LINGUIST List 10.1881

Tue Dec 7 1999

Books: Discourse Analysis

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  1. Gerd Stabler, Making Sense of Discourse Analysis, B. Paltridge

Message 1: Making Sense of Discourse Analysis, B. Paltridge

Date: Sat, 04 Dec 1999 08:59:36 +1000
From: Gerd Stabler <>
Subject: Making Sense of Discourse Analysis, B. Paltridge

Making Sense of Discourse Analysis
by Brian Paltridge

This third volume in the Making Sense of Language series introduces
approaches to the analysis of spoken and written discourse.

The book is suitable for university coursework degrees ,and as a
reference for teachers, as well as for use in professional development
courses, seminars and programs for language teachers. The book can
also be used by teachers or students working by themselves.

Each chapter includes sample texts that illustrate key points,
exercises with answers and explanations, and suggestions for further

A particular strength of the book is the range of approaches it
covers, as well as the accessible and practical way in which they are
treated. Brian Paltridge is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of
Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at the University of Melbourne. He
has published widely in the area of applied linguistics, and language
learning and teaching. He is author of Genre, Frames and Writing in
Research Settings (John Benjamins) and co-author of Context: An
Australian Intensive English Course (Longman Australia).

 Also available in this series:

Making Sense of Functional Grammar, Gerot and Wignell, ISBN 0 646 21160 9
Making Sense of Text, Gerot, ISBN 0 646 24144 3

Making Sense of Discourse Analysis, ISBN 1-876223-07-3, $24.95 plus freight


Gerd Stabler,
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PO Box 5806
Gold Coast Mail Centre
Queensland 9726, Australia

Tel: 61 7 5562 1130
Fax: 61 7 5562 1140
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