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Key Skills in Linguistics Reading List

Key Skills in Linguistics, 2021/22, Semester 1
Chris Norton
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

These texts all exist as both physical books and electronic books. This list gives full Leeds Harvard format references for the electronic versions, but the URL permalinks will take you to a page for the book with an option to 'see all versions'.  

General study skills

Cottrell, S. 2019. The Study Skills Handbook. [Online]. 5th ed. London: Macmillan International Higher Education. [Accessed 20 August 2021]. Available from: 

Northedge, A. 2005. The Good Study Guide. [Online]. Milton Keynes: The Open University. [Accessed 13 July 2021]. Available from:

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Academic writing

Bailey, S. 2018. Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students. [Online]. 5th ed. New York: Routledge. [Accessed 20 August 2021]. Available from:

Creme, P. and Lea, M.R. 2008. Writing at University – a guide for students.[Online]. 3rd ed. Maidenhead: Open University Press. [Accessed 20 August 2021]. Available from:

Godfrey, J. 2020. The Student Phrase Book: Vocabulary for Writing at University. [Online]. 2nd ed. London: Red Globe Press. [Accessed 20 August 2021]. Available from:

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Linguistics and Phonetics

Bauer, L. 2007. The Linguistics Student's Handbook. [Online]. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. [Accessed 21 September 2021]. Available from  

Wray, A. and Bloomer, A. 2012. Projects in Linguistics: A practical guide to researching language. [Online]. 3rd ed. London: Hodder Education. [Accessed 21 September 2021]. Available from:

This list was last updated on 21/09/2021