Essential study guides for the future linguist. Language and Gender is an introduction to the English language as a vital, dynamic force in understanding gender. It is suitable for students at advanced level and beyond. Written with input from the Cambridge English Corpus, it looks at the way English has adapted ? through words, meanings and grammar ? to represent different views and beliefs about gender. Using short activities to help explain analysis methods, this book guides students through major modern issues and concepts. It summarises key concerns and modern findings, while providing inspiration for language investigations and non-examined assessments (NEAs) with research suggestions.