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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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Linguistic Atlas of Scotland (3 Volumes)

    Scots Section

    Edited by H. H. Speitel, J. Y. Mather

    This work is a reissue of the three volumes of the Linguistic Atlas of Scotland, first published in 1975, 1977 and 1985 respectively. The volumes offer a thorough and comprehensive dialectological study of Lowland Scotland, Orkney and Shetland, Northern Ireland, Northumberland&...

    Published April 28th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Dialects

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Trudgill

    Series: Language Workbooks

    Routledge Language Workbooks provide absolute beginners with practical introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series provide comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further investigation. Each Language Workbook guides the reader through the subject using '...

    Published July 29th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Variation in English

    Multi-Dimensional Studies

    By Douglas Biber, Susan Conrad

    Series: Studies in Language and Linguistics

    Studies in Language and LinguisticsGeneral Editors- Geoffrey Leech, Department of Modern English Language, Lancaster University and Jenny Thomas, School of English and Linguistics, University of Wales, BangorBroad-ranging and authoritative, Studies in Language and Linguistics is an occasional...

    Published April 10th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Watching English Change

    An Introduction to the Study of Linguistic Change in Standard Englishes in the 20th Century

    By Laurie Bauer

    Series: Learning about Language

    Examines the ways language has changed in the twentieth century. It concentrates on standard English and takes a historical rather than sociolinguistic view of the changes which have occurred....

    Published September 12th 1994 by Routledge

  6. Real English

    The Grammar of English Dialects in the British Isles

    By James Milroy, Lesley Milroy

    Series: Real Language Series

    While it is accepted that the pronunciation of English shows wide regional differences, there is a marked tendency to under-estimate the extent of the variation in grammar that exists within the British Isles today. In addressing this problem, Real English brings together the work of a number of...

    Published November 8th 1993 by Routledge

  7. Historical Linguistics

    Problems and Perspectives

    By Charles Jones

    Series: Longman Linguistics Library

    The contributors to this volume cover the international range of scholarship in the field of Historical Linguistics, as well as some of its major themes. The work and ideas they discuss are relevant not only to other aspects of Historical Linguistics but also to more general developments in...

    Published April 5th 1993 by Routledge

  8. Dialects of English

    Studies in Grammatical Variation

    By Peter Trudgill, J. K. Chambers

    Series: Longman Linguistics Library

    This collection consists of 15 articles by an international group of linguists and 7 essays by the editors, tackling a broad range of issues and representing some of the most authoritative work in English dialect grammar.Individual chapters cover the full international range of English dialects,...

    Published April 2nd 1991 by Routledge

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