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Doing English Language: A Guide For Students

Doing English Language: A Guide For Students

by Angela Goddard
     
 

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Doing English Language provides a concise, lively and accessible introduction to the field of English Language studies for readers who are interested in taking courses at university level.

This book addresses the fundamental questions about studying English Language, including:

  • How is English Language studied and researched?
  • Which

Overview

Doing English Language provides a concise, lively and accessible introduction to the field of English Language studies for readers who are interested in taking courses at university level.

This book addresses the fundamental questions about studying English Language, including:

  • How is English Language studied and researched?
  • Which subject areas does English Language draw on?
  • How are different topics approached?
  • How is the study of English Language relevant to real world contexts?
  • What careers can English Language lead to?

Written by an experienced teacher, researcher, and examiner, Doing English Language is both an essential guide for students at pre-university stage and a course companion for undergraduates choosing options within a degree programme.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Aimed at students who are interested in studying English Language at university level, this book provides an accessible and interesting overview of what this fascinating subject involves. We recommend this excellent introduction to studying English Language to all our prospective students. It is both accessible and engaging and is a welcome addition to our pre-course reading list." Sarah Varney-Burch, University of Brighton, UK

"This is a must-read book for any 6th form student or undergraduate. It will give you a clear picture of why studying English Language matters and the different shapes and forms the subject takes. It also provides lots of practical advice on how English Language can kick-start your career." Shaun O’Toole, Itchen College, UK

"In an accessible and systematic way, it explores the exciting scope of Language and Linguistics, looks at the methods used to research language and their practical applications in future careers, and provides an introduction to some of the key thinking in the discipline." Dan Clayton, University College London, UK

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415618830
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/04/2012
Series:
Doing... Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Angela Goddard is a Professor of English Language, formerly at York St John University, UK, a Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellow, and Chair of Examiners for English Language A Level at a UK national examination board.

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