This is the first in a series of posts giving suggestions for reading that you could be getting on with over the summer. Students going in to level 2 will be well advised to dip into some of these texts in preparation for the new academic year (I know — we’ve only just finished this one, but you can’t start too early!!).
TB1 a reading list consisting of a number of chapters from different textbooks, but recommended reading is:
- Ambridge & Lieven
- Selected chapters from Handbook of cognitive linguistics and second language acquisition (2008) (Eds. Robinson, P. & Ellis, N. C.)
Language and the Mind
TB1: a mixture of different books. Recommended reading includes:
- Harley, T.A. (2010) Talking the Talk, chapters 5-8: LINK
- Paul Warren’s (2012) Introducing Psycholinguistics, chapters 1-9: LINK
TB2: a mixture of texts, including as recommended reading:
Boroditsky, L. Schmidt, L. & Phillips, W. (2003) Sex, syntax, and semantics. In Gentner & Golding-Meadow (Eds.) Language in Mind: Advance in the study of Language and Cognition.
Language, research and the workplace
TB1: reading is set weekly on a variety of journal articles. Students may wish to consult: Holmes, Janet & Maria Stubbe. 2015. Power and politeness in the workplace. Abingdon: Routledge.
TB2: most of the reading on this half of the module will be led by the research project that you undertake. However, a useful book on research methods is:
Podesva, Robert & Devyani Sharma (2013) Research methods in linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Analysing culture: language and the visual
TB1: to be confirmed.
TB2: Jackson, H., and E. Ze Amvela (2000) Words, meaning and vocabulary. Bloomsbury.