Doing English Language: A Guide for Students [NOOK Book]

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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, ...

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Doing English Language: A Guide for Students

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135735753
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/12/2012
  • Series: Doing... Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • File size: 2 MB

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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Table of Contents

Preface 1. Introduction: What is ‘English’? 2. Where Did the Study of English Language Come From? 3. Where Did the Subject of Linguistics come from? 4. UK 2011 Benchmarks for the Subject of English Language 5. Areas of Linguistics 6. Areas of Literary and Media Studies 7. Areas of Creative Writing 8. Metalanguage 9. Interdisciplinarity and Applied Studies 10. Research methods for English Language 11. Careers for students of English Language 12. Building a CV 13. References 14. Further Reading Index of terms

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