"Grammar in Context":
* considers how grammatical choices influence and are influenced by the context in which communication takes place
* examines the interaction of a wide variety of contexts - including socio-cultural, situational and global influences * with a range of different types of grammar - functional, pedagogic, descriptive and prescriptive
* explores grammatical features in a lively variety of communicative contexts, such as advertising, dinner-table talk, email and political speeches
* gathers together influential readings from key names in the discipline, including: David Crystal, M.A.K. Halliday, Joanna Thornborrow, Ken Hyland and Stephen Levey
Written by experienced teachers and researchers in the field, "Grammar in Context "is an essential resource for students and researchers of Applied Linguistics.