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Title: Doing English Language
Subtitle: A guide for students
Written By: Angela Goddard
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415618823/
Series Title: Doing... Series
Description:

"Doing English Language" provides a concise, lively and accessible
introduction to the field of English Language studies for readers who are
interested in taking courses at university level.

This book addresses the fundamental questions about studying English
Language, including:

-How is English Language studied and researched?
-Which subject areas does English Language draw on?
-How are different topics approached?
-How is the study of English Language relevant to real world contexts?
0What careers can English Language lead to?

Written by an experienced teacher, researcher, and examiner, "Doing English
Language" is both an essential guide for students at pre-university stage and
a course companion for undergraduates choosing options within a degree
program.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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