June 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge