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Dr Philip Seargeant

Profile summary

Professional biography

I am an applied linguist, specialising in the relationship between language, politics and social media.

@philipseargeant

philipseargeant.com

Research

My research focuses on:

In addition to this I have worked as a consultant for the BBC on a number of programmes, and written for publications such as The New EuropeanThe Huffington PostTimes Higher EducationProspectThe IndependentThe Washington Post, OpenDemocracy, The New Statesman and Libération. Please see philipseargeant.com for more details.

Teaching 

I teach language and communication studies, focusing on topics including linguistic creativity, English around the world, and the relationship between language, politics and society. 

I am currently working on the new Level 2 undergaduate module L201. Previously I was deputy chair on the production of L101 An Introduction to English Language Studies, production chair of the undergraduate module E302 Language and Creativity(winner of a Teaching Excellence Award) and have contributed to A105 Voices, Texts and Material CultureA150 Voices and TextsU214 Worlds of English, U211 Exploring the English LanguageEA300 Children’s Literature (winner of OU Teaching Award), E854 Investigating Language in Action and EE817 Applied Linguistics and English Language.

I have also authored several award-winning Open Educational Resources. Please see philipseargeant.com for more details.

Publications

Books (for full details of books see philipseargeant.com)

Seargeant, P. (2020) The Art Of Political Storytelling: Why Stories Win Votes In Post-Truth Politics, London: Bloomsbury

Seargeant, P. (2019) The Emoji Revolution: How Technology is Shaping the Future of Communication. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Seargeant, P., Hewings, A. and Pihlaja, S. (eds) (2018) The Routledge handbook of English Language Studies. Abingdon: Routledge.

Tagg, C, Seargeant, P. and Brown, A. A. (2017) Taking offence on social media: conviviality and communication on Facebook. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Demjén, Z. and Seargeant, P. (eds) (2016) Creativity in language: From everyday style to verbal art. Milton Keynes: Open University. Companion website.

Hewings, H., Prescott, L. and Seargeant, P. (eds) (2016) Futures for English Studies: Teaching language, literature and creative writing in higher education. Hounslow: Palgrave Macmillan.

Seargeant, P. and Tagg, C. (eds) (2014) The language of social media: identity and community on the internet. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Seargeant, P. and Greenwell, B. (2013) From language to creative writing: an introduction. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Erling, E. J. and Seargeant, P. (eds) (2013) English and development: policy, pedagogy and globalization. Bristol: Multilingual Matters. 

Seargeant, P. (2012) Exploring World Englishes: language in a global context. Abingdon: Routledge. Companion website.

Seargeant, P. and Swann, J. (eds) (2012) English in the world: history, diversity, changeAbingdon: Routledge. Companion website.

Seargeant, P. (ed.) (2011) English in Japan in the era of globalization. Hounslow: Palgrave Macmillan.

Seargeant, P. (2009) The idea of English in Japan: ideology and the evolution of a global language. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Journal articles

Tagg, C. and Seargeant, P. (2019) Context design and critical language/media awareness: implications for a social digital literacies education, Linguistics and Education, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.linged.2019.100776

Seargeant , P. and Chapman, C. (2019) Using Shakespeare to teach English in the digital age. ELT Journal, 73: 1, pp. 21–30 .

Erling, E. J., Hasan Chowdhury, Q., Solly, M. and Seargeant, P. (2018) ‘Successful’ migration, (English) language skills and global inequality: The case of Bangladeshi migrants to the Middle East, Multilingua, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/multi-2018-0021

Seargeant, P. and Tagg, C. (2018) Social media and the Future of Open Debate: a User-Oriented Approach to Facebook’s Filter Bubble Conundrum, Discourse, Context & Media, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcm.2018.03.005

Seargeant, P. (2017) The symbolism of English on the Brexit battleground. World Englishes, 36: 3, pp. 356–359.

Seargeant , P., Erling, E. J., Solly, M. and Hasan Chowdhury, Q. (2017) The communicative needs of Bangladeshi economic migrants: The functional values of host country languages versus English as a lingua franca. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 6: 1, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jelf-2017-0008 

Seargeant , P., Erling, E. J., Solly, M., Hasan Chowdhury, Q. and Rahman, S. (2016) Analysing perceptions of English in rural Bangladesh: insights from postcolonial theory and world Englishes. World Englishes, DOI: 10.1111/weng.12215 

Erling, E. J., Seargeant , P. and Solly, M. (2014) English in rural Bangladesh: How is language education perceived as a resource for development in rural communities? English Today. 30: 4, pp. 15-21.

Hewings, A. and Seargeant, P. (2014) Constructing the discipline: pedagogically-focused knowledge production in English language studies. Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning. 29: 2, pp. 131-144.

Tagg, C. and Seargeant, P. (2012) Writing systems at play in Thai-English online interactions. Writing Systems Research. 4: 2, pp. 195-213.

Seargeant, P., Tagg, C. and Ngampramuan, W. (2012) Language choice and addressivity strategies in Thai-English social network interactions. Journal of Sociolinguistics. 16: 4, pp. 510–531.

Pan Lin and Seargeant, P. (2012) Is English threatening Chinese language and culture? English Today. 28: 3, pp. 60-66.

Seargeant, P. (2012) Disciplinarity and the study of world Englishes. World Englishes. 31: 1, pp. 113–129.

Seargeant, P. and Tagg, C. (2011) English on the internet and a ‘post-varieties’ approach to language. World Englishes. 30: 4, pp. 496–514. 

Seargeant, P. (2011) Lexicography as a philosophy of language. Language Sciences, 33: 1, 1–10.

Seargeant, P. (2010) Naming and defining in World Englishes. World Englishes. 29:1, pp. 99-115.

Seargeant, P. (2010) The historical ontology of language. Language Sciences, 32: 1, pp. 1-13.

Seargeant, P. (2009) Philosophies of language in the fictions of Jorge Luis Borges. Philosophy and Literature. 33: 2, pp. 386-401.

Seargeant, P. (2009) Metaphors of possession in the conceptualisation of language. Language & Communication, 29: 4, pp. 383-393.

Seargeant, P. (2009) Language ideology, language theory, and the regulation of linguistic behaviour. Language Sciences, 31: 4, pp. 345-359.

Seargeant, P. (2009) Ideologies of English in Shakespeare’s Henry V. Language and Literature, 18: 1, pp. 25–44.

Seargeant, P. (2008) Language, ideology and ‘English within a globalized context’. World Englishes, 27: 2, pp. 217-232.

Seargeant, P. (2008) Ideologies of English in Japan: the perspective of policy and pedagogy. Language Policy, 7: 2, pp. 121-142.

Seargeant, P. (2007) Discursive diversity in the textual articulation of epidemic disease in Early Modern England, Language and Literature, 16: 4, pp. 339-360.

Seargeant, P. (2005) ‘More English than England itself’: the simulation of authenticity in foreign language practice in Japan, International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 15: 3, pp. 326-345.

Seargeant, P. (2005) Globalisation and reconfigured English in Japan, World Englishes, 24: 3, pp. 309-319.

Chapters in books

Seargeant, P. (2020) Social media and self-fashioning: the construction of a political persona from Elizabeth I to Donald J. Trump, in Tagg, C. and Evans, M. (eds) Historicising the Digital: English language practices in new and old media. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Edwards, A. and Seargeant, P. (2020) Beyond English as a second or foreign language: Local uses and the cultural politics of identification, in Schreier, D., Hundt, M. and Schneider, E. (eds) The Cambridge Handbook of World Englishes, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 311-359.

Seargeant, P. (2019) English in Japan in an era of global uncertainty. In Reinders, H., Ryan, S. and Nakamura, S. (eds) Innovation in Language Learning & Teaching: The Case of Japan. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 9-22. 

Seargeant, P. and Tagg, C. (2018) Critical digital literacy education in the ‘fake news’ era, in Reedy, K. and Parker, J. (eds) Digital literacy unpacked. London: Facet, pp. 179-190.

Seargeant, P., Hewings, A. and Pihlaja, S. (2018) An introduction to English Language Studies, in Seargeant, P., Hewings, A. and Pihlaja, S. (eds) The Routledge handbook of English Language Studies. Abingdon: Routledge , pp. 1-12.

Seargeant, P. (2018) The idea of English, in Seargeant, P., Hewings, A. and Pihlaja, S. (eds) The Routledge handbook of English Language Studies. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 15-27.

Solly, M., Hasan Chowdhury, Q. Erling, E. J. and Seargeant , P. (2017) The role of English in the safety, stability, and resilience of economic migrants from Bangladesh to the Middle East, in Erling, E. J. (ed.) English across the Fracture Lines: the Contribution and Relevance of English to Security, Stability and Peace, London: British Council, pp. 109-114.

Seargeant, P. (2017) Teaching the history of English online: open education and student engagement. In Hayes, M. and Burkette, A. (eds) The Future of the History of the English Language: Pedagogical Practices. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Tagg, C. and Seargeant, P. (2017) Negotiating social roles in semi-public online contexts. In Sirpa Leppänen, P., Kytölä, S., Peuronen, S., Jousmäki, H. and Westinen, E. (eds) Discourse and identification: diversity and heterogeneity in social media practices. Abingdon: Routledge. 

Seargeant, P. (2016) Language and art. In Demjén, Z. and Seargeant, P. (eds) Creativity in language: From everyday style to verbal art. Milton Keynes: Open University. pp. 277-328.

Seargeant, P. (2016) World Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca: a changing context for ELT, in Hall, G. (ed) The Routledge handbook of English language teaching. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 13-25.

Prescott, L., Hewings, A. and Seargeant, P. (2016) Introduction, in Hewings, H., Prescott, L. and Seargeant, P. (eds) Futures for English Studies: Teaching language, literature and creative writing in higher education. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1-10. 

Hewings, H. and Seargeant, P. (2016) English language studies: a critical appraisal. In Hewings, H., Prescott, L. and Seargeant, P. (eds) Futures for English Studies: Teaching language, literature and creative writing in higher education. Hounslow: Palgrave Macmillan.

Tagg, C. and Seargeant, P. (2015) Facebook and the discursive construction of the social network, in Spilioti, T. and Georgakopoulou, A. (eds) The Routledge handbook of language and digital communication. Abingdon: Routledge.

Seargeant, P. and Tagg, C. (2014) The language of social media, in Seargeant, P. and Tagg, C. (eds) The language of social media: identity and community on the internet. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Tagg, C. and Seargeant, P. (2014) Audience design and language choice in the construction and maintenance of translocal communities on social network sites, in Seargeant, P. and Tagg, C. (eds) The language of social media: identity and community on the internet. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 

Erling, E. J., Hamid, M. O., and Seargeant, P. (2013) Grassroots attitudes to the positioning of English as a language for international development: Insights from Bangladesh, in Erling, E. J. and Seargeant, P. (eds) English and development: policy, pedagogy and globalization. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Seargeant, P. and Erling, E. J. (2013) English and development in a global world, in Erling, E. J. and Seargeant, P. (eds) English and development: policy, pedagogy and globalization. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Seargeant, P. (2013) Ideologies of nativism and linguistic globalisation, in Houghton, S. and Rivers, D. (eds) Native-speakerism in Japan: intergroup dynamics in foreign language education, pp. 231-242. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Seargeant, P. (2012) Between script and language: the ambiguous ascription of ‘English’ in the linguistic landscape, in Hélot, C., Barni, M., Janssens, R. and Bagna, C. (eds) Linguistic landscapes, multilingualism and social change. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, pp. 187-200.

Seargeant, P. (2012) The politics and policies of global English, in Hewings, A. and Tagg, C. (eds) The politics of English: conflict, competition, coexistence. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 5-32.

Seargeant, P. (2012) Imagining the future of English, in Hewings, A. and Tagg, C. (eds) The politics of English: conflict, competition, coexistence. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 339-346.

Seargeant, P. (2012) Ideologies of English in Shakespeare’s Henry V, in Lee, M. (ed.) Shakespearean Criticism. Vol. 144. Detroit: Gale, Cengage Learning, pp. 208-220.

Seargeant, P. (2012) English in the world today, in Seargeant, P. and Swann, J. (eds) English in the world: history, diversity, change. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 5-35.

Leith, D. and Seargeant, P. (2012) A colonial language, in Seargeant, P. and Swann, J. (eds) English in the world: history, diversity, change. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 101-135.

Seargeant, P. (2012) English and linguistic globalisation, in Seargeant, P. and Swann, J. (eds) English in the world: history, diversity, change. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 178-187.

Seargeant, P. (2011) English in Japan in the era of globalization, in Seargeant, P. (ed.) English in Japan in the era of globalization. Hounslow: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1-12.

Seargeant, P. (2011) The symbolic meaning of visual English in the social landscape of Japan, in Seargeant, P. (ed.) English in Japan in the era of globalization, pp. 187-204. Hounslow: Palgrave Macmillan.

Seargeant, P. and Erling, E. J. (2011) The discourse of ‘English as a language for international development’: policy assumptions and practical challenges, in Coleman, H. (ed.) Dreams and realities: developing countries and the English language. London: British Council, pp. 248-267. Available at www.teachingenglish.org.uk/sites/teacheng/files/Z413%20EDB%20Section12.pdf

Seargeant, P. (2010) Time, tense and perception in the narrative voice of Bret Easton Ellis’s Lunar Park, in Cook, G. and North, S. (eds) Applied linguistics in action: a reader. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 246-256.

Reports

Erling, E. J., Seargeant , P., Solly, M., Hasan Chowdhury, Q. and Rahman, S. (2012) Attitudes to English as a language for international development in rural Bangladesh. London: British Council. Available at www.teachingenglish.org.uk/sites/teacheng/files/B497%20ELTRP%20Report%20Erling_FINAL.pdf

Erling, E. J., Seargeant , P., Solly, M., Hasan Chowdhury, Q. and Rahman, S. (2015), English for economic development: a case study of migrant workers from Bangladesh. London: British Council. Available at http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/english-economic-development-a-case-study-migrant-workers-bangladesh

Book review

Seargeant, P. (2018) Book review of Multilingual Subjects: On Standard English, Its Speakers, and Others in the Long Eighteenth Century, by Daniel DeWispelare, Journal of British Studies, 57: 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jbr.2018.93

Publications

“Successful” migration, (English) language skills and global inequality: The case of Bangladeshi migrants to the Middle East (2019-05-27)
Erling, Elizabeth J.; Hasan Chowdhury, Qumrul; Solly, Mike and Seargeant, Philip
Multilingua, 38(3) (pp. 253-281)


Social media and the future of open debate: a user-oriented approach to Facebook's filter bubble conundrum (2019-03-31)
Seargeant, Philip and Tagg, Caroline
Discourse, Context & Media, 27 (pp. 41-48)


Using Shakespeare to teach English in the digital age (2019-01)
Seargeant, Philip and Chapman, Catherine
ELT Journal, 73(1) (pp. 21-30)


Context design and critical language/media awareness: implications for a social digital literacies education (2019)
Tagg, Caroline and Seargeant, Philip
Linguistics and Education ((Early Access))


Analysing perceptions of English in rural Bangladesh (2017-12)
Seargeant, Philip; Erling, Elizabeth J.; Solly, Mike; Chowdhury, Qumrul Hasan and Rahman, Sayeedur
World Englishes, 36(4) (pp. 631-644)


[Comment] The symbolism of English on the Brexit battleground (2017-10-30)
Seargeant, Philip
World Englishes, 36(3) (pp. 356-359)


The communicative needs of Bangladeshi economic migrants: The functional values of host country languages versus English as a lingua franca (2017-03-01)
Seargeant, Philip; Erling, Elizabeth J.; Solly, Mike and Chowdhury, Qumrul Hasan
Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 6(1) (pp. 141-165)


English in rural Bangladesh: how is language education perceived as a resource for development in rural communities? (2014-12)
Erling, Elizabeth; Seargeant, Philip and Solly, Michael
English Today, 30(4) (pp. 15-21)


Constructing a discipline: pedagogically focused knowledge production in open and distance education (2014)
Hewings, Ann and Seargeant, Philip
Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-learning, 29(2) (pp. 131-144)


Language choice and addressivity strategies in Thai-English social network interactions (2012-09)
Seargeant, Philip; Tagg, Caroline and Ngampramuan, Wipapan
Journal of Sociolinguistics, 16(4) (pp. 510-531)


Disciplinarity and the study of world Englishes (2012-03)
Seargeant, Philip
World Englishes, 31(1) (pp. 113-129)


Is English a threat to Chinese language and culture? (2012)
Seargeant, Philip and Pan, Lin
English Today, 28(3) (pp. 60-66)


Writing systems at play in Thai-English online interactions (2012)
Tagg, Caroline and Seargeant, Philip
Writing Systems Research, 4(2) (pp. 195-213)


English on the internet and a ‘post-varieties’ approach to language (2011-12)
Seargeant, Philip and Tagg, Caroline
World Englishes, 30(4) (pp. 496-514)


