Journals Higher Education

$18.95

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Published: 24 July 2018

768 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199661282


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Oxford Companion to the English Language

Second Edition

Edited by Tom McArthur, Jacqueline Lam-McArthur, and Lise Fontaine

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  • Over 1,400 fascinating, readable A to Z entries on all aspects of the English language, including more than 130 new entries
  • Increased focus on the international perspective, with new entries including African American English, China English, English as an Additional Language (EAL), multicultural London English, superdiversity, and translanguaging, and significant expansion of other relevant entries
  • Heavily expanded coverage of the effect of technology on the English language, in new entries such as blog, Computer-Mediated Communication, digital literacy, online language play, social networking sites, Virtual Learning Environment, and Web 1.0 and 2.0
  • Expansion of the area of English language teaching, with entries such as Computer-Assisted Language Learning, ELT, English Language Arts, English Medium Instruction (EMI), and substantial revision of the entry on Language Teaching
  • Updated information on linguistic theory, including new entries on conversation analysis, ecolinguistics, functional grammars, and multimodality

New to this Edition:

  • Increased focus on the international perspective, with new entries including African American English, China English, English as an Additional Language (EAL), multicultural London English, superdiversity, and translanguaging, and significant expansion of other relevant entries
  • Heavily expanded coverage of the effect of technology on the English language, in new entries such as blog, Computer-Mediated Communication, digital literacy, online language play, social networking sites, Virtual Learning Environment, and Web 1.0 and 2.0
  • Expansion of the area of English language teaching, with entries such as Computer-Assisted Language Learning, ELT, English Language Arts, English Medium Instruction (EMI), and a substantial revision of the entry on Language Teaching
  • Updated information on linguistic theory, including new entries on conversation analysis, ecolinguistics, functional grammars, and multimodality
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