Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis / Edition 3

Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis / Edition 3

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by Ronald Carter, Angela Goddard, Danuta Reah, Keith Sanger
     
 

Working with Texts is a well established textbook that introduces students to the main principles of language analysis, through contemporary text examples. Covering a wide range of language areas, the book uses an interactive, activity-based approach to support students' understanding of language structure and variety.

The third edition includes: new

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Overview

Working with Texts is a well established textbook that introduces students to the main principles of language analysis, through contemporary text examples. Covering a wide range of language areas, the book uses an interactive, activity-based approach to support students' understanding of language structure and variety.

The third edition includes: new material on analyzing sound; an updated range of texts, including literary extracts, advertisements, newspaper articles, comic book strips, excerpts from popular comedy sketches, political speeches, telephone discourse, and internet chat; new extension work to support student-directed study; detailed suggestions after each unit for further reading within the Intertext series as a whole; and an updated list of URLs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415414210
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/15/2008
Series:
Intertext Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Signs 2. Sounds 3. Words and Things 4. Sentences and Structure 5. Text and Context: Written Discourse 6. Text and Context: Spoken Discourse 7. Applications

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