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Critical Discourse Analysis: The Critical Study of Language

by Norman Fairclough Bringing together papers written by Norman Fairclough over a 25 year period, Critical Discourse Analysis represents a comprehensive and important contribution to the development of this popular field. The book is divided into seven sections covering the following themes:   language in relation to ideology and power...
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The Handbook of Pragmatics

by Laurence Horn, Gergory Ward  The Handbook of Pragmatics is a collection of newly commissioned articles that provide an authoritative and accessible introduction to the field, including an overview of the foundations of pragmatic theory and a detailed examination of the rich and varied theoretical and empirical subdomains of...
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An Introduction to English Semantics and Pragmatics

by Patrick Griffiths An introduction to the linguistic study of meaning, this book outlines the meaning potential (semantics) of English and how language knowledge is put to use (pragmatics). As well as gaining a systematic overview of meaning in English, readers can learn how to argue for analyses....
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Grammar and Meaning: A Semantic Approach to English Grammar

by Howard Jackson Grammar and Meaning is an introduction to the study of grammar of contemporary English. It provides an impressive survey of all the main areas of English grammar, from words through to sentences and texts. It introduces and explains the linguistic terms needed to talk about...
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The Foundations and Versatility of English Language Teaching (ELT)

Edited by: Christoph Haase, Natalia Orlova and Joel Head While the field of ELT studies sees continued horizontal and vertical diversification, it is also time to take stock of what has made the discipline the field it presents itself as today. As horizontal diversification, we can identify trends...
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