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  1. Ambiguities and Tensions in English Language Teaching

    Portraits of EFL Teachers as Legitimate Speakers

    By Peter Sayer

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    The central theme of this book is the ambiguities and tensions teachers face as they attempt to position themselves in ways that legitimize them as language teachers, and as English speakers. Focusing on three EFL teachers and their schools in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, it...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Corpus-Based Contrastive Studies of English and Chinese

    By Tony McEnery, Richard Xiao

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book is concerned with cross-linguistic contrast of major grammatical categories in English and Chinese, two most important yet genetically different world languages. This genetic difference has resulted in many subsidiary differences that are, among other things, related to grammar. Compared...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Applied Linguists Needed

    Cross-disciplinary Networking in Endangered Language Contexts

    Edited by Lida Cope

    It is a fact that the world’s languages are dying at an alarming rate. This comprehensive volume aspires to raise awareness among applied linguists and language practitioners about the needs and concerns of endangered language communities. It suggests that the way forward lies in building language...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Multimodal Studies

    Exploring Issues and Domains

    Edited by Kay O'Halloran, Bradley A. Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    The phenomenon of multimodality has, as Jewitt observes, generated interest "across many disciplines...against the backdrop of considerable social change." Contemporary societies are grappling with the social implications of the rapid increase in sophistication and range of multimodal practices,...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Linguistics of Political Argument

    The Spin-Doctor and the Wolf-Pack at the White House

    By Alan Partington

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book examines the relationship between the White House, in the person of its press secretary, and the press corps through a linguistic analysis of the language used by both sides. A corpus was compiled of around fifty press briefings from the late Clinton years. A wide range of topics are...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Linguistic Analysis of Jokes

    By Graeme Ritchie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book starts from three observations. First, the use of humour is a complex, puzzling, and idiosyncratically human form of behaviour (and hence is of scientific interest). Second, there is currently no theory of how humour works. Third, one useful step towards a theory of humour is to analyze...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Public Discourses of Gay Men

    By Paul Baker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    Queer linguistics has only recently developed as an area of study; however academic interest in this field is rapidly increasing. Despite its growing appeal, many books on ‘gay language’ focus on private conversation and small communities. As such, Public Discourses of Gay Men represents an...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Investigating Workplace Discourse

    By Almut Koester

    Series: Domains of Discourse

    Exploring the characteristics of different types of workplace conversations, including decision-making, training, briefing or making arrangements, this enthralling account pays particular attention to interactions with a more social focus, such as small talk or office gossip. Presenting a range of...

    Published July 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Economics of the Multilingual Workplace

    By François Grin, Claudio Sfreddo, François Vaillancourt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This book proposes a path-breaking study of the economics of multilingualism at work, proposing a systematic approach to the identification and measurement of the ways in which language skills and economic performance are related. Using the instruments of economic investigation, but also...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies on the Iraq Conflict

    Wording the War

    Edited by John Morley, Paul Bayley

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This volume seeks to illustrate the fundamental role of language in political action, focusing on the war in Iraq. It combines quantitative methods, based on a sophisticated modular corpus that was queried through special software with the aim of identifying regularly occurring lexical and semantic...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge