Business Discourse - Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics (Paperback)
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Business Discourse - Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics (Paperback)

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Paperback 359 Pages / Published: 25/07/2013
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This second edition reviews the field of business discourse, centring on the investigation of business language and communication as practice. It combines research-based discussions with innovative practical applications and promotes debate and enquiry on a range of competing issues, emerging from business discourse research and teaching practice.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137024923
Number of pages: 359
Weight: 5679 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 21 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2013


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'This book provides a comprehensive and fresh perspective on business discourse research. It offers an engaging read about various theoretical and methodological approaches to language use at work and situates the field in its historical context. I particularly enjoyed reading the pioneering scholars' personal profiles who have had important roles in creating this international disciplinary community. I find this book an important and timely contribution to the growing field of business discourse.' - Rebecca Piekkari, Aalto University, Finland

'This book is the most comprehensive treatment on the subject of business discourse in recent years, and it is an indispensable guide that all serious scholars in the field use. What makes this work outstanding is the way in which it complements broad discussion of concepts with specific examples of research that applied the concepts in novel ways. The authors balance concerns of academic research, business applications, and teaching approaches, making the book valuable in multifaceted ways.' - Daphne Jameson, Cornell University, USA

'The book...is an excellent resource for students attempting to better understand the applicability of discourse analysis as well as for professionals hoping to better improve their consideration of communication in the business field.' - The Linguist List

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