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Name: Guy  Cook
Institution: King's College London
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Selected Publications: Cook, Guy 2010 Translation in Language Teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press.pp. 176
Cook, Guy 2004. Genetically Modified Language. London: Routledge pp. 159
Cook, Guy 2003. Applied Linguistics. (In the series Oxford Introductions to Language Study) Oxford: Oxford University Press pp. 132.
Cook, Guy 2001. The Discourse of Advertising. (second edition) London: Routledge Cook, Guy 2001. The Discourse of Advertising. (second edition) London: Routledge pp.256.
Cook, Guy 2000. Language Play, Language Learning. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 222
Cook, Guy 1994. Discourse and Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp.285.
Cook, Guy 1989. Discourse. (in the series Language Teaching: A Scheme for Teacher Education.) Oxford: Oxford University Press pp.167.
Cook, Guy and Sarah North (eds.) 2009. Applied Linguistics in Action: a reader. London: Routledge
Cook, Guy (ed.) 2008. The Language of Advertising (4 volumes) London: Routledge.
Cook, Guy, and Seidlhofer, Barbara (eds.) 1995. Principle and Practice in Applied Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp.431
Cook, Guy (2010) Sweet talking: Food, language, and democracy. Language teaching 43: 168-181
Cook, Guy, Matt Reed, and Alison Twiner (2009) ‘“But it’s all true!” Commercialism and commitment in the discourse of organic food promotion.’ Text & Talk. 29.2: 151-173
Cook, Guy 2007. ‘A Thing of the Future: translation in language learning.’ International Journal of Applied Linguistics 17/3: 396-401
Cook, Guy, Robbins, Peter R. and Pieri, E. 2006 ‘“Words of Mass Destruction”: British newspaper coverage of the GM food debate, and expert and non-expert reactions’ Public Understanding of Science. 15 (1): 5-29
Cook Guy 2005 ‘Calm Seas or Troubled Waters? Transitions, definitions and disagreements in applied linguistics.’ International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 15/3: 282-302
Cook, Guy and Walter, Tony 2005 'Rewritten Rites: language and social relations in traditional and contemporary funerals.' Discourse and Society 16/3: 365-391
Cook, Guy, Pieri, Elisa and Robbins, Peter T. 2004 'The scientists think and the public feels': expert perceptions of the discourse of GM food' Discourse and Society 15(4) 433-449
Cook, Guy 2001. The philosopher pulled the lower jaw of the hen': ludicrous invented sentences in language teaching.’ Applied Linguistics. 22/3 366-387.
PARTS OF BOOKS:
Cook, Guy (in press) ‘In defence of genius’ in Swann, J., Pope, R. and Carter, R. (eds) Creativity, Language, Literature: the state of the art. Basingstoke, Hants: Palgrave Macmillan.
Cook, Guy (2009) ‘“Hearts and minds.” Persuasive language in ancient and modern public debate.’ in Maybin, J and Swann, J. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to English Language Studies. London: Routledge.
Cook, Guy 2009 ‘The Best Teacher’ in Rakesh Bhanot and Eva Illes (eds.) ‘Best of Language Issues’ London: London South Bank University 245-253
Cook, Guy 2008 ‘Hocus Pocus or God’s Truth: the dual identity of Michael Stubbs’ in Andrea Gerbig and Oliver Mason (eds.) Language, People, Numbers: Corpus Linguistics and Society. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi. pp. 305-327.
Cook, Guy 2007 “‘This We Have Done’. The Different Vagueness of Poetry and PR” in Joan Cutting (ed.) Vague Language Explored London: Palgrave. 21-40
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Discourse of Advertising Second Edition
 Applied Linguistics
 Genetically Modified Language
 Applied Linguistics in Action: A Reader
 Translation in Language Teaching
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Discourse of Advertising Second Edition
 Applied Linguistics
 Genetically Modified Language
Academic Paper Abstract: Sweet talking: Food, language, and democracy
Own-language use in language teaching and learning



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