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Speaking American: A History of English in the United States

By Richard W. Bailey

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Language, Literacy, and Technology

By Richard Kern

"In this book, Richard Kern explores how technology matters to language and the ways in which we use it. Kern reveals how material, social and individual resources interact in the design of textual meaning, and how that interaction plays out across contexts of communication, different situations of technological mediation, and different moments in time."


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Title: Working with Texts
Subtitle: A Core Book for Language Analysis
Written By: Maggie Bowring
Angela Goddard
Keith Sanger
Ronald Carter
Danuta Reah
Series Title: Intertext
Description:

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.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415234654
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 376
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