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  1. Vice Slang

    By Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

    Are you a bit of a chairwarmer? Do you use the wins from a country straight to get scudded on snakebite in a blind tiger? Do you ride the waves on puddle or death drop? Vice Slang gently eases you into the language of gambling, drugs and alcohol, providing you with 3,000 words to establish...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. A History of the French Language

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Rickard

    This well-established and popular book provides students with all the linguistic background they need for studying any period of French literature. For the second edition the text has been revised and updated throughout, and the two final chapters on contemporary French, and its position as a...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Language of Politics

    By Adrian Beard

    Series: Intertext

    The Language of Politics:* examines how both politicians and commentators describe political stances* explores some of the most common linguistic features to be found in political speeches* analyses electioneering through various written texts including manifestos, posters and pamphlets* looks at...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics

    4th Edition

    By Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt

    This best-selling dictionary is now in its 4th edition. Specifically written for students of language teaching and applied linguistics, it has become an indispensible resource for those engaged in courses in TEFL, TESOL, applied linguistics and introductory courses in general...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Language of Humour

    By Walter Nash

    Series: English Language Series

    The broad aim of this lively and engaging book is to examine relationships between the linguistic patterns, the stylistic functions, and the social and cultural contexts of humour. The material used in illustration is of corresponding breadth: schoolyard jokes, graffiti, aphorisms, advertisements,...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Teaching and Researching: Motivation

    2nd Edition

    By Zoltán Dörnyei, Ema Ushioda

    Series: Applied Linguistics in Action

    Cultivating motivation is crucial to a language learner's success - and therefore crucial for the language teacher and researcher to understand. This fully revised edition of a groundbreaking work reflects the dramatic changes the field of motivation research has...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Teaching and Researching: Reading

    2nd Edition

    By William Peter Grabe, Fredricka L. Stoller

    Series: Applied Linguistics in Action

    Teaching and Researching Reading was first written to help language professionals understand the complex nature of reading. Now in a thoroughly updated and improved second edition, the book expands connections from research on reading to instructional practices and teacher-initiated action research...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Meaning and the English Verb

    3rd Edition

    By Geoffrey N. Leech

    Every language has its peculiar problems of meaning for the foreign learner. In the English language, some of the biggest yet most fascinating problems are concentrated in the area of the finite verb phrase: in particular, tense, aspect, mood and modality. Meaning and the English Verb describes...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The History of the English Language

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By David Burnley

    This second edition of The History of the English Language- A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the origins and development of the English language. First published in 1992, the book contains over fifty illustrative passages, drawn from the oldest English to the twentieth...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Metonymy and Language

    A New Theory of Linguistic Processing

    By Charles Denroche

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Metonymy and Language presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original data sets and rigorous primary research, Denroche characterizes metonymy as key to...

    To Be Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge