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A brave new linguistic world
125 Trinity: assessing the performance arts since 1877 (London: Trinity College), June 2002, 18-19
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A cautionary tale for the New Year (with H. Crystal)
Bulletin, College of Speech Therapists, 346 (February 1981), 1-2
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Action, reaction and inaction in applied linguistics
BAAL Newsletter 17, 1983, 22-9
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A defence of grammar [TES title]
Times Educational Supplement, 3 June 2016, 26-32
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A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
Oxford: Blackwell, 2nd edn, 1985, 340 pp. 0 631 14079 4; 0 631 14081 6; Serbo-Croatian translation, 1987,Enciklopedijski recnik moderne lingvistike (Belgrade: Nolit), 293 pp. [Dejvid Kristal] 86 19 01579 6; Portuguese translation, 1988, Dicionário de lingüística e fonética (Rio de Janeiro: Jorge Zahar), 275 pp. 85 7110 025 X
A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
Oxford: Blackwell, 1991, 3rd edn 389 pp. 0 631 17869 4; 0 631 17871 6
A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
Oxford: Blackwell, 1996, 4th edn, xvii+426 pp. 0 631 20096 7; 0 631 20097 5; Greek translation, 2000 (Athens: Ekdoseis Pataki), 960 16 0859 1
A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
Oxford: Blackwell, 2003, 5th edn, xx+448 pp. 0 631 22664 8
A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
Oxford: Blackwell, 6th edn, 2008, xxv + 529 pp. (h/b) 978 1 4051 5296 9; (p/b) 978 1 4051 5297 6
A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
(Oxford: Blackwell, 2008), 6th edn, xxv + 529 pp. (h/b) 9781405152969; (p/b) 9781405152976
A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 6th edn
A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics_ 6th edn
This ground-breaking dictionary was first published in 1980, and has been regularly revised every five years or so to keep pace with the rapid changes in linguistic terminology. The 2008 edition now contains some 5,100 terms grouped into over 3,000 entries.
This ground-breaking dictionary was first published in 1980, and has been regularly revised every five years or so to keep pace with the rapid changes in linguistic terminology. The 2008 edition now contains some 5,100 terms grouped into over 3,000 entries.
Advanced conversational English (with D. Davy)
(London: Longman, 1975), 170 pp. 0 582 55074 2; 0 582 56831 5 (tape); 0 582 79005 0 (cassette)
A first dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
London: Deutsch, 1980, 390 pp. 0 233 97087 8; 0 233 97326 5
A forgotten English tone - an alternative analysis
Le Maître Phonétique 132, 1969, 34-7
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After old words finally die, they will live on in the virtual world
Opinion, The Times, 22 September 2008, 26
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A global language
In Philip Seargeant & Joan Swann (eds), English in the world: history, diversity, change (Routledge, 2012), 152-77; an adaptation for the Open University of the paper in R. Hogg and D. Denison (eds), A History of the English Language (Cambridge: CUP, 2006), 420-39
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A glossary of Netspeak and Textspeak
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2004, 197 pp. 0 7486 2119 9; paperback 0 7486 1982 8
A Glossary of Textspeak and Netspeak
A Glossary of Netspeak and Textspeak
Published in 2004, this is a glossary of the terminology entering English as a result of the Internet and mobile phone technology, and gives a dictionary-style treatment to words which have begun to change their meaning in colloquial speech.
Published in 2004, this is a glossary of the terminology entering English as a result of the Internet and mobile phone technology, and gives a dictionary-style treatment to words which have begun to change their meaning in colloquial speech.
A history of the English language (ed. Kimiyuki Nishide)
adaptation of Part 1 of CEEL (Tokyo: Seibido, 2000), iv + 216 pp. 4 7919 3608 6
A language must change, to keep pace with society.
Liverpool Daily Post, 16 May 1963, 9
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A language revolution: from reluctance to renaissance
Conflation of papers given to British Council conference in Cardiff, 30 September 2001 (on its Web site), and EYL World Language Day in Strasbourg, 26 September 2001 [part rewritten for Chapter 4 of The Language Revolution, 2004]
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A-level primers I
1 English – the global language; 2 Accents and dialects; 3 Playing with language; 4 Being pragmatic about pragmatics; 5 Language and ICT. (Devon County Council Curriculum Services: Media Education Centre, 2003).
A-level primers II
1 The importance of grammar; 2 Tone of voice; 3 Language and literature; 4 Child language acquisition; 5 The death of languages. (Devon County Council Curriculum Services: Media Education Centre, 2003).
A linguistic perspective for the assessment and treatment of language disability
Proceedings of the 5th International Deaf-Blind Seminar, 1974 (London: RNIB, 1976), 46-58
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A linguistic revolution
Newsletter, Scottish TESOL 21 (2), 2002, 5-8. (Adaptation of ABC radio talk, 2001). Another version: 'A linguistic revolution?' in Education, Communication and Information 1(2), 2001, 93-7
A linguistic revolution?
Concorde 9, 2003, 6-7. [updating of TESOL paper]
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A Little Book of Language
A Little Book of Language
Published in 2010, this introduction was written for a series following the model of Ernst Gombrich’s A Little History of the World, to make the subject of language accessible to young people.
Published in 2010, this introduction was written for a series following the model of Ernst Gombrich’s A Little History of the World, to make the subject of language accessible to young people.
A little book of language
(London: Yale, 2010) 272 pp. 9780300155334; Greek translation (Athens: Patakis, 2011). 9789601640334; Portuguese translation, Pequeno tratado sobre a linguagem humana (Sao Paulo: Editora Saraiva 2012), 268 pp. 9788502146129; 12 chapters selected in N. Okada (ed.), The wonderful world of language (Tokyo: Seibido, 2012), with Japanese notes, 102 pp. 9784791930968
A liturgical language in a linguistic perspective
New Blackfriars, 1964, 148-56
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A liturgical language in a sociolinguistic perspective
In D. & R.C.D. Jasper (eds), Language and the worship of the church (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1990), 120-46
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A London Language Museum
Museum International, special issue on 'Languages, between heritage and development', 238, 2008, 80-87
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American English in Europe
In C. Bigsby (ed), Superculture: American popular culture and Europe (London: Elek, 1975), 57-68
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American lessons
Business Traveller, March 1997, 40-1. [Original title: Do you speak American?]
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An approach to a reply.
Le Maître Phonétique 122, 1964, 23-4
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An encyclopedic dictionary of language and languages
Oxford: Blackwell, 1992, 428 pp. 0 631 17652 7; paperback edition, 1994 (Harmondsworth: Penguin), 428 pp. 0 14 051234 9
An English family of languages?
in P. Griffiths, A.J. Merrison and A. Bloomer (eds), Language in use: a reader (London: Routledge, 2010), 200-201 [adapted from English as a Global Language]
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A new linguistic world
In Keith Ryan (ed.), The Official Commemorative Album for the Millennium (London: Citroen Wolf Publications, 1999), 228-31
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Another look at, well, you know ...
English Today 13, 1988, 47-9
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A parent's and teenager's alphabet book
In J. Foster, All in the family (Oxford: OUP), 1993
A perspective for paralanguage
Le Maître Phonétique 120, 1963, 25-9
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A poll of the BBC's global audience reveals the appeal of quotations that mix sound and meaning
The Guardian Weekly, May 26-June 1 2006, Vol 174/No23
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Applied Language Studies (co-editor, 1986-95)
(Blackwells)
Applied Language Studies (series editor, 1980-84)
(Academic Press)
A pronounced change in British speech
Practical English Teaching, September 1987, 57
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A public count
Around the Globe 24, 2003, 18-19
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A question of accent
Speak Up (Milano) 342, September 2013, 44-5 [transcription of audio recording]
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Aspects of clinical linguistic theory and practice
Proceedings of the 1980 Annual Conference of the Australian Association of Speech and Hearing, Perth, 1981, 1-25
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Assessing grammar: the languages of LARSP (co-editor)
(eds) Martin J Ball, David Crystal & Paul Fletcher (Bristol: Multilingual Matters, 2011), xiii + 318 pp. 9781847696380
As they say in Zanzibar
London: HarperCollins, 2006, 717 pp. 0 00 721202 X; US edition (Oxford) 978 0 19 537450 6
A third book?
Cuesheet (Shakespeare's Globe Newsletter, 2003). [See further, the Sam Wanamaker lecture]
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A thousand years of English
Sydney Morning Herald, 1999
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A twenty-first century grammar bridge
The Secondary English Magazine, 7(5), 2004, 24-6 [original title: Teaching grammar: turning words into deeds]
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Authentic what, who(m) and when
In J.A. Fishman, et al. (eds), The Fergusonian impact, Vol. I: From phonology to society (Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1986), 411-18
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A world of languages - and language houses
In Michael Dürr, Doris Müller-Toovey & Michael Vogt (eds), Die Welt der Sprachen: Neue Vermittlungsformate für die Auseinandersetzung mit sprachlicher Vielfalt (Berlin: Zentral- und Landesbibliothek, 2015), 106-13
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Back to the future
The Linguist, January 2011, 10-13
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Bad bodements
Around the Globe 44, 2010, 22-3
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Balancing on the edge of language
Practical English Teaching, March 1987, 57
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Basic linguistics. Cassette tape and slides
University of Reading: Reading Centre, 1973. [With books]
BBC English: an endangered language [not my title]
Speak Up (Milano) 343, October 2013, 44-5 [transcription of audio recording]
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Begat
Begat - The King James Bible
Published in 2010 to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, this book answers the question ‘How much impact has this translation had on the present-day character of the English language?’
Published in 2010 to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, this book answers the question ‘How much impact has this translation had on the present-day character of the English language?’
Begat: the King James Bible and the English language
(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010) 327 pp. 9780199585854, (p/b) 2011, 9780199695188
Behind the CEens 1 and 2
CUP Newsletter, Moscow, 1997
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Being bethumped
Around the Globe 26, 2004, 14-15
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Being boysterous
Around the Globe 37, 2007, 28-9
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Beyond Babel
(DVD interview.) (Foreign Office: Infonation, 2001).
