Linguistics, TESOL & Translation

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Oxford Linguistics Handbooks offer thorough introductions and a survey of the current state of research in key topics, including applied linguistics, translation studies, the history of English, tense and aspect etc. Chapters review key issues and major debates and indicate how the debates might evolve.

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Over 250 unlimited access in-depth guides to current and classic research across a range of subject areas. If you can't access something via this site, put the book title into our general Portsmouth catalogue as we have some titles via Ebook Central instead.

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• Specialist subject encyclopedias

Wide range of topics covered so great for more advanced work including research projects and dissertations

Your Subject Team

 Anne Worden

Faculty Librarian


phone (023) 9284 3243

 Sharon Bittner

Assistant Faculty Librarian


phone (023) 9284 3234