Language and Social Contexts
Routledge – 2003 – 112 pages
Series: Routledge A Level English Guides
Routledge A Level English Guides equip AS and A2 Level students with the skills they need to explore, evaluate and enjoy English.
Books in the series are built around the various skills specified in the assessment objectives (AOs) for all AS and A2 Level English courses. Focusing on the AOs most relevant to their topic, the books help students to develop their knowledge and abilities through analysis of lively texts and contemporary data. Each book in the series covers a different area of language and literary study, and offers accessible explanations, examples, exercises, a glossary of key terms, and suggested answers.
Language and Social Contexts:
Written by an experienced teacher, author and AS and A2 examiner, Language and Social Contexts is an essential resource for all students of AS and A2 Level English Language, and English Language and Literature.
'For teachers of English language [this book] is a must … It is a very reassuring text and the activities work well.' - EnglishDramaMedia
Preface Assessment objectives 1. Social Contexts and Conventions 2. Transcripts and the Contexts of Speech 3. Representation Research Statement 4. Power 5. Identity: Gender 6.Identity: Regional Talk Further Reading Glossary Suggestions for Answers
Amanda Coultas is Head of English at Prudhoe High School, Northumberland. She is a Principal Examiner for English Language A Level and a senior examiner for English Literature A Level.