Studying Language: English in Action

Studying Language: English in Action

by Urzula Clark, Lesley Jeffries, Urszula Clark
     
 

ISBN-10: 140392208X

ISBN-13: 9781403922083

Pub. Date: 02/06/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Studying Language introduces key ideas and current critical debates about how English functions within its social and cultural contexts, and provides practical examples and guidance on how to approach further work in these topics. It introduces the core topics of language study: language variation, pragmatics, stylistics, critical discourse analysis,

Overview

Studying Language introduces key ideas and current critical debates about how English functions within its social and cultural contexts, and provides practical examples and guidance on how to approach further work in these topics. It introduces the core topics of language study: language variation, pragmatics, stylistics, critical discourse analysis, language and gender, and language and education. Each chapter includes case studies providing worked analysis of sample texts, suggestions for further project work and research and an annotated further reading section.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403922083
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/06/2007
Series:
Perspectives on the English Language Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Variation in English
• Pragmatics
• Stylistics
• Critical Discourse Analysis
• Issues in English Language
• Index

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