Oxford Introduction to Language Study: Discourse Analysis

Paperback | April 24, 2007

byHenry G. Widdowson

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An account of how meaning is expressed and interpreted in spoken and written texts. The book explains key concepts like context, co-text and schema and explores their relevance to an understanding of how texts are constructed and interpreted. It discusses the relationship between analysis andinterpretation with particular reference to the work of critical discourse analysis, and looks at the contribution that corpus linguistics has made to the analysis and interpretation of text. br /br / bName of series:/b Oxford Introductions to Language Study

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An account of how meaning is expressed and interpreted in spoken and written texts. The book explains key concepts like context, co-text and schema and explores their relevance to an understanding of how texts are constructed and interpreted. It discusses the relationship between analysis andinterpretation with particular reference to ...

Henry Widdowson is Emeritus Professor of Education, University of London, and has also been Professor of Applied Linguistics at Essex University and Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Vienna.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.35 inPublished:April 24, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0194389219

ISBN - 13:9780194389211

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