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The Language of Speech and Writing By Sandra Cornbleet

The Language of Speech and Writing
by Sandra Cornbleet

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This textbook offers students practical experience of textual analysis focused on speech and writing. It combines practical activities with texts and analyzes the processes involved in writing and speaking as well as exploring written, spoken and mixed-mode texts.
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The Language of Speech and Writing by Sandra Cornbleet

This accessible satellite textbook in the Routledge Intertext series is unique in offering students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis focused on speech and writing. Written in a clear, user-friendly style, it combines practical activities with texts, accompanied by commentaries and suggestions for further study. It can be used individually or in conjunction with the series core textbook Working With Texts: A core introduction to language analysis.
Aimed at A and AS Level and beginning undergraduate students, the Language of Speech and Writing:
* Analyses the processes involved in writing and speaking
* Highlights the differences between these two modes of communication
* Explores written texts from recipes to legal language, spoken texts from telephone conversations to interviews and mixed-mode texts from email to adverts
* Compares and contrasts spoken and written texts on the same theme

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The Language of Speech and Writing Reviews


'Would easily capture the attention of students new to language study ... an excellent introduction to text and discourse analysis, liable to stir up interest in the workings of the texts that surround us daily.' - Laurel Smith Stvan, University of Texas at Arlington, USA

About Sandra Cornbleet


Sandra Cornbleet is a part-time Lecturer at Nottingham University and Examiner for various English Language examination boards. Ronald Carter is Professor of Modern English Language at Nottingham University and author of numerous books in the area of applied linguistics. He is also involved in developing the CANCODE project, which is a corpus of five million words of spoken English transcribed and stored computationally.

Additional information

GOR003618304
The Language of Speech and Writing by Sandra Cornbleet
Sandra Cornbleet
Intertext
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2001-06-07
144
0415231671
9780415231671
N/A
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