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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Nonnative Speaker English Teachers

    Research, Pedagogy, and Professional Growth

    By George Braine

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    According to current estimates, about eighty percent of English teachers worldwide are nonnative speakers of the language. The nonnative speaker movement began a decade ago to counter the discrimination faced by these teachers and to champion their causes. As the first single-authored volume on the...

    Published February 18th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Linguistic Imperialism Continued

    By Robert Phillipson

    This volume brings together key writings since the 1992 publication of Linguistic Imperialism – Robert Phillipson’s controversial benchmark volume, which triggered a major re-thinking of the English teaching profession by connecting the field to wider political and economic forces. Analyzing how...

    Published January 20th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Redesigning English

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Sharon Goodman, David Graddol, Theresa Lillis

    This fully updated edition of Redesigning English explores the innovative uses of English from early manuscripts to post-colonial literature, creative writing and developments in new media. Focusing on how English has, and continues to evolve through its global status, there is a strong emphasis on...

    Published April 15th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Global Englishes and Transcultural Flows

    By Alastair Pennycook

    The English language is spreading across the world, and so too is hip-hop culture: both are being altered, developed, reinterpreted, reclaimed. This timely book explores the relationship between global Englishes (the spread and use of diverse forms of English within processes of globalization) and...

    Published December 4th 2006 by Routledge

  7. World Englishes

    Edited by Kingsley Bolton, Braj Kachru

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    The study of World Englishes has seen a revolutionary shift during the last twenty years. Before 1980, there was a general assumption within Britain, the United States and many other societies where English was taught, that the primary target was the 'Standard English' of Britain. However, during...

    Published December 8th 2005 by Routledge

  8. World Englishes

    A Resource Book for Students

    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 June 4th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Alternative Histories of English

    Edited by Peter Trudgill, Richard J. Watts

    This groundbreaking collection explores the beliefs and approaches to the history of English that do not make it into standard textbooks.Orthodox histories have presented a tunnel version of the history of the English language which is sociologically inadequate. In this book a range of leading...

    Published December 19th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Worlds in Common?

    Television Discourses in a Changing Europe

    By Ulrike H. Meinhof, Kay Richardson

    Worlds in Common? examines the newly emerging forms of language used in satellite television programmes, exploring a wide range of genres including twenty-four hour news broadcasting, culture channels, talk shows, local TV and European news. Focusing on the experiences of British and German viewers...

    Published January 20th 1999 by Routledge