Grammar and Context:considers how grammatical choices influence and are influenced by the context in which communication takes placeexamines the interaction of a wide variety of contexts - including socio-cultural, situational and global influencesincludes a range of different types of grammar - functional, pedagogic, descriptive and prescriptiveexplores grammatical features in a lively variety of communicative contexts, such as advertising, dinner-table talk, email and political speechesgathers together influential readings from key names in the discipline, including: David Crystal, M.A.K. Halliday, Joanna Thornborrow, Ken Hyland and Stephen Levey.
The accompanying website to this book can be found at http://www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415310814/
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 638 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 20 mm
'... I found many of the ideas here useful as stimuli for my own undergraduate students ... there is much to recommend this text as a coursebook for use with groups of students ... ' - BaaL News
'Overall, there is much to recommend this text as a coursebook ... It offers some very useful starting points for investigation of both concepts and research topics.' - Gill Boag-Munroe, Baal News
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