9780415403382

The Routledge Companion to English Language Studies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415403382

  • ISBN10:

    0415403383

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-08-14
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

An accessible guide to the major topics, debates and issues in English Language Studies. Established knowledge and more recent developments in the field are clearly examined and explained by well-known language specialists from a range of backgrounds.

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Fabric of English
Describing English
Texts and Practices
From Variation to Hybridity Further Reading
Issues and Debates
English and Globalization
English and Creativity
'Hearts and Minds.' Persuasive Language in Ancient and Modern Public Debate
Computer-Mediated English
English Language Teaching in the Outer and Expanding Circles
English at School in England
Institutional Discourse
Using English in the Legal Process
Language, Gender and Sexuality
Perspectives on Children Learning English: From Structures to Practices
Academic Literacies: New Directions in Theory and Practice
Spelling as a Social Practice
Multilingual Discourses on Wheels and Public English in Africa: a Case for Vague Linguistique
Domesticating the Other: English and Translation
Bibliography
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