Language as discourse

perspectives for language teaching by McCarthy, Michael

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references ([210]-228) and index.

StatementMichael McCarthy and Ronald Carter.
SeriesApplied linguistics and language study
ContributionsCarter, Ronald, 1947-
LC ClassificationsP302 .M3916 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1735195M
ISBN 100582084245
LC Control Number92040126

The