Lexicography as a philosophy of language (2011)
Seargeant, Philip
Language Sciences, 33(1) (pp. 1-10)


Naming and defining in world Englishes (2010-02-03)
Seargeant, Philip
World Englishes, 29(1) (pp. 97-113)


The historical ontology of language (2010)
Seargeant, Philip
Language Sciences, 32(1) (pp. 1-13)


Metaphors of possession in the conceptualisation of language (2009-10)
Seargeant, Philip
Language and Communication, 29(4) (pp. 383-393)


Philosophies of language in the fictions of Jorge Luis Borges (2009-10)
Seargeant, Philip
Philosophy and Literature, 33(2) (pp. 386-401)


Language ideology, language theory, and the regulation of linguistic behaviour (2009)
Seargeant, Philip
Language Sciences, 31(4) (pp. 345-349)


Ideologies of English in Shakespeare’s Henry V (2009)
Seargeant, Philip
Language and Literature, 18(1) (pp. 25-44)


Ideologies of English in Japan: the perspective of policy and pedagogy (2008-06-14)
Seargeant, Philip
Language Policy, 7(2) (pp. 121-142)


Language, ideology and 'English within a globalized context' (2008-05)
Seargeant, Philip
World Englishes, 27(2) (pp. 217-232)


Discursive diversity in the textual articulation of epidemic disease in Early Modern England (2007)
Seargeant, Philip
Language and Literature, 16(4) (pp. 339-360)


‘More English than England itself’: the simulation of authenticity in foreign language practice in Japan (2005-11)
Seargeant, Philip
International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 15(3) (pp. 326-345)


Globalisation and reconfigured English in Japan (2005-08)
Seargeant, Philip
World Englishes, 24(3) (pp. 309-319)


The Art of Political Storytelling: Why Stories Win Votes in Post-truth Politics (2020-06-11)
Seargeant, Philip
ISBN : 9781350107380 | Publisher : Bloomsbury | Published : London


The emoji revolution: how technology is shaping the future of communication (2019-07)
Seargeant, Philip
ISBN : 9781108677387 | Publisher : Cambridge University Press


Taking Offence on Social Media: Conviviality and Communication on Facebook (2017-08-30)
Tagg, Caroline; Seargeant, Philip and Brown, Amy Aisha
Pivot
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan


Exploring World Englishes: Language in a Global Context (2012-06-15)
Seargeant, Philip
Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics
ISBN : 978-0-415-57210-1 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : Abingdon


The idea of English in Japan: ideology and the evolution of a global language (2009-08-01)
Seargeant, Philip
ISBN : 978-1-84769-201-6 | Publisher : Multilingual Matters | Published : Bristol


Beyond English as a second or foreign language: Local uses and the cultural politics of identification (2020)
Seargeant, Philip and Edwards, Alison
In: Schreier, D; Hundt, M and Schneider, Edgar eds. The Cambridge Handbook of World Englishes (pp. 311-359)
ISBN : 9781108425957 | Publisher : Cambridge University Press


Social media and self-fashioning: the construction of a political persona from Elizabeth I to Donald J. Trump (2020)
Seargeant, Philip
In: Tagg, C. and Evans, M. eds. Historicising the Digital: English Language Practices in New and Old Media. Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] Series ((In Press))
ISBN : 9783110620399 | Publisher : de Gruyter Mouton | Published : Berlin


English in Japan in an era of global uncertainty (2019-03-31)
Seargeant, Philip
In: Reinders, Hayo; Ryan, Stephen and Nakamura, Sachiko eds. Innovation in Language Learning & Teaching: The Case of Japan. New Language Learning and Teaching Environments (pp. 9-22)
ISBN : 978-3-030-12567-7 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan


Discourse and the Linguistic Landscape (2019)
Seargeant, Philip and Giaxoglou, Korina
In: De Fina, Anna and Georgakopoulou, Alexandra eds. The Handbook of Discourse Studies ((In Press))
Publisher : Cambridge University Press | Published : Cambridge


Critical digital literacy education in the ‘fake news’ era (2018-08)
Seargeant, Philip and Tagg, Caroline
In: Reedy, Katharine and Parker, Jo eds. Digital literacy unpacked
ISBN : 9781783301973 | Publisher : Facet


