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Researching English language: a resource book for students

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Published
Publication date2010
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages248
ISBN (Print)9780415468978
Original languageEnglish

Publication series

NameRoutledge English language introductions
PublisherRoutledge

Abstract

This series covers core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. The book
•provides comprehensive support for readers tackling their first independent research projects
•offers advice about research methods with reference to an extensive range of English Language topics including variation in accents, news discourse, forensic linguistics, child language development and many more
•guides readers step-by-step through the research process, from initial ideas to the submission of the dissertation
•includes an extensive range of activities and points for discussion
•illustrates each topic with examples from actual student projects and published studies
•includes key readings from leading English language researchers, including Ronald Carter; Jennifer Coates; Ruqaiya Hasan; Roz Ivanic; Ben Rampton; John Sinclair.