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  1. Multimodality

    A Social Semiotic Approach to Contemporary Communication

    By Gunther Kress

    The 21st century is awash with ever more mixed and remixed images, writing, layout, sound, gesture, speech, and 3D objects. Multimodality looks beyond language and examines these multiple modes of communication and meaning making. Multimodality: A Social Semiotic Approach to Contemporary...

    Published November 12th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Applied Linguistics Methods: A Reader

    Edited by Caroline Coffin, Theresa Lillis, Kieran O'Halloran

    Applied Linguistics Methods: A Reader presents the student with three contemporary approaches for investigating text, practices and contexts in which language-related problems are implicated. Divided into three parts, the reader focuses in turn on the different approaches, showing how each is...

    Published August 24th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Science of Stories

    An Introduction to Narrative Psychology

    By János László

    The Science of Stories explores the role narrative plays in human life. Supported by in-depth research, the book demonstrates how the ways in which people tell their stories can be indicative of how they construct their worlds and their own identities. Based on linguistic analysis and computer...

    Published May 28th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Pragmatics and Discourse

    A Resource Book for Students, 2nd Edition

    By Joan Cutting

    Series: Routledge English Language Introductions

    Pragmatics and Discourse: has been revised and reorganized to place more emphasis on pragmatics covers the core areas of the subject: Context and Co-Text, Speech Act Theory, Conversation Analysis, Exchange Structure, Interactional Sociolinguistics, the Cooperative Principle, Politeness Theory and...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Advances in Discourse Studies

    Edited by Vijay Bhatia, John Flowerdew, Rodney H. Jones

    Methods of approaching the study of discourse have developed rapidly in the last ten years, influenced by a growing interdisciplinary spirit among linguistics and anthropology, sociology, cognitive and cultural psychology and cultural studies, as well as among established sub-fields within...

    Published November 7th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Discourse of Broadcast News

    A Linguistic Approach

    By Martin Montgomery

    In this timely and important study Martin Montgomery unpicks the inside workings of what must still be considered the dominant news medium: broadcast news. Drawing principally on linguistics, but multidisciplinary in its scope, The Discourse of Broadcast News demonstrates that news programmes are...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Language of Advertising: Major Themes in English Studies

    Edited by Guy Cook

    Series: Major Themes in English Studies

    Advertising is one of the most prominent, powerful, and ubiquitous contemporary uses of language. Its seductive and controversial quality has attracted consistent and intense attention across a range of academic disciplines including linguistics, media studies, politics, semiotics, and sociology....

    Published October 29th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Black Communications and Learning to Read

    Building on Children's Linguistic and Cultural Strengths

    By Terry Meier

    This book is about effective literacy instruction for students in grades K-4 who use the language variety that many linguists call African American English, but which, as explained in the Introduction, the author calls Black Communications (BC). Throughout, considerable attention is given to...

    Published September 10th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Talking Texts

    How Speech and Writing Interact in School Learning

    Edited by Rosalind Horowitz

    This volume examines how oral and written language function in school learning , and how oral texts can be successfully inter-connected to the written texts that are used on a daily basis in schools. Rather than argue for the prominence of one over the other, the goal is to help the reader gain a...

    Published June 25th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Cultural Practices of Literacy

    Case Studies of Language, Literacy, Social Practice, and Power

    Edited by Victoria Purcell-Gates

    This volume presents case studies of literacy practices as shaped by culture, language, community, and power. Covering a range of contexts and exploring a number of relevant dimensions in the evolving picture of literacy as situated, multiple, and social, the studies are grouped around four...

    Published February 28th 2007 by Routledge