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Mon Jun 25 2012

Books: Pragmatics: Archer, Aijmer, Wichmann

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Date: 25-Jun-2012
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Subject: Pragmatics: Archer, Aijmer, Wichmann
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Title: Pragmatics Subtitle: An Advanced Resource Book for Students Series Title: Routledge Applied Linguistics Published: 2012 Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)

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Author: Dawn Archer Author: Karin Aijmer Author: Anne Wichmann Hardback: ISBN: 9780415497862 Pages: 328 Price: U.S. $ 160.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415497862 Pages: 328 Price: U.K. £ 95.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415497879 Pages: 328 Price: U.K. £ 26.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415497879 Pages: 328 Price: U.S. $ 45.95

Routledge Applied Linguistics is a series of comprehensive textbooks,providing students and researchers with the support they need for advancedstudy in the core areas of English language and applied linguistics.

Each book in the series guides readers through three main sections -Introducing, Extension and Exploration - enabling them to explore anddevelop major themes within the discipline.


-provides a broad view of pragmatics from a range of perspectives, gatheringreadings from key names in the discipline, including Geoffrey Leech, MichaelMcCarthy, Thomas Kohnen, Joan Manes and Nessa Wolfson

-covers a wide variety of topics, including speech acts, pragmatic markers,implicature, research methods in pragmatics, facework and politeness, andprosody

-examines the social and cultural contexts in which pragmatics occurs, suchas in cross-cultural pragmatics (silence, indirectness, forms of address,cultural scripts) and pragmatics and power (the courtroom, police interaction,political interviews and doctor-patient communication)

-uses a wide range of corpora to provide both illustrative examples andexploratory tasks

-is supported by a companion website at extra activities and additional data for analysis, guidance onundertaking corpus analysis and research, including how to create your owncorpus with CMC, and suggestions for further reading.

Written by experienced teachers and researchers in the field, "Pragmatics"provides an essential resource for students and researchers of appliedlinguistics.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics                             Pragmatics
Written In: English (eng)

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