The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics

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Overview

The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics serves as an introduction and reference point to key areas in the field of applied linguistics.

The five sections of the volume encompass a wide range of topics from a variety of perspectives:

  • applied linguistics in action
  • language learning, language education
  • language, culture and identity
  • perspectives on language in use
  • descriptions of language for applied linguistics.

The forty-seven chapters connect knowledge about language to decision-making in the real world. The volume as a whole highlights the role of applied linguistics, which is to make insights drawn from language study relevant to such decision-making.

The chapters are written by specialists from around the world. Each one provides an overview of the history of the topic, the main current issues and possible future trajectory. Where appropriate, authors discuss the impact and use of new technology in the area. Suggestions for further reading are provided with every chapter. The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics is an essential purchase for postgraduate students of applied linguistics.

Editorial board: Ronald Carter, Guy Cook, Diane Larsen-Freeman and Amy Tsui.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"This is a superb collection of chapters that illustrates the robustness of applied linguistics. The volume coherently documents the fact that the field has come a long way since its early focus on the teaching and learning of languages beyond the first. Anyone interested in understanding the scope of applied linguistics at the start of the 21st century would do well to consult this work."

James P. Lantolf, Penn State University, USA

"An amazingly broad and comprehensive account of the diverse areas that make up Applied Linguistics today, giving both their history and up-to-date accounts of their state. Students and researchers will be reminded of the richness and complexity of the discipline.They will find it a useful source of information on a wide variety of topics."

Vivian Cook, University of Newcastle, UK

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Meet the Author

James Simpson is a senior lecturer in the School of Education, University of Leeds.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

   

Introduction: Applied linguistics in the contemporary world

James Simpson

     

Section 1. Applied linguistics in action

   

Language policy and planning

Lionel Wee

 

Business communication

Vijay Bhatia and Aditi Bhatia

 

Translation and interpreting

Mona Baker and Luis Pérez-González

 

Lexicography

Thierry Fontenelle

 

The media

Anne O’Keeffe

 

Institutional discourse

Celia Roberts

 

Medical communication

Sarah Collins, Sarah Peters and Ian Watt

 

Clinical linguistics

Michael Perkins and Sara Howard

 

Language and ageing

Kees de Bot and Nienke van der Hoeven

 

Forensic linguistics

Frances Rock

     

Section 2. Language learning, language education

   

Key concepts in language learning and language education

Diane Larsen-Freeman

 

Second language acquisition

Lourdes Ortega

 

Language teaching methodology

Scott Thornbury

 

Technology and language learning

Richard Kern

 

Language teacher education

Simon Borg

 

Bilingual education

Ingrid Gogolin

 

English for academic purposes

Nigel Harwood and Bojana Petrić

 

Language testing

Barry O’Sullivan

 

Classroom discourse

Amy Tsui

 

Language socialisation

Agnes He

     

Section 3. Language, culture and identity

   

Culture

Claire Kramsch

 

Identity

Bonny Norton

 

Gender

Judith Baxter

 

Ethnicity

Roxy Harris

 

Sign languages

Bencie Woll and Rachel Sutton-Spence

 

World Englishes

Andy Kirkpatrick and David Deterding

 

Linguistic imperialism

Suresh Canagarajah and Selim Ben Said

 

Multilingualism

Jasone Cenoz and Durk Gorter

 

Language and migration

Mike Baynham

     

Section 4. Perspectives on language in use

   

Discourse analysis

Guy Cook

 

Critical discourse analysis

Kieran O’Halloran

 

Neurolinguistics

Elisabeth Ahlsén

 

Psycholinguistics

John Field

 

Sociocultural and cultural-historical theories of language development

Steven L. Thorne and Thomas Tasker

 

Sociolinguistics

Carmen Llamas

 

Linguistic ethnography

Janet Maybin and Karin Tusting

 

Literacy

Doris S. Warriner

 

Stylistics

Elena Semino

     

Section 5. Descriptions of language for applied linguistics

   

Grammar

Michael Swan

 

Lexis

Joe Barcroft, Norbert Schmitt and Gretchen Sunderman

 

Phonetics and phonology

Helen Fraser

 

Corpus linguistics

Svenja Adolphs and Phoebe Lin

 

Cognitive linguistics

Hans-Jörg Schmid and Friedrich Ungerer

 

Systemic functional linguistics

Lynne Young

 

Generative grammar

Shigenori Wakabayashi

 

The emergence of language as a complex adaptive system

Nick C. Ellis

 

Multimodality

Theo van Leeuwen

     

Index

 

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