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  1. Otto Jespersen

    Collected English Writings

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Otto Jespersen is one of the foremost philologists of recent times. A genius phoneticist and a revolutionary force in the teaching of languages, Jespersen's contribution to the understanding of language cannot be overrated. This set offers an unprecedented opportunity to own all of his...

    Published October 13th 2006 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics

    Edited by Carmen Llamas, Louise Mullany, Peter Stockwell

    Series: Routledge Companions

    Have you ever noticed an accent or puzzled over a dialect phrase? Language can be a powerful tool with which one can create a persona; it can be a common ground between people or can be used as a divide between social groups. This Companion is for anyone who is interested in how and why people...

    Published September 15th 2006 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Book of World Proverbs

    By Jon R. Stone

    The Routledge Book of World Proverbs invites the reader to travel the globe in search of the origins of such words of wisdom, experiencing the rich cultural traditions reflected in each nation’s proverbs. This collection contains over 16,000 gems of humour and pathos that draw upon themes from our...

    Published September 8th 2006 by Routledge

  4. An Encyclopedia of Swearing

    The Social History of Oaths, Profanity, Foul Language, and Ethnic Slurs in the English-speaking World

    By Geoffrey Hughes

    This is the only encyclopedia and social history of swearing and foul language in the English-speaking world. It covers the various social dynamics that generate swearing, foul language, and insults in the entire range of the English language. While the emphasis is on American and British English,...

    Published July 15th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Cognitive Linguistics

    An Introduction

    By Vyvyan Evans, Melanie Green

    A general introduction to the area of theoretical linguistics known as cognitive linguistics, this textbook provides up-to-date coverage of all areas of the field, including recent developments within cognitive semantics (such as Primary Metaphor Theory, Conceptual Blending Theory, and Principled...

    Published March 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  6. Speech Production and Second Language Acquisition

    By Judit Kormos

    Series: Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

    This extremely up-to-date book, Speech Production and Second Language Acquisition, is the first volume in the exciting new series, Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition. This new volume provides a thorough overview of the field and proposes a new integrative model of how L2 speech is...

    Published March 1st 2006 by Routledge

  7. Language and Region

    By Joan Beal

    Series: Intertext

    Language and Region: provides an accessible guide to regional variation in English covers topical issues including loss of regional diversity and attitudes to regional accents and dialects examines the use of dialect in media, advertising and the tourist industry outlines the main linguistic...

    Published January 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  8. Child Language

    A Resource Book for Students

    By Jean Stilwell Peccei

    Series: Routledge English Language Introductions

    Child Language: provides a comprehensive overview of language acquisition in children introduces students to key theories and concerns such as innateness, the role of input and the relation of language to other cognitive functions teaches students the skills needed to analyze children’s language...

    Published December 13th 2005 by Routledge

  9. The Psychology of the Language Learner

    Individual Differences in Second Language Acquisition

    By Zoltán Dörnyei

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Research results over the past decades have consistently demonstrated that a key reason why many second language learners fail--while some learners do better with less effort--lies in various learner attributes such as personality traits, motivation, or language aptitude. In psychology, these...

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Exploring Language Change

    By Mari Jones, Ishtla Singh

    In this student-friendly text, Jones and Singh explore the phenomenon of language change, with a particular focus on the social contexts of its occurrence and possible motivations, including speakers’ intentions and attitudes. Presenting new or little-known data, the authors draw a distinction...

    Published November 17th 2005 by Routledge