Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students.
Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings - all in the same volume. The innovative and flexible `two-dimensional' structure is built around four sections - introduction, development, exploration and extension - which offer self-contained stages for study. Each topic can also be read across these sections, enabling the reader to build gradually on the knowledge gained.
Language and Power:
Language and Power will be essential reading for students studying English language and linguistics.
Paul Simpson is Professor of English Language in the School of English at Queen's University Belfast, UK, where he teaches and researches in stylistics, critical linguistics and related fields of study.
Andrea Mayr is Lecturer in Modern English Language and Linguistics at Queen's University Belfast, UK, where she teaches and researches in media discourse and in multimodal critical discourse analysis.