The idea of English (2018-07-06)
Seargeant, Philip
In: Seargeant, Philip; Hewings, Ann and Pihlaja, Stephen eds. The Routledge Handbook of English Language Studies
ISBN : 9781138913455 | Publisher : Routledge


An introduction to English language studies (2018-05-31)
Seargeant, Philip; Hewings, Ann and Pihlaja, Stephen
In: Seargeant, Philip; Hewings, Ann and Pihlaja, Stephen eds. The Routledge Handbook of English Language Studies. Routledge Handbooks in English Language Studies (pp. 1-12)
ISBN : 9781138913455 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : London


Critical digital literacy education in the ‘fake news’ era (2018)
Seargeant, Philip and Tagg, Caroline
In: Reedy, Katharine and Parker, Jo eds. Digital literacy unpacked
ISBN : 9781783301997 | Publisher : Facet


Teaching the history of English online: open education and student engagement (2017)
Seargeant, Philip
In: Hayes, Mary and Burkette, Allison eds. Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice (pp. 357-364)
ISBN : 9780190611057 | Publisher : Oxford University Press


The role of English in the safety, stability and resilience of Bangladeshi economic migrants working in the Middle East (2017)
Solly, Mike; Hasan Chowdhury, Qumrul; Erling, Elizabeth J. and Seargeant, Philip
In: Erling, Elizabeth J. ed. English Across the Fracture Lines: the contribution and relevance of English to security, stability and peace (pp. 109-114)
ISBN : 978-0-86355-878-8 | Publisher : British Council


Negotiating social roles in semi-public online contexts (2016-12-08)
Tagg, Caroline and Seargeant, Philip
In: Leppänen, Sirpa; Westinen, Elina and Kytölä, Samu eds. Social Media Discourse, (Dis)identifications and Diversities. Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics (13) (pp. 211-234)
ISBN : 978-1-138-65141-8 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : London


English language studies: A critical appraisal (2016-01-31)
Hewings, Ann and Seargeant, Philip
In: Hewings, Ann; Prescott, Lynda and Seargeant, Philip eds. Futures for English Studies: Teaching language, literature and creative writing (pp. 61-77)
ISBN : 978-1-137-43178-3 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan | Published : Basingstoke


Introduction: Futures for English Studies (2016-01)
Prescott, Lynda; Hewings, Ann and Seargeant, Philip
In: Hewings, Ann; Prescott, Lynda and Seargeant, Philip eds. Futures for English Studies: Teaching Language, Literature and Creative Writing (pp. 1-8)
ISBN : 978-1-137-43178-3 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmilan | Published : Basingstoke


World Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca: a changing context for ELT (2016)
Seargeant, Philip
In: Hall, Graham ed. The Routledge handbook of English language teaching (pp. 13-25)
ISBN : 9780415747394 | Publisher : Routledge


Facebook and the discursive construction of the social network (2015-07-27)
Tagg, Caroline and Seargeant, Philip
In: Georgakopoulou, Alexandra and Spilioti, Tereza eds. The Routledge Handbook of Language and Digital Communication (pp. 339-353)
ISBN : 9780415642491 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : Abingdon


Audience design and language choice in the construction and maintenance of translocal communities on social network sites (2014-02-18)
Tagg, Caroline and Seargeant, Philip
In: Seargeant, Philip and Tagg, Caroline eds. The Language of Social Media: Identity and Community on the Internet (pp. 161-185)
ISBN : 9781137029300 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan | Published : Basingstoke


Introduction: The language of social media (2014-02)
Seargeant, Philip and Tagg, Caroline
In: Seargeant, Philip and Tagg, Caroline eds. The Language of Social Media: Identity and Community on the Internet (pp. 1-19)
ISBN : 9781137029300 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan | Published : Basingstoke


Introduction: English and development (2013-05)
Seargeant, Philip and Erling, Elizabeth J.
In: Erling, Elizabeth J. and Seargeant, Philip eds. English and Development: Policy, Pedagogy and Globalization. Critical Language and Literacy Studies (pp. 1-20)
ISBN : 9781847699466 | Publisher : Multilingual Matters | Published : Bristol


Grassroots attitudes to English as a language for international development in Bangladesh (2013)
Erling, Elizabeth J.; Hamid, M. Obaidul and Seargeant, Philip
In: Erling, Elizabeth J. and Seargeant, Philip eds. English and Development: Policy, Pedagogy and Globalization. Critical Language and Literacy Studies (pp. 88-110)
ISBN : 9781847699466 | Publisher : Multilingual Matters | Published : Bristol


