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Cognitive Approach to Language Learning

Paperback, 05/02/1998, £44.30
Discusses psycholinguistic and cognitive aspects of language learning. This work looks at the contrast between universalist accounts of language learning and accounts which focus on individual differences between learners. It focuses on practical applications of these themes in task-based learning and language testing.

English As A Lingua Franca:attitude

Paperback, 26/07/2007, £44.30
This book explores attitudes related to English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) and the implications for student identities. In addition ways in which the problems can be addressed in teacher education are explored. English language materials and testing are discussed.

Study of Second Language Acquisition 2ed

Paperback, 25/09/2008, £62.50
A comprehensive and coherent account of the research and theory in the field of second language acquisition, including chapters on instructed SLA.

IELTS Masterclass Teachers book

Paperback, 20/04/2006, £23.30
Guidance, answers, recording scripts, activity ideas ... all you need to help you support your higher-level IELTS students.

Understanding Human Communication 10ed

Paperback, 20/08/2009, £110.99

Words Words Words

Paperback, 26/04/2007, £9.99
Words, Words, Words is a celebration of what we say and how we say it. It invites us to engage linguistically with who we are: to understand what words tell us about where wecome from and what we do. And as they continually shape our lives, it suggests ways that we can look at words anew and get involved with collecting and coining words ourselves.

Digital Literacies

Paperback, 15/04/2014, £27.99

Study Skills for Linguistics

Paperback, 02/04/2015, £27.99


Paperback, 11/05/2015, £29.99

Gender and Politeness

Paperback, 10/07/2003, £27.99
Gender and Politeness challenges the notion that women are necessarily always more polite than men.

Language Death

Paperback, 29/04/2002, £10.99
A thorough review of the worldwide problem of language endangerment and death, first published in 2002.

Figurative Language

Paperback, 06/03/2014, £19.99
This lively, comprehensive and practical book offers a new, integrated and linguistically sound understanding of what figurative language is.

Grammar games: Cognitive, affective and drama activities for EFL stude

Paperback, 17/01/1985, £25.00
Cognitive, affective and drama activities for EFL students

Testing Spoken Language

7, 28/05/1987, £14.60
A practical guide taking the reader through the testing process, giving practical examples and discussing the issues involved at each stage.

Politeness: Some Universals in Language Usage

Paperback, 27/02/1987, £34.99
A new introduction surveys the considerable literature in linguistics, psychology and social sciences that the original essay on the phenomenon of politeness stimulated.

Pronunciation Games

07/12/1995, £36.10
Pronunciation Games is a photocopiable resource book for use with students of elementary to proficiency level.

How Children Learn Language

Paperback, 03/01/2005, £23.99
This engaging and accessible book explains the incredible mastery of language by young children.

Rules, Patterns and Words

Paperback, 24/12/2003, £24.70
In an accessible style, the author demonstrates the link between grammar and vocabulary.

Introduction to the Philosophy of Language

Paperback, 14/12/2006, £20.99
A critical introduction to the central issues of the philosophy of language.

Discourse and Context in Language Teaching.

Paperback, 05/02/2001, £21.15
Discourse and Context in Language Teaching: A Guide for Language Teachers is part of the Cambridge Handbooks for Language for Language Teachers series.

Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition

Paperback, 25/02/2008, £54.99
Describes the implications of Cognitive Linguistics for the study of second language acquisition (SLA). This work includes chapters that identify theoretical and empirical strands of Cognitive Linguistics, presenting them as a coherent whole. It also discusses the relevance of Cognitive Linguistics to SLA.

Culturally Speaking

Paperback, 24/04/2008, £24.99
Examines the theoretical, methodological and practical issues in the analysis of talk across cultures. This book provides an introduction to the issues in culture and communication and an examination of cross-cultural and intercultural communication.

Communication Across Cultures: Mutual Understanding in a Global World 2ed

Paperback, 23/09/2014, £40.99
Communication across Cultures is an excellent resource for students of linguistics and related disciplines, including anthropology, sociology and education.

History of the English Language in 100 Places

Hardback, 01/07/2013, £25.00
A History of the English Language in 100 Places is a joyous ride through time, where readers can criss-cross the British Isles and the world at large to land in a hundred contrasting places and light on a hundred wonderful topics that bring the extraordinary story of the English language alive.

Language Revolution

Paperback, 04/03/2004, £14.99
* The author has written separate books on the three separate trends involved in the language revolution, but this is the first time that he has brought them together into a single argument. * The author is a world authority on language and widely published in the field.

