How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.
Diskurslinguistik [Discourse Linguistics]
Eine Einführung in Theorien und Methoden der transtextuellen Sprachanalyse
* 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.