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Discourse Perspectives on English

Medieval to Modern (Pragmatics and Beyond New Series)


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Published by John Benjamins Publishing Co .
Written in English

  • Language,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Discourse analysis,
  • English language,
  • Linguistics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRisto Hiltunen (Editor), Janne Skaffari (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8827162M
    ISBN 101588114708
    ISBN 109781588114709

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Covering nearly one thousand years, this volume explores medieval and modern English texts from fresh perspectives. Within the relatively new field of historical discourse linguistics, the synchronic analysis of large textual units and consideration of text-external features in relation to discourse has so far received little :   Discourse Perspectives on Syntax by Flora Klein-Andreu (Editor) ISBN This item: Discourse and Genre: Using Language in Context (Perspectives on the English Language) by Stephen Bax Paperback $ Ships from and sold by Book Depository US.

Analysing Discourse: Textual Analysis for Social Research by Cited by: 3. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Routledge English Language Introductions Ser.: Discourse Analysis: A Resource Book for Students by Rodney H.

Jones (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. This volume places the study of anaphora upon a firmer foundation by examining both its nature and functions in discourse, by pinpointing the range of factors relevant to its operation in the two languages under study, and by attempting to relate the textual and interactional perspectives within a more comprehensive by: of Discourse Analysis and the multiple perspectives from which discourse can be approached.

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Dr. Larsen-Freeman has also written books on English grammar from a discourse perspective and has directed the popular grammar series, Grammar Dimensions: Form, Meaning, and Use. Among her many contributions to the field, she developed an ecological theory of second language development.

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The book is also likely to be of interest to interpreters, translators and other English language professionals. attention being given to the importance of discourse context in interpreting the target. Discourse and Context in Language Teaching Book Summary: Recommends that language teachers incorporate discourse and pragmatics in their teaching if they wish to implement a communicative approach in their classrooms.

The authors show how a discourse perspective can enhance the teaching of traditional areas of linguistic knowledge and language skills. Christopher Hart is Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University, UK.

His research is focussed on the link between language, cognition, and social action in political contexts of communication. He is author of Critical Discourse Analysis and Cognitive Science: New Perspectives on Immigration Discourse () and Discourse.

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The main focus, however, is on varieties of English and on general and specialised discourse types. Rather than limiting itself to the text as product, the manifestation of a discourse, this book looks at cohesion from the wider perspective of discourse, seen as an interactive process.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction / Ruth Carroll, Risto Hiltunen, Matti Peikola, Janne Skaffari, Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen, Ellen Valle and Brita Warvik --"When you read or hear this story read": Issues of orality and literacy in Old English texts / Brita Warvik.

This book covers the widespread implementation of English-medium courses in China across different disciplines, and it provides a window for researchers and practitioners from other parts of the world to see the curriculum design, lesson planning, discourse features and teacher-student interaction in English-medium classrooms in China.

First published inthis book focuses on Anaphoric relations in the English and French languages, a phenomenon that involves a complex interaction between grammar and discourse. Studies of anaphora taking a largely ‘textual’ approach to the subject have tended to underestimate the effect u.

Linguistic Perspectives on a Variable English Morpheme Let's talk about –s. Authors: Rupp, Laura, Britain, David dialectology, and discourse-pragmatics. This book will be of particular interest to students and scholars in these and related fields.

She teaches courses at Penn State in Discourse Analysis, Discourse Functional Grammar (English and other languages), Linguistic Anthropology, Second Language Writing, and Pedagogical Approaches to L2 Speaking/Listening.

Sinceshe has been the mother of six school-aged children, all adopted from s: 5. Design Discourse offers insights into the high-stakes decisions made by program designers as they seek to "function at the intersection of the practical and the abstract, the human and the technical." Table of Contents.

Open the entire book: In PDF Format In ePub Format. Front Matter. Preface, David Franke. Composing. Language in Use examines language processing and first language learning and illuminates the insights that discourse and usage-based models provide in issues of second language learning.

Using a diverse array of methodologies, it examines how speakers employ various discourse-level resources to structure interaction and create meaning.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. By reason of their significance for the countries where they are in force, constitutional texts may be approached from various perspectives, including political science and legal theory. In this book, a different angle is taken on the matter.

As its object of study, the Constitution of Ireland is investigated from a discourse perspective. applied linguistic and educational topics can be considered from the perspective of English for aca- Discourse analysis and academic book review: A study of.

This book, a tribute to Angela Downing, consists of twenty papers taking a broadly functional perspective on language, with topics ranging from the general (grammar as an evolutionary product, text comprehension, integrative linguistics) to particular aspects of the grammars of languages (Bulgarian, English, Icelandic, Spanish, Swedish).

The more specific papers are. The gulf between text and context: Critical discourse analysis of English textbooks used in Saudi Arabia’s preparatory-year programs Amani K. Hamdan Alghamdi 1 Curriculum Perspectives vol pages 27 – 39 () Cite this article. Academic discourse is a rapidly growing area of study, attracting researchers and students from a diverse range of fields.

This is partly due to the growing awareness that knowledge is socially constructed through language and partly because of the emerging dominance of English as the language of scholarship worldwide.

Large numbers of students and researchers must now. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Book of James: a New Perspective: A Linguistic Commentary Applying Discourse Analysis by William Varner (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Second, the account of English grammar offers benefits from the recognition that discourse is not a static product, but a constantly changing, negotiated process: as interaction proceeds, interlocutors build up and modify mental representations of their addresses, the context and the discourse itself.

This perspective on language leads. This book offers a collection of original contributions to the study of languages in contrast from discourse, corpus, and functional perspectives. 1 Discourse markers and coherence relations: Comparison across markers, languages and modalities [ + – ] Life.

Genette was born in Paris, where he studied at the Lycée Lakanal and the École Normale Supérieure, University of Paris. After leaving the French Communist Party, Genette was a member of Socialisme ou Barbarie during – He received his professorship in French literature at the Sorbonne in In with Hélène Cixous and Tzvetan Todorov he.

This collection of essays by leading functional linguists presents the latest perspectives on language and discourse in educational settings.

The book questions the idea of 'discourse' to reveal that the social processes of learning are imbued with the ideologies of the society and education system within which learning takes place.

The contributors take into. Discourse analysis denotes the scientific investigation of written, spoken or sign language within the context of semantic and semiotic studies and humanities. Discourse analysis looks at communication to distinguish coherent units of meaning, such as sentences or gestures.

Discourse Perspectives. Editors: Pelsmaekers, K., Rollo, C., Hout, T.V The Netherlands GERLINDE MAUTNER is Professor and Director of the Institute for English Business Communication at WU (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien), the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria BIRGITTA MEEX is a Lecturer of German in the Departments of.

This book presents work on the functioning of metaphor in public discourse and related discourse areas, challenging the 'classic' Conceptual Metaphor Theory approach. It proposes innovative approaches in Cognitive Linguistics and beyond to solving tensions between conceptualist idealizations and empirically observable variation.

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Test scores should be compared only with other scores on the Literature in English Test. For example, a on the Literature in English Test is not equivalent to a on the Psychology Test. Discourse markers are the central subject-matter common to the first four chapters of the book.

Couched in Mann and Thompson's () Rhetorical Structure Theory, the first one by Taboada and Gomez-Gonzalez ("Discourse markers and coherence relations: Comparison across markers, languages and modalities") examines the distribution, realization.

About Approaches to Videogame Discourse. The first significant collection of research in videogame linguistics, Approaches to Videogame Discourse features an international array of scholars in linguistics and communication studies exploring lexis, interaction and textuality in digital games.

In the first section, “Lexicology, Localisation and Variation,” chapters cover. Although its perspectives derive from modern-traditional and generative grammar, its goal is to provide its readers with a broad spectrum of basic knowledge about English. Each chapter contains a glossary of terms, a list of readings, and numerous exercises.

Table of Contents. Open the entire book: In PDF Format In ePub Format. Front Matter. 1.English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) is a term used to describe the use of English as a common language for communication between speakers whose first language is not English. Providing a unique and original perspective on this subject, Istvan Kecskes explains the language behaviour of ELF speakers, through the lens of Gricean pragmatics.The Handbook presents new perspectives on well-established themes such as narrative, conversation-analytic and cognitive approaches to discourse, while also embracing a range of up-to-the-minute topics from post-humanism to digital surveillance, recent methodological orientations such as linguistic landscapes and multimodal discourse analysis.