Beyond Babel
Completed in 1991, an in-depth look at global English, now available on DVD with additional sequences, interactive menus, and multi-language options. Full details on the Beyond Babel website; distributed through the English-Speaking Union.
Book of a Lifetime: The Oxford English Dictionary
The Independent: Arts and Books, 1 October 2010, 30
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Boswell: the neglected lexicographer
Paper delivered to the Boswell Society, London, 18 May 2013, published in The Boswell Society 2014, 56-61
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Bridges between technology and tradition
In Cristina Cheveresan (ed.), Dialoguri in era E-reader (Institutul European, 2012), 223-48; Romanian translation, 103-27
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Broadcasting the standard language
In Richard Watts and Peter Trudgill (eds), Alternative histories of English: alternative perspectives (Routledge, 2002), 233-44
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But one word more
Around the Globe 12, 1999, 18-19
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By hook or by crook: a journey in search of English
(London: HarperCollins, 2006), xiv + 314 pp. 978 0 00 723558 2; p/b (2007) with 14-page PS section, 978 0 00 723557 5
Carrolludicity
Paper to 'The Lewis Carroll Phenomenon' conference, University of Cardiff, April 1998
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Catch this
Around the Globe 22, 2002, 14-15
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CD The St John Gospel
A recording, made in 2000, of the St John Gospel, abridged from the Jerusalem Bible, with musical illustration. Copies of the double-CD (TRF CD407) from The Ucheldre Centre, Millbank, Holyhead, UK, LL65 1TE, price £18.00 plus postage and packing.
Celebrating 100 issues of English Today and musing on museums
English Today, 100, 2009, 24-7
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Child language, learning and linguistics
(London: Edward Arnold, 1976), 106 pp. 0 7131 5890 5; 0 7131 5891 3 Japanese translation, 1980, 1382 260023 5625 Spanish translation, 1981, Lenguaje infantil, aprendizaje y lingüistica (Barcelona: Editorial Médica y Técnica), ix+126 pp. 84 85298 63 2
Child language, learning and linguistics
(London: Edward Arnold, 1987), 2nd edn v+106 pp. 0 7131 6492 1
(Edward Arnold, 1985-96)
Child Language Teaching and Therapy (editor)
(Edward Arnold, 1985-96)
Citing Scripture for my purpose
Around the Globe 48, 2011, 20-21
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CL&P's first fifteen years: an introductory comment. [followed by an Index]
Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics 16, 2003, 487-572
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Climbing the language mountain
In 'The early years: embracing the challenges', Proceedings of the Early Years of Schooling Conference, July 1997, Melbourne, 33-41
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Clinical linguistics
In M. Aronoff & J. Rees-Miller, The Blackwell Handbook of Linguistics (Oxford: Blackwell, 2001), 673-82
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Clinical linguistics
Disorders of Human Communication 3 (Vienna & New York: Springer, 1981), xii+228 pp. 3 211 81622 4; 0 387 81622 4; paperback edition (London: Arnold), 0 7131 6506 5; paperback edition (London: Whurr), with additional references, xiii+230 pp. 1 870332 65 2
Clinical linguistics: conversational reflections
Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 27 (4), 2013, 236-43
Coining it (lexically)
English Today 24, 1990, 45-6
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Collocating auspiciously
Around the Globe 10, 1999, 34-5; reprinted in e magazine 5 (Sep 1999), 20-21
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Come salvare le lingue a rischio
Madrelingua (September 2013), 1-2
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Commentary on Dylan Thomas extract
In C. Shewell & V. Dean (eds), A way with words (Sinclair Browne, 1982), 58-9
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Commentary on 'The English language in a global context'
In R. Quirk & H. Widdowson (eds), English in the world (Cambridge: CUP, 1985), 9-10
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Commentary on ‘Vocal communication in pre-verbal normal and autistic children’
In N. O'Connor (ed), Language, cognitive deficits and retardation (London: Butterworths, 1975), 81-5
Communicating science in the 21st century
Paper for the English-Speaking Union Science Conference on 'English and the Communication of Science', 10 March 2005. See 'English and the communication of science', Moderna Språk (centenary issue), 2006, 20-33
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Comprehending (and uncomprehending) comprehension: from top to bottom and back again
The NAPLIC Conference 1995 (National Association of Professionals concerned with Language-Impaired Children), 9-12
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Computing St Paul
2 talks, BBC Third Programme, March 1965.
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Concepts of language development: a realistic perspective
In W. Yule & M. Rutter (eds), Language development and disorders (London: Mac Keith Press, 1987), 42-52
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Contributions to Global
Lindsay Clandfield et al, Elementary and Pre-Intermediate Coursebooks (Oxford: Macmillan Education, 2010)
Contributions to Wordpower: A-Z of Usage; Language Lobbies; Declining standards
The Sunday Times, March 1993
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Contrived sign language (with E. Craig)
In I. Schlesinger & L. Namir (eds),Current trends in the study of sign languages of the deaf (New York: Academic Press, 1978), 141-68
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