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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Title: The Discourse Reader
Written By: Adam Jaworski
Nikolas Coupland
Description:

The Discourse Reader collects in one volume the most important and
influential articles on discourse analysis. Designed as a structured
sourcebook and divided into clear sections, the book covers the foundations
of modern discourse analysis and represents all of its contemporary methods
and traditions.

This already classic Reader has been fully revised and updated. The second
edition:
*has been revised and updated throughout
*includes six new articles from authors including Teun A. van Dijk, Judith
Butler and Gillian Rose
*includes 'discussion points' to help readers engage with key issues
*covers the foundations of modern discourse analysis and represents all of
its contemporary methods and traditions.
The new edition of The Discourse Reader remains an essential resource for
all students of discourse analysis.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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