9780415497879

Pragmatics: An Advanced Resource Book for Students

  • ISBN 13:

    9780415497879

  • ISBN 10:

    0415497876

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 12/06/2013
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Routledge Applied Linguistics is a series of comprehensive textbooks, providing students and researchers with the support they need for advanced study in the core areas of English language and Applied Linguistics.Each book in the series guides readers through three main sections, enabling them to explore and develop major themes within the discipline.Section A, Introduction, establishes the key terms and concepts and extends readers' techniques of analysis through practical application.Section B, Extension, brings together influential articles, sets them in context, and discusses their contribution to the field.Section C, Exploration, builds on knowledge gained in the first two sections, setting thoughtful tasks around further illustrative material. This enables readers to engage more actively with the subject matter and encourages them to develop their own research responses.Throughout the book, topics are revisited, extended, interwoven and deconstructed, with the reader's understanding strengthened by tasks and follow-up questions.Pragmatics:Provides a broad view of pragmatics from a cross-cultural and varietal perspectivesCovers a wide range of topics including speech acts and pragmatic markers and the social and cultural contexts in which they occur and also new areas of research such as prosodyUses corpora to provide both illustrative examples and exploratory tasksWritten by experienced teachers and researchers in the field, Pragmatics provides an essential resource for students and researchers of Applied Linguistics. 

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