Cambridge Topics in English Language

Suitable for AS and A level students of English language, English Language and Literature and IB English A: Language and Literature

How has English developed, grown and changed through history? How have texting and social media changed language? To what extent does nature and nurture support our language development? All these questions and more are answered in this series of introductory study guides to major scholarly topics in the fields of English.

A series of a highly practical, short guides providing useful summaries to the core concepts in language research and analysis. Using accessible language and a conversational style, they are designed to encourage independent, investigative thought and to help students improve their written responses, their understanding and coursework.


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Attitiudes to language
Language Development Language Diversity and World Englishes Language and Gender 
Narrative Text analysis and representation