Glossary of Sociolinguistics

Paperback, 06/02/2003, £15.99
This pocket-sized alphabetic guide introduces popular terms used in the study of language and society. A central topic within modern linguistics, sociolinguistics deals with human communication and the use of language in its social context. This glossary provides full coverage of both traditional and contemporary terminology.

Language of Everyday Life

Paperback, 13/09/2000, £22.99
This is a lively, practical guide that provides a fascinating linguistic description of six familiar text and discourse types, showing how language works in everyday life to perform its particular purpose. Through original examples, students are introduced to a wide-ranging repertoire of analytical concepts and techniques, described in basic, clear terms, and drawn from a broad range of areas of linguistics and language study. The aim of the book is to enable students to discover for themselves what is interesting about different language situations, and to begin to interrogate the relationship between language, society, and ideology. The Language of Everyday Life includes: topics for discussion; exercises and further readings; an extensive glossary of technical terms; and a practical guide to project work.

Intercultural Interaction: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Intercultural Communication

Paperback, 30/07/2009, £24.99
Written in a highly accessible style and in four parts, this book provides rapid and authoritative access to current ideas and practice in intercultural communication. It draws on concepts and findings from a range of different disciplines and uses authentic examples of intercultural interaction to illustrate points.

Colonialism and Grammatical Representation

Paperback, 16/04/2007, £22.99
A detailed study of Gilchrist's grammatical praxis which presents a picture of the complex relationship between grammatical inquiry and the politics of colonial discourse in the early years of the Indian Empire.

Introduction to The Nature and Functions of Language 2ed

Paperback, 25/11/2010, £28.99
Suitable for those studying language for the first time. This book includes topics such as discourse analysis, language acquisition, language change, and the history of English, together with examinations of different modes of discourse as well as the components of language itself. It features chapter summaries, study questions, and case studies.

Discourse of Text Messaging

Paperback, 17/05/2012, £25.99
Reveals the complexity of the language used in SMS text communication, and how it exploits various linguistic resources to create identities. This book describes the language used in a corpus of over 11,000 text messages, as yet the largest collection in the UK.

Methods of Critical Discourse Studies 3ed

Paperback, 15/10/2015, £28.99
Now featuring an expanded range of examples of critical discourse analysis in action, and across a wide variety of disciplines, and two new chapters on multimodality and social media, this book continues to provide readers with a sophisticated and nuanced treatment of discourse studies from experts in the field

Sociolinguistics of Digital Englishes

Paperback, 29/02/2016, £29.99

Exploring World Englishes

Paperback, 15/06/2012, £25.99
Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics consists of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, designed for those entering postgraduate studies and language professionals returning to academic study.

Words and Minds: How We Use Language to Think Together

Paperback, 29/06/2000, £24.99
Words and Minds takes a lively and accessible look at the evolution of language and how we use language in joint activities.

Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis

Paperback, 13/12/2007, £31.99
Introduces students to the main principles of language analysis, through real text examples. This book features contemporary examples of English in use. It emphasises on theoretical principles that ensures evenness of level.

How to Teach Grammar

Paperback, 01/09/1999, £37.10
How to Teach Grammar is a practical guide to teaching grammar, with a task file designed to make grammar less mysterious and more understandable.

Introduction to Discourse Analysis

Paperback, 02/12/1985, £37.99
The central concern of this book is the analysis of verbal interaction or discourse. The first six chapters evaluate theoretical advances in the description of discourse. The final chapters demonstrate how the findings of discourse analysis can investigate second-language teaching and first-language acquisition and to analyse literary texts.

How to Teach Speaking

Paperback, 08/09/2005, £27.30
How to Teach Speaking will increase a teacher's knowledge on this crucial subject and provide ideas to take and use in class.

Relevance : Communication and Cognition 2ed

7, 02/12/1995, £22.99
Relevance, first published in 1986, was named as one of the most important and influential books of the decade in the Times Higher Educational Supplement.

CELTA course, The - Trainee Book

Paperback, 10/08/2007, £27.99
The preparation course for the Cambridge ESOL teacher training exam, the Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA), the most popular teacher training qualification.

Cambridge Guide to Second Language Teacher Education

Paperback, 23/03/2009, £27.60
This collection provides a state-of-the-art survey of current issues, debates and approaches in contemporary Second Language Teacher Education.

Language and the Internet

Hardback, 31/08/2006, £22.99
A revealing insight into the language of the Internet, looking at e-mail, chat, the Web, instant messaging and blogging.

Critical Language Awareness

Paperback, 15/06/1992, £36.99
Presents an approach to language awareness based upon critical theories of language and language education. This text consists of 13 essays with contributions from both theorists and practitioners on subjects such as language in multicultural education and English as a foreign language.



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