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Second Language Grammar: Learning and Teaching

by William E. Rutherford

The thrust of the book is not so much upon the formation of grammatical constructs but rather upon the shape of the grammatical system and its relation to semantics, discourse and pragmatics.


Misunderstanding in Social Life: Discourse Approaches to Problematic Talk

by Juliane House, Gabriele Kasper & Steven Ross

Misunderstanding is a pervasive phenomenon in social life, sometimes with serious consequences for people's life chances. Misunderstandings are especially hazardous in high-stakes events such as job interviews...


The Power of Tests: A Critical Perspective on the Uses of Language Tests

by Elana Shohamy

Language in Social Life is a major series which highlights the importance of language to an understanding of issues of social and professional concern. It will be of practical relevance to all those wanting...


Learning to Write: First Language/Second Language

by Aviva Freedman, Ian Pringle & Janice Yalden

First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Observation in the Language Classroom

by Dick Allwright

This book provides an account of classroom observation in a historical and educational perspective. Drawing on extracts from classic studies in this field, Dick Allwright reviews the development of research...


An Introduction to Discourse Analysis

by Malcolm Coulthard

The central concern of this book is the analysis of verbal interaction or discourse. This first six chapters report and evaluate major theoretical advances in the description of discourse. The final chapters...


Theory and Practice of Writing: An Applied Linguistic Perspective

by William Grabe & Robert B. Kaplan

This book undertakes a general framework within which to consider the complex nature of the writing task in English, both as a first, and as a second language. The volume explores varieties of writing, different...


An Introduction to Second Language Acquisition Research

by Diane Larsen-Freeman & Michael H. Long

Understanding how people learn and fail to learn second and foreign languages is increasingly recognised as a critical social and psycholinguistic issue. Second languages are vitally important to diverse groups...


Introduction to Bilingualism

by Charlotte Hoffmann

An Introduction to Bilingualism provides a comprehensive review of the most important aspects of individual and societal bilingualism, examining both theoretcial and practical issues.

At the level of the individual,...


Language, Literature and the Learner: Creative Classroom Practice

by Ronald Carter & John McRae

Language, Literature and the Learner is an edited volume evolving from three international seminars devoted to the teaching of literature in a second or foreign language. The seminars explicitly addressed the...


Taming the Vernacular: From dialect to written standard language

by Jenny Cheshire & Dieter Stein

Taming the Vernacular: From Dialect to Written Standard Language examines the differences between 'standard' and 'nonstandard' varieties of several different languages. Not only are some of the best-known languages...


Language and World Creation in Poems and Other Texts

by Elena Semino

Language and World Creation in Poems and Other Texts introduces an interdisciplinary and practical approach to the analysis of poetry which focuses on text worlds, namely the contexts, scenarios or types of...


Power and Politeness in the Workplace

by Janet Holmes & Maria Stubbe

Power and Politeness in the Workplace provides insights into the way we all talk at work. The book contains a wealth of material illustrating the way people communicate with each other in their ordinary everyday...


A History of American English

by J. L. Dillard

This impressive volume provides a chronological, narrative account of the development of American English from its earliest origins to the present day.


Language and the Law

by John Gibbons

Explains and describes the ways that language use in the legal system can create inequality and disadvantage. It examines the three main areas where the two intersect: the central issue of the language of the...


Language and Literacy in Workplace Education: Learning at Work

by Giselle Mawer

Just as workers are confronting the rapidly changing practices of the restructured, technological workplace and the increasing convergence of working and learning, so those involved in any form of workplace...


Creating Texts: An Introduction to the Study of Composition

by WALTER NASH & David Stacey

Creating Texts emphasises a practical approach to composition and enables students to understand what is involved in the creation of a text and to learn from the practice of other writers. Extensively rewritten...


Materializing Literacies in Communities: The Uses of Literacy Revisited

by Kate Pahl

What is a 'contemporary' understanding of literacy practices? How can 'literacy' be explained and situated? This book addresses literacy practices research, understanding it as both material and spatial, based...


History of Linguistics Volume II: Classical and Medieval Linguistics

by Giulio Lepschy

This comprehensive history of linguistics is part of a 5 volume set. Together, the volumes examine the social, cultural and religious functions of language, its place in education, the prestige attached to different...


History of Linguistics Vol III: Renaissance and Early Modern Linguistics

by Giulio Lepschy

TheHistory of Linguistics, to be published in five volumes, aims to provide the reader with an authoritative and comprehensive account of the attitudes to language prevailing in different civilizations and in...