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Title: Language and Technology
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415604161/
Series Title: Intertext
Description:

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.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415604168
ISBN-13: 9780415604161
Pages: 118
Prices: U.K.£ 14.99
U.S.$ 23.95