Language Change (Intertext Series)

Language Change (Intertext Series)

by Adrian Beard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415320569

ISBN-13: 9780415320566

Pub. Date: 05/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (second edition 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite titles. These provide students with hands-on practical experience of textual

Overview

The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (second edition 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite titles. These provide students with hands-on practical experience of textual analysis through special topics, and can be used individually or in conjunction with Working with Texts.
Language Change:

  • examines the way external factors have influenced and are influencing language change, focusing on how changing social contexts are reflected in language use
  • explores the attitudes, values and assumptions that shape the way we use language
  • looks at how language change operates within different genres, such as problem pages, sports reports and recipes
  • provides lively examples from everyday communication, including letters, emails, postcards and text messages
  • includes a unit on how new words are formed and features a full glossary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415320566
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Series:
Intertext Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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