LINGUIST List 13.1487

Thu May 23 2002

Books: Text Ling: Working with Texts

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  1. jleppig, Working with Texts

Message 1: Working with Texts

Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 16:01:57 +0000
From: jleppig <>
Subject: Working with Texts

Title:Working with Texts
Subtitle: A Core Book for Language Analysis 			
Series Title:Intertext

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Author: Maggie Bowring 
Author: Ronald Carter 
Author: Angela Goddard 
Author: Danuta Reah 
Author: Keith Sanger 

Paperback: ISBN: 0415234654, Pages: 376, Price: 22.95

The second edition of Working with Texts is a fully
revised and updated version of a well-established
introductory language textbook. Including a huge range of
activities and projects, the book introduces the core areas
of language structure and grammar through the analysis of
real texts. The second edition includes: a fresh
introductory section on how to use the book; new material on
differences between spoken and written language, children's
language, language and ideology; an updated range of texts,
including advertisements, beer mats, horoscopes, newspaper
articles, junk mail, comedy sketches, political speeches,
letters; more extensions suggesting project work and an
answer key to activities;a new concluding section including
section which offers further analyses, to help students
draw together the different aspects explored throughout the
book; updated and annotated further reading and a list of
urls for students to visit.

Lingfield(s):Text Linguistics, Applied Linguistics
Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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