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Major Works: Forthcoming Language & Linguistics

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 13 forthcoming major works in the subject of Language & Linguistics — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

Forthcoming Books

  1. English for Academic Purposes

    Edited by Helen Basturkmen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    English for Academic Purposes (EAP) focuses on the types of English learners encounter and use in academic or study situations, usually in higher education contexts, and on the teaching and learning of academic English. It also focuses on the types of English and forms of communication used by...

    To Be Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Systemic Functional Linguistics

    Edited by James R Martin, Yaegan Doran

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Systemic Functional Linguistics is a functional model of language inspired by the work of Saussure, Hjelmslev, Whorf, and Firth. SFL was developed by Michael Halliday and his colleagues in the 1960s and has grown into a widely studied and research field, with growing interest in China, Latin...

    To Be Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Language Testing and Assessment

    Edited by Antony John Kunnan

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Most scholars consider the birth of modern language testing as a field of study to be the year 1961 with the publication of Robert Lado’s book Language Testing and John Carroll’s chapter ‘Fundamental Considerations in Language Testing’. In the decades since it has grown in scope into a deeper and...

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Language Isolates

    Edited by Stefan Georg

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    This collection brings together articles which deal with the 'language isolates' of the world. 'Isolated' languages are languages without any known relatives, languages which are not demonstrably part of any 'language family', with Etruscan, Basque and Ainu being arguably some of the...

    To Be Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Phonetics in English Language Teaching

    Edited by Paul Carley

    Series: Logos Studies in Language and Linguistics

    After a period during which pronunciation teaching has been somewhat out of favour in English Language Teaching (ELT), interest has revived in recent years. It is important, therefore, that sources are made available for applied linguists to better understand past approaches to pronunciation...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A Structural Atlas of the English Dialects (RLE: English Language)

    By Peter Anderson

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1987, this atlas identifies structural patterns which exist in the sound systems of the dialects of England. It regards variation, not as something to be ignored or avoided, but as a central and essential feature of dialect which must be accounted for in a systematic way. The...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Pseudo-Cleft Construction in English (RLE: English Language)

    By F. R. Higgins

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This work, first published in 1979, was a doctoral dissertation submitted to the Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on June 22nd 1973. The ostensible central topic of this essay is a construction which is generally known as the "...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Subject and Object in Modern English (RLE: English Language)

    By Barbara H Partee

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    Subject and Object in Modern English, first published in 1979, deals with subjects in the English Language (one of the two main constituents of a clause), first comparing two possible two possible notions of derived subject and then re-examining some derived subjects which had been assumed to be...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Studies in the Phonology of Colloquial English (RLE: English Language)

    By K. R. Lodge

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This book, first published in 1984, presents a series of analysis of colloquial spoken language, to illustrate some of the variety of phonological features of British English. These studied provide significant insights into linguistic varieties and their inter-relationship as a phonological system...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Speaking Canadian English (RLE: English Language)

    An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada

    By Mark M. Orkin

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    What do English-speaking Canadians sound like and why? Can you tell the difference between a Canadian and an American? A Canadian and an Englishman? If so, how? Linguistically speaking is Canada a colony of Britain or a satellite of the United States? Is there a Canadian language? Speaking...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge