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Title: Studying Language
Subtitle: English in Action
Written By: Urszula Clark
URL: http://www.palgrave.com/newsearch/Catalogue.aspx?is=140392208X
Series Title: Perspectives on the English Language
Description:

Studying Language introduces key ideas and current critical debates about
how English functions within its social and cultural contexts, and provides
practical examples and guidance on how to approach further work in these
areas. It introduces core topics of language study; language variation,
pragmatics, stylistics, critical discourse analysis, language and gender and
language and education. Each chapter includes case studies providing
worked analysis of sample texts, suggestions for further project work and an
annotated further reading section.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 140392208X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 220
Prices: U.K. £ 14.99