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Name: Rama Kant  Agnihotri
Institution: University of Delhi
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State and/or Country: India   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Literacy, Language and Education, Language and Power
Subject Language(s): Hindi
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
Selected Publications: 1987
Crisis of Identity: A Sociolinguistic Study of Sikh Children in Leeds.
/Delhi: Bahri Publications.

/Tense in Indian English: A Sociolinguistic Study/. Delhi: ICSSR and
Bahri Publications (with A.L. Khanna and A. Mukherjee).

/Prashika: Eklavya’s Innovative Experiment in Primary education./ Delhi:
Ratna Sagar (with Subir Shukla and A.L. Khanna).

Second Language Acquisition: Socio-cultural and Linguistic Aspects of English in India, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1994 (ed. with A.L.Khanna);

(ed.) /English Language Teaching in India: Issues and Innovations (RAL
2)./ Delhi. Sage Publications (with A.L. Khanna).

/English Grammar in Context. /Delhi: Ratna Sagar (with A.L. Khanan)

Hindi Morphology: A Word-based Description, Motilal Banarsidass, New Delhi, 1997, (with Rajendra Singh); Problematizing English in India, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1997 (with A.L.Khanna); Adult ESOL Learners in Great Britain, Multilingual Matters, UK, 1998 (with M.K.Verma, A.L.Khanna and S.K.Sinha); Social Psychological Perspectives on Second Language Learning, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1998, (ed with A.L.Khanna and I Sachdev);
Noam Chomsky: The Architecture of Language, OUP, New Delhi, 2001 (ed. with N Mukherjee and B N Patnaik)

(ed.) Bhasha, Boli aur Samaj: Ik Antah Samvad. Delhi: Deshkal. (with

2002 Half the Battle and a Quarter: CIIL Foundation Day Lectures.
Mysore: CIIL.
• 2007 Hindi: An Essential Grammar. London: Routledge.

• 2006 Identity and Multilinguality: The Case of India. In Tsui, Amy B.M. and Tollefson, James, W. ed. Language Policy, Culture, and Identity in Asian Contexts. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 185-204
• 2007 Towards a Pedagogical Paradigm Rooted in Multilinguality. International Journal Multilingual Research1.2: 1-10.
• 2008 Orality and Literacy. In Kachru, Braj, B., Kachru, Y and Sridhar, S N. ed. Language in South Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 271-284.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Architecture of Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Architecture of Language
Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics, Aplied Linguistics, Morphology, Research Methodology
Academic Paper Abstract: English in Indian Education
Continuing debates over the native speaker: a report on a symposium on English in India and Indian English
Forms and Functions of English in Multilingual Signage

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