Appliable Linguistics

Appliable Linguistics


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ISBN-13: 9781441164155
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 08/26/2010
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ahmar Mahboob is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Sydney, Australia

Naomi K. Knight is a PhD candidate at University of Sydney, Australia.

Table of Contents

List of Figures vii

List of Tables ix

Notes on the Contributors xi

Acknowledgements xv

Chapter 1 Appliable Linguistics: An Introduction Ahmar Mahboob Naomi K. Knight 1

Chapter 2 Pinpointing the Choice: Meaning and the Search for Equivalents in a Translated Text M. A. K. Halliday 13

Chapter 3 Appliable Linguistics and English Language Teaching: The Scaffolding Literacy in Adult and Tertiary Environments (SLATE) Project Ahmar Mahboob Shoshana Dreyfus Sally Humphrey J. R. Martin 25

Chapter 4 Negotiating Evaluation: Story Structure and Appraisal in Youth Justice Conferencing J. R. Martin Michele Zappavigna Paul Dwyer 44

Chapter 5 Modelling Social Affiliation and Genre in the Civic Domain Sally Humphrey 76

Chapter 6 'News' and 'Register': A Preliminary Investigation Annabelle Lukin 92

Chapter 7 Constructing Sports Stars: Appliable Linguistics and the Language of the Media Shoshana Dreyfus Sandra C. Jones 114

Chapter 8 Naming Culture in Convivial Conversational Humour Naomi K. Knight 130

Chapter 9 Visualizing Appraisal Prosody Michele Zappavigna Chris Cléirigh Paul Dwyer J. R. Martin 150

Chapter 10 Evaluative Stance in Humanities: Expectations and Performances Erika Matruglio 168

Chapter 11 The 3×3: Setting Up a Linguistic Toolkit for Teaching Academic Writing Sally Humphrey J. R. Martin Shooshi Dreyfus Ahmar Mahboob 185

Chapter 12 Why Are Logical Connectives Sometimes Detrimental to Coherence? Alan Jones 200

Chapter 13 Contestable Reality: A Multi-level View on Modality in Multimodal Pedagogic Context Yumin Chen 221

Chapter 14 Making Many Meanings in Popular Rap Music David Caldwell 234

Chapter 15 Rank in Visual Grammar: Some Implications for Multimodal Discourse Analysis Sumin Zhao 251

Chapter 16 The Meaning of 'Not' Is Not in 'Not' Ruqaiya Hasan 267

Index 307

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