Inside Applied Linguistics (54)
A.P.R. Howatt and H.G. Widdowson
This revised and updated history covers the Renaissance to the present day, covering all the important phases of the history of English language teaching from a global perspective.
This book brings together a number of high-profile exchanges on controversial issues between scholars of opposing positions reacting to each other in print. It engages the reader in a critical evaluation of the points at issue.
This book looks at different attitudes to English and developments in its description, and it critically examines current proposals for the specification of course content and classroom methodology.
This book explores the relationship between research, teaching, and tasks, and shows how research and task-based teaching can mutually inform each other and illuminated the areas of task-based course design, methodology, and assessment.
This book addresses the most pressing and controversial issues surrounding contemporary language use today, including intercultural communication, political persuasion, new technologies, the growth of English, language in education and foreign language teaching and learning.
This book examines how style is used in literary and non-literary texts. The topics include style as a matter of socialization, the production and reception of meaning, the question of perspective, literary criticism, and current issues such as feminist stylistics and critical discourse analysis.
This book leads the reader through the main areas of phonetics, including how speech sounds are made and how phoneticians classify them. Topics include the International Phonetic Alphabet, intonation, and accent variation.
This book outlines the major issues and terminology used in the field of historical linguistics. Central issues of historical linguistics are addressed, including change, reconstruction of older languages, language birth and death, and relationships among languages.