Linguistics, TESOL & Translation

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The online version of a 10 volume printed encyclopedia covering 27 key areas of linguistics, including assessment and testing, conversation analysis, corpus linguistics, discourse, language policy etc. You will find over 1100 essays written by experts from across the world.

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World experts give you accurate, unbiased and up-to-date overviews of a wide range of communication topics e.g. language and gender, intercultural communication, social media. Each entry is designed to take 30 mins or less to read so have a look here when you have a new topic to research.

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The latest (2020) edition of this key resource for Translation Studies.


Access over 750 entries about key practical and theoretical aspects of TESOL. Each entry is organized into three sections: "Framing the Issue", "Making the Case", and "Pedagogical Implications".


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