English and linguistic globalisation (2012-12-13)
Seargeant, Philip
In: Seargeant, Philip and Swann, Joan eds. English in the World: History, Diversity, Change. Worlds of English (pp. 178-187)
ISBN : 978-0-415-67421-8 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : Abingdon


A colonial language (2012-12-13)
Leith, Dick and Seargeant, Philip
In: Seargeant, Philip and Swann, Joan eds. English in the world: history, diversity, change (pp. 101-135)
ISBN : 978-0-415-67421-8 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : Abingdon


English in the world today (2011-12-13)
Seargeant, Philip
In: Seargeant, Philip and Swann, Joan eds. English in the World: History, Diversity, Change. Worlds of English (pp. 5-35)
ISBN : 978-0-415-67421-8 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : Abingdon


Introduction: English in Japan in the era of globalization (2011-07-19)
Seargeant, Philip
In: Seargeant, Philip ed. English in Japan in the era of globalization (pp. 1-12)
ISBN : 9780230237667 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan | Published : Hounslow, UK


The symbolic meaning of visual English in the social landscape of Japan (2011-07-19)
Seargeant, Philip
In: Seargeant, Philip ed. English in Japan in the era of globalization (pp. 187-204)
ISBN : 9780230237667 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan | Published : Hounslow, UK


The discourse of ‘English as a language for international development’: policy assumptions and practical challenges (2011-04)
Seargeant, Philip and Erling, Elizabeth
In: Coleman, Hywel ed. Dreams and Realities: Developing Countries and the English Language (pp. 248-267)
ISBN : 978-086355-659-3 | Publisher : British Council | Published : London


Time, tense and perception in the narrative voice of Bret Easton Ellis’s Lunar Park (2010-12-08)
Seargeant, Philip
In: Cook, Guy and North, Sarah eds. Applied Linguistics in Action: A Reader (pp. 246-256)
ISBN : 9780415545471 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : Oxford


The Routledge Handbook of English Language Studies (2018-05-31)
Seargeant, Philip; Hewings, Ann and Pihlaja, Stephen eds.
Routledge Handbooks in English Language Studies
ISBN : 9781138913455 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : London


Futures for English Studies: Teaching language, literature and creative writing in Higher Education (2016-01)
Hewings, Ann; Prescott, Lynda and Seargeant, Philip eds.
ISBN : 978-1-137-43180-6 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan | Published : Basingstoke


The Language of Social Media: Identity and Community on the Internet (2014-02)
Seargeant, Philip and Tagg, Caroline eds.
ISBN : 978-1-137-02930-0 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan | Published : Basingstoke


English and Development: Policy, Pedagogy and Globalization (2013-05)
Erling, Elizabeth J. and Seargeant, Philip eds.
Critical Language and Litearcy Studies
ISBN : 9781847699466 | Publisher : Multilingual Matters | Published : Bristol


English in the World: History, Diversity, Change (2011-12-13)
Seargeant, Philip and Swann, Joan eds.
Worlds of English
ISBN : 978-0-415-67421-8 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : Abingdon


English in Japan in the Era of Globalization (2011-08)
Seargeant, Philip ed.
ISBN : 9780230237667 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan | Published : Basingstoke


Grassroots attitudes to the positioning of English as a language for international development (2010)
Erling, Elizabeth. J.; Hamid, M. Obaidul and Seargeant, Philip
In : Sociolinguistics Symposium 18: Negotiating Transnational Space and Multilingual Encounters (1-4 Sep 2010, Southampton, UK)


Discourses of international development: an analysis of the role of English in language education policies in South Asia (2009)
Erling, Elizabeth J. and Seargeant, Philip
In : 8th International Language and Development Conference (23-25 Jun 2009, Dhaka, Bangladesh)


English for economic development: a case study of migrant workers from Bangladesh (2015)
Erling, Elizabeth J.; Seargeant, Philip; Solly, Michael; Chowdhury, Qumrul Hasan and Rahman, Sayeedur
British Council


Attitudes to English as a language for international development in rural Bangladesh (2012)
Erling, Elizabeth; Seargeant, Philip; Solly, Michael; Chowdhury, Qumrul Hasan and Rahman, Sayeedur
British Council, London.