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  • Language and Creativityby Ronald Carter

    Routledge 2004; US$ 40.95

    Ronald Carter analyses naturally-occurring spoken language to reveal that ordinary people in everyday speech contexts demonstrate creative capacities for sensitivity to their contexts. more...

  • Keywords in Language and Literacyby Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 43.95

    Just what is Standard English? Is it correct English? Should grammar be taught? The answers to such questions invariably provoke controversy. In this handy A to Z guide to language and literacy, Ronald Carter unpicks the meaning of key terms like `proper English', `real books', `text', and `discourse', and the ways in which concepts are used - and... more...

  • Investigating English Discourseby Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    In this challenging and at times controversial book, Ronald Carter addresses the discourse of 'English' as a subject of teaching and learning. Among the key topics investigated are: * grammar * correctness and standard English * critical language awareness and literacy * language and creativity * the methodological integration of language and literature... more...

  • Linguistics and the Teacherby Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Linguistics and the Teacher is a collection of essays by linguists on different aspects of the relationship between linguistics and education. All the contributors are united in their belief that linguistics should be a central element in the education of teachers, and argue for principled and systematic analysis in the study of the role of language... more...

  • Vocabularyby Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95

    This new edition builds upon these foundations and develops further understanding of a key area of applied linguistics, with updated chapters on: * vocabulary and language teaching * dictionaries and lexicography * the literary study of vocabulary. It also includes new material on: * the relationship between vocabulary, grammar and discourse * the... more...

  • Vocabularyby Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    How do we teach and learn vocabulary? How do words work in literary texts? In this book, Ronald Carter provides the necessary basis for the further study of modern English vocabulary with particular reference to linguistic descriptive frameworks and educational contexts. Vocabulary: Applied Linguistic Perspectives includes an introductory account... more...

  • Language of Speech and Writingby Sandra Cornbleet; Ronald Carter

    Routledge 2001; US$ 28.95

    Unique in offering students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis focused on speech and writing. more...

  • Routledge History of Literature in Englishby Ronald Carter; John McRae

    Routledge 2001; US$ 37.95

    This completely updated and expanded 2nd edition covers the main developments in the history of British and Irish literature and, uniquely, includes accompanying language notes exploring the interrelationships between language and literture. more...

  • Trust the Textby John Sinclair; Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    John Sinclair is one of the major figures in applied linguistics and his work is essential study for students. This accessible book collects in one volume Sinclair's key papers on written discourse structure, lexis patterns, phraseology, corpus analysis, lexicography and linguistic theory from the 1990s. All the papers have been edited and updated... more...

  • The Cambridge Guide to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languagesby Ronald Carter; David Nunan

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 32.00

    This book, written by leading practitioners, brings together a comprehensive overview of TESOL. more...