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Pragmatics and Discourse 2nd Edition: A Resource Book for Students

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Publisher Comments:

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 extends to more applied areas: Corpus Linguistics and Communities of Practice, and Intercultural Pragmatics, Interlanguage Pragmatics and Language Learning
  • draws on a wealth of texts: from Bend it Like Beckham and The Motorcycle Diaries to political speeches, newspaper extracts and blogs
  • provides classic readings from the key names in the discipline, from Sperber and Wilson to Fairclough, Wodak and Gumperz
  • is accompanied by a supporting website.

Key features of the new edition include: two new strands on Corpora and Communities and Culture and Language Learning; the merging of two strands on Context and Co-Text; new material from speaker-based cognitive linguistics; updated references; and fresh examples and exercises.

Written by an experienced teacher and author, this accessible textbook is an essential resource for all students of English language and linguistics.

The accompanying website to this book can be found at: http: //www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415446679.

Synopsis:

Pragmatics and Discourse was one of the first volumes published in 2002 in the Routledge English Language Introductions series. The new edition has been revised and reorganised with the aim to place more emphasis on the 'pragmatics' content rather than the 'discourse'.

The second edition of Pragmatics and Discourse will:

  • include two completely new strands: Corpora and Communities which incorporates corpus linguistics and communities of practice; and Culture and Language Learning which analyses intercultural pragmatics and language learning theory and practice.
  • merge two strands of Context and Co-text and introduce new material from speaker-based cognitive linguisitcs
  • add new readings, update references and provide comprehensive further reading.

Pragmatics and Discourse is written by an experienced teacher who will provide an accessible and essential resource for all students of English language and linguistics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415446679
Publisher:
Routledge
Subject:
Discourse analysis
Author:
Cutting Joan
Author:
Cutting, Joan
Subject:
Pragmatics
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Publication Date:
20080131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.40x6.80x.70 in. 1.00 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Pragmatics and Discourse was one of the first volumes published in 2002 in the Routledge English Language Introductions series. The new edition has been revised and reorganised with the aim to place more emphasis on the 'pragmatics' content rather than the 'discourse'.

The second edition of Pragmatics and Discourse will:

  • include two completely new strands: Corpora and Communities which incorporates corpus linguistics and communities of practice; and Culture and Language Learning which analyses intercultural pragmatics and language learning theory and practice.
  • merge two strands of Context and Co-text and introduce new material from speaker-based cognitive linguisitcs
  • add new readings, update references and provide comprehensive further reading.

Pragmatics and Discourse is written by an experienced teacher who will provide an accessible and essential resource for all students of English language and linguistics.

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