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Title: Exploring Professional Communication
Written By: Stephanie Schnurr
Series Title: Series: Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

Another new release in the Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics series, Exploring Professional Communication provides an accessible overview of the vast field of communication in professional contexts from an applied linguistics perspective. It explores the nature of professional communication by discussing various fundamental topics relevant for an understanding of this area. The book is divided into eight chapters, each dealing with a specific area of professional communication, such as genres of professional communication, identities in the workplace, and key issues of gender, leadership and culture. Although the book’s main approach to professional communication is an applied linguistics one, it also draws on insights from a range of other disciplines. Throughout, Stephanie Schnurr takes an interactive approach that is reflected in the numerous examples of authentic discourse data, from a variety of written and spoken contexts. Exploring Professional Communication is critical reading for graduate and upper undergraduate students of applied linguistics and communication studies.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415584814
Pages: 242
Prices: U.S. $ 150.00
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415584838
Pages: 242
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95
U.K. £ 24.99