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  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. The A - Z of Nuclear Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathon Green

    First published in 1986, the purpose of this dictionary is to clarify the technology behind nuclear jargon. The entries deal with all areas of nuclear warfare: its strategies and tactics, personnel and weapons systems, arms control and disarmament talks. The terminology of the nuclear age expands...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Newspeak (Routledge Revivals)

    A Dictionary of Jargon

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    George Orwell coined the term ‘Newspeak’ for his novel 1984, the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries – selected from the slangs and...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Typological Studies

    Word Order and Relative Clauses

    By Guglielmo Cinque

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    In this book, Cinque takes a generative perspective on typological questions relating to word order and to the syntax of relative clauses. In particular, Cinque looks at: the position of the Head vis à vis the relative clause in relation to the position of the verb vis à vis his object; a general...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Vocabulary

    Applied Linguistic Perspectives

    By Ronald Carter

    Series: Routledge Linguistics Classics

    How do we teach and learn vocabulary? How do words work in literary texts? In this book, Ronald Carter provides the necessary basis for the further study of modern English vocabulary with particular reference to linguistic descriptive frameworks and educational contexts. Vocabulary: Applied...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Lexical Priming

    A New Theory of Words and Language

    By Michael Hoey

    Lexical Priming proposes a radical new theory of the lexicon, which amounts to a completely new theory of language based on how words are used in the real world. Here they are not confined to the definitions given to them in dictionaries but instead interact with other words in common patterns of...

    Published April 28th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Teaching and Researching Lexicography

    By Reinhard R.K. Hartmann

    Series: Applied Linguistics in Action

    Who compiles dictionaries and other reference works? Which are used by whom? How do they achieve their purpose?Lexicography is a very important subject and the product of lexicography, the Dictionary, is a valuable resource in language learning.Teaching and Researching Lexicography explains the...

    Published January 9th 2001 by Routledge

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