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  1. Working with Texts

    A Core Introduction to Language Analysis

    By Ronald Carter, Angela Goddard, Danuta Reah, Keith Sanger, Nikki Swift

    Edited by Adrian Beard

    Series: Intertext

    Working with Texts is a well established textbook that introduces students to the main principles of language analysis, through contemporary text examples. Covering a wide range of language areas, the book uses an interactive, activity-based approach to support students' understanding of language...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Language Change

    By Adrian Beard

    Series: Intertext

    The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (second edition 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite titles. These provide...

    Published February 12th 2004 by Routledge

  3. How Texts Work

    By Adrian Beard

    Series: Routledge A Level English Guides

    How Texts Work: explores the ways in which we categorize texts reveals the limitations of some of the polarisations we use to categorize texts analyzes a wide variety of texts from a range of genres and periods, from Ibsen's A Doll's House to an 18-30s brochure, Internet chatrooms and...

    Published May 8th 2003 by Routledge

  4. The Language of Literature

    By Adrian Beard

    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...

    Published January 16th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Texts and Contexts

    An Introduction to Literature and Language Study

    By Adrian Beard

    The idea of studying texts 'in context' has become a major new emphasis in contemporary literary studies. Texts and Contexts explores the idea of contexts and the way they affect texts, concentrating on:* the writer's context* the reader's context* the text's context* the language context* the...

    Published March 1st 2001 by Routledge

  6. The Language of Politics

    By Adrian Beard

    Series: Intertext

    The Language of Politics:* examines how both politicians and commentators describe political stances* explores some of the most common linguistic features to be found in political speeches* analyses electioneering through various written texts including manifestos, posters and pamphlets* looks at...

    Published September 9th 1999 by Routledge

  7. The Language of Sport

    By Adrian Beard

    Series: Intertext

    The Language of Sport:* looks in detail at the language of sports-talk including commentary and 'new sportswriting'* explores linguistic representation of related issues such as gender, national/regional identity* examines the way sport sells itself as an agent of social cohesion and as a way to...

    Published February 26th 1998 by Routledge

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