Describing Discourse: A Pripical Guide To Discourse Analysis by Nicola WoodsDescribing Discourse: A Pripical Guide To Discourse Analysis by Nicola Woods

Describing Discourse: A Pripical Guide To Discourse Analysis

byNicola WoodsEditorNicola Woods

Paperback | August 25, 2006

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For anyone approaching Discourse Analysis for the first time, theory means little when it is not related to actual knowledge and experience of language in use.Describing Discoursetakes the unique approach of introducing discourse studies through the hands-on analysis of linguistic data.

The book introduces students to specific discourses constructed for particular purposes, for example, from the domains of advertising, law, medicine and education. Each chapter provides examples, exercises and commentary designed to develop the analytical abilities needed in describing the characteristic forms and typical functions of different discourses.

Describing Discourseprovides the ideal entry into the study of discourse for students new to the subject.
Dr Nicola Woods is Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching at the University of Wales, Newport, UK.
Title:Describing Discourse: A Pripical Guide To Discourse AnalysisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.3 inPublished:August 25, 2006Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0340809612

ISBN - 13:9780340809617

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Table of Contents

The Discourse of Speech and Writing
The Discourse of Politics
The Discourse of Advertising
The Discourse of Law
The Discourse of Education
The Discourse of Medicine