This accessible textbook is unique in offering students hands-on, practical experience of textual analysis focused on the language of sport. It combines activities with texts, accompanied by commentaries and further activity suggestions.
The Language of Sport: * looks in detail at the language of sports-talk including commentary and 'new sportswriting' * explores linguistic representation of related issues such as gender, national/regional identity * examines the way sport sells itself as an agent of social cohesion and as a way to sell other products * includes BBC, ITV and radio transcripts of such sporting events as Euro '96
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