This accessible textbook in the Routledge Intertext series offers students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis focused on language and technology. Written in a clear, user-friendly style, it combines practical activities with texts, accompanied by commentaries and suggestions for further study.
Aimed at A-Level and beginning undergraduate students, Language and Technology:
*explores the history of new communication tools such as texting; Facebook and online forums
*examines the public discourses about these new tools
*incorporates real texts such as adverts, newspaper articles and chat room data
*includes a comprehensive glossary of terms.