Working with Texts : A Core Introduction to Language Analysis, Paperback

Working with Texts : A Core Introduction to Language Analysis Paperback

Edited by Adrian Beard

Part of the Intertext series


Working with Texts is a well established textbook that introduces students to the main principles of language analysis, through contemporary text examples.

Covering a wide range of language areas, the book uses an interactive, activity-based approach to support students' understanding of language structure and variety.

The third edition includes: new material on analyzing sound; an updated range of texts, including literary extracts, advertisements, newspaper articles, comic book strips, excerpts from popular comedy sketches, political speeches, telephone discourse, and internet chat; new extension work to support student-directed study; detailed suggestions after each unit for further reading within the Intertext series as a whole; and an updated list of URLs.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages, 37 black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Semantics
  • ISBN: 9780415414241



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