Grammar and Context: An Advanced Resource Book

Grammar and Context: An Advanced Resource Book

by Ann Hewings, Martin Hewings
     
 

Grammar and Context:

  • considers how grammatical choices influence and are influenced by the context in which communication takes place
  • examines the interaction of a wide variety of contexts – including socio-cultural, situational and global influences
  • includes a range of different types of grammar – functional,

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Overview

Grammar and Context:

  • considers how grammatical choices influence and are influenced by the context in which communication takes place
  • examines the interaction of a wide variety of contexts – including socio-cultural, situational and global influences
  • includes a range of different types of grammar – functional, pedagogic, descriptive and prescriptive
  • explores grammatical features in a lively variety of communicative contexts, such as advertising, dinner-table talk, email and political speeches
  • gathers together influential readings from key names in the discipline, including: David Crystal, M.A.K. Halliday, Joanna Thornborrow, Ken Hyland and Stephen Levey.

The accompanying website to this book can be found at http://www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415310814/

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415310802
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/31/2005
Series:
Routledge Applied Linguistics Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Section A: Introduction Unit 1: Grammar, Grammars and Grammaticality Unit 2: Context: Some Preliminaries Unit 3: The Local Situational Context Unit 4: The Wider Socio-Cultural Context Unit 5: Context in Approaches to Grammar Unit 6: Presenting a View of the World Through Grammatical Choices Unit 7: Expressing Interpersonal Relations Through Grammar Unit 8: Standards and Varieties Unit 9: Corpus Approaches to the Study of Grammar Section B: Extension Unit 1: Grammar in Conversation Unit 2: Grammar in Speech in Institutional Settings Unit 3: Grammar in Written Academic Contexts Unit 4: Grammar in Written Communication Unit 5: Grammar in Restricted Communications Unit 6: Grammar in Developing and Disintegrating Language Unit 7: Grammar in Second Language Learning Unit 8: Grammar and Gender Unit 9: Grammar and Social Class Unit 10: Grammar in International Varieties of Englishes Section C: Exploration Some Final Thoughts. Glossary of Grammatical Terms

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