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  1. The Language of Drama

    By Keith Sanger

    Series: Intertext

    The Language of Drama* applies contemporary linguistic research to a wide range of plays, soap operas and screenplays, ranging from Shakespeare to Stoppard, Coronation Street to The Archers * is written in a clear, user-friendly style by a practising teacher * is illustrated throughout with...

    Published September 13th 2000 by Routledge

  2. City Literacies

    Learning to Read Across Generations and Cultures

    By Eve Gregory, Ann Williams

    Series: Literacies

    City Literacies explores the lives and literacies of different generations of people living in two contrasting areas of London at the end of the 20th century: Spitalfields and the City. This contrast outwardly symbolizes the huge difference between poverty and wealth existing in Britain at this...

    Published July 26th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Words and Minds

    How We Use Language to Think Together

    By Neil Mercer

    Words and Minds takes a lively and accessible look at how we use language to combine our mental resources and get things done. Examining everyday language and drawing on a wide range of research, but always with a light style, Neil Mercer provides a unified account of the relationship between...

    Published June 28th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Small Talk

    By Justine Coupland

    Series: Language In Social Life

    This study presents a new perspective on small talk and its crucial role in everyday communication. The new approach presented here is supported by analyses of interactional data in specific settings - private and public, face-to-face and telephone talk. They vary from gossip at the family dinner...

    Published June 19th 2000 by Routledge

  5. The History of the English Language

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By David Burnley

    This second edition of The History of the English Language- A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the origins and development of the English language. First published in 1992, the book contains over fifty illustrative passages, drawn from the oldest English to the twentieth...

    Published May 30th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Discourse and Social Life

    By Srikant Sarangi, Malcolm Coulthard

    This collection brings together for the first time in a single volume many of the major figures in contemporary discourse studies. Each chapter is an original contribution which has been specifically commissioned for this book, and together they document the wide range of concerns and techniques...

    Published March 28th 2000 by Routledge

  7. The Language of Magazines

    By Linda McLoughlin

    Series: Intertext

    The Language of Magazines:*shows how linguistic techniques such as puns and presuppositions are used by magazines to capture our attention*examines how image and text combine to produce meaning*discusses how ideological messages are conveyed*analyses how the sexes are constructed through language*...

    Published March 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  8. Childly Language

    Children, language and the social world

    By Alison Sealey

    Series: Real Language Series

    Childly Language explores how attitudes and cultural assumptions about children and childhood are revealed in contemporary English. It addresses such questions as: How is concern for children's safety and welfare reflected in the vocabulary and grammar of contemporary English? and When we say that...

    Published March 12th 2000 by Routledge

  9. English Transcription Course

    By Maria Lecumberri, J. A. Maidment

    Have you ever been confused by the fact that the words 'though' and 'bough' are pronounced differently, or frustrated by the realisation that 'hint' and 'pint' don't rhyme? It is well known that the spelling system of English is notoriously unhelpful as an indicator of how to pronounce English...

    Published February 24th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Critical Reading and Writing

    An Introductory Coursebook

    By Peter Andrew Goatly, Preet Hiradhar

    Critical Reading and Writing is a fully introductory, interactive textbook that explores the power relations at work in and behind the texts we encounter in our everyday lives.Using examples from numerous genres - such as popular fiction, advertisements and newspapers - this textbook examines the...

    Published February 16th 2000 by Routledge