The Routledge Companion to English Language Studies is an accessible guide
to the major topics, debates and issues in English Language Studies. This
authoritative collection includes entries written by well-known language
specialists from a diverse range of backgrounds who examine and explain
established knowledge and recent developments in the field. Covering a wide
range of topics such as globalization, gender and sexuality and food
packaging, this volume provides critical overviews of:
- approaches to researching, describing and analyzing English
- the position of English as a global language
- the use of English in texts, practices and discourses
- variation and diversity throughout the English-speaking world.
Fully cross-referenced throughout and featuring useful definitions of key
terms and concepts, this is an invaluable guide for teachers wishing to
check, consolidate or update their knowledge, and is an ideal resource for
all students of English Language Studies.