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Text and Discourse Analysis

By Raphael Salkie

Routledge – 1995 – 128 pages

Series: Language Workbooks

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    978-0-415-09278-4
    August 30th 1995

Description

A practical, `user-friendly' guide to the issues and methods associated with text and discourse analysis. Text and Discourse Analysis:

* examines a wide variety of authentic texts including news stories, adverts, novels, official forms, instruction manuals and textbooks

* contains numerous practical activities

* looks at a range of cohesive devices

* concludes by looking at larger patterns in texts, a set of further exercises and a guide for further reading

* provides a hands-on guide to an area of growing importance in language study.

Reviews

'A well designed and easy-to-manage workbook for newcomers to the discipline or anyone who is interested in how texts function and what the intrinsic features of the text are.' - Discourse and Society

Contents

Ways of Using this book: Introduction: Part One: Lexical Cohesion: Unit 1: Word Repetition Unit 2: Using Synonyms Unit 3: Superordinates and Generals Unit 4: Opposites and Related Words Part Two: Other Kinds of Cohesion Unit 5: Substitutes Unit 6: More Substitutes Unit 7: Ellipsis Unit 8: Reference Works Unit 9: Connectiveness Part Three: Beyond Cohesion Unit 10: Larger Patterns. Further Exercises. Further Reading.

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Description: By Raphael Salkie. A practical, `user-friendly' guide to the issues and methods associated with text and discourse analysis. Text and Discourse Analysis: * examines a wide variety of authentic texts including news stories, adverts, novels, official forms,...
Categories: Language & Linguistics, Discourse Analysis