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  • Language, Literature and the Learnerby Ronald Carter; John McRae

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Language, Literature and the Learner is an edited volume evolving from three international seminars devoted to the teaching of literature in a second or foreign language. The seminars explicitly addressed the interface between language and literature teaching to investigate the ways in which literature can be used as a resource for language growth... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Language, Discourse and Literatureby Ronald Carter; Paul Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95

    This collection shows students of English and applied linguistics ways in which language and literary study can be integrated. By drawing on a wide range of texts by mainly British and American writers, from a variety of different periods, the contributors show how discourse stylistics can provide models for the systematic description of, for example,... more...