This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'
* First compact introduction to discourse linguistics * Many examples of methods and methodology
This textbook presents the first introduction in German to discourse linguistics. It provides an initial entry-point to an area of linguistics which has become established since the 1990s and which analyses supra-textual linguistic units. The authors elucidate the discourse theory underlying the subject and use examples to provide an introduction to the methodology and methods for the linguistic analysis of transtextual structures.