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  1. Speaking Canadian English

    An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada

    By Mark M. Orkin

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    What do English-speaking Canadians sound like and why? Can you tell the difference between a Canadian and an American? A Canadian and an Englishman? If so, how? Linguistically speaking is Canada a colony of Britain or a satellite of the United States? Is there a Canadian language? Speaking...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. An Historic Tongue

    Studies in English Linguistics in Memory of Barbara Strang

    Edited by Graham Nixon, John Honey

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This volume, first published in 1988, represents in its papers the wide-ranging yet coherent linguistic interests of the late Barbara Strang (1925-1982). For her, the history of English and its current state were two sides of the same coin, and the principle theme of this collection is that neither...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Exploring ELF in Japanese Academic and Business Contexts

    Conceptualisation, research and pedagogic implications

    Edited by Kumiko Murata

    This book investigates the theoretical, empirical and pedagogical issues to help us better understand what is happening with English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) communication and to activate this knowledge in respective communicative contexts. It focuses specifically on Japanese contexts and also...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Transnational in English Literature

    Shakespeare to the Modern

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    The Transnational in English Literature examines English literary history through its transnational engagements and argues that every period of English Literature can be examined through its global relations. English identity and nationhood is therefore defined through its negotiation with other...

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Teaching and Assessing EIL in Local Contexts Around the World

    By Sandra Lee Mckay, James Dean Brown

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    English today is both a global language and at the same time embedded in a great variety of social contexts, resulting in linguistic and pedagogical variation. Taking a new look at the teaching and assessing of English as an international language (EIL), this text highlights overarching principles...

    To Be Published August 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. African Accents

    A workbook for actors

    By Beth McGuire

    This is a comprehensive workbook for actors, covering the key characteristics and profiles of a wide range of African accents and dialects. Its unique approach not only addresses the methods and processes by which to go about learning an accent, but also looks in detail at each example....

    To Be Published August 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Future of English in Asia

    Perspectives on language and literature

    Edited by Michael O'Sullivan, David Huddart, Carmen Lee

    Series: Routledge Studies in World Englishes

    This collection is unique in bringing together key thinkers on language and literature to discuss the future of English in Asia. Many of the contributors are themselves responsible for important sub-genres in English linguistics and literary studies and this collection gives them the opportunity to...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English

    By Andrew John Sewell

    This book presents phonological variation as a topic that intersects with and illuminates several interesting and important issues, including accent and identity, variation and language attitudes, decisions about teaching, and the nature of English in the world. It examines how global and local...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Global English, Remedial English

    Caste, Class, Nation

    By Iswari Pandey

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book explores the rhetoric and functions of a "global" English by analyzing the teaching and learning of remedial English coaching scheme for students belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Classes in Indian universities and technology institutes. Examining the...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The sociolinguistics of digital Englishes

    By Patricia Friedrich, Eduardo de Figueiredo

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

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