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Analysing Real Texts: Research Studies in Modern English Language
     

Analysing Real Texts: Research Studies in Modern English Language

by Hilary Hillier
 

ISBN-10: 0333584708

ISBN-13: 9780333584705

Pub. Date: 02/21/2004

Publisher: Macmillan Education UK

This book is aimed at all those who wish to carry out close study of the way the English language is used in real situations. Hilary Hillier adopts a 'learning-by-doing' approach, presenting a series of small research studies which demonstrate a range of analytical perspectives and linguistic frameworks. Texts include informal talk, fictional narrative, newspaper

Overview

This book is aimed at all those who wish to carry out close study of the way the English language is used in real situations. Hilary Hillier adopts a 'learning-by-doing' approach, presenting a series of small research studies which demonstrate a range of analytical perspectives and linguistic frameworks. Texts include informal talk, fictional narrative, newspaper reports, political speeches and TV advertisements. Analysing Real Texts will inspire readers to devise comparable studies of their own, drawing on their individual interests, background and experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333584705
Publisher:
Macmillan Education UK
Publication date:
02/21/2004
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.13(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Texts
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Motivating Principles and Procedures
Literary Narrative
Newspaper Reports
Women's Talk
Children's Talk
Political Speeches
Fictional Narrative in a Regional Dialect
Television Advertisements
New Language Forms
Appendix 1: Analysed Texts
Appendix 2: Selective Glossary
Bibliography
Name Index
Subject Index

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