Language Change, Paperback Book

Description

The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies.

Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (second edition 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite titles.

These provide students with hands-on practical experience of textual analysis through special topics, and can be used individually or in conjunction with Working with Texts.

Language Change: * examines the way external factors have influenced and are influencing language change, focusing on how changing social contexts are reflected in language use * explores the attitudes, values and assumptions that shape the way we use language * looks at how language change operates within different genres, such as problem pages, sports reports and recipes * provides lively examples from everyday communication, including letters, emails, postcards and text messages * includes a unit on how new words are formed and features a full glossary.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128 pages, 8 black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sociolinguistics
  • ISBN: 9780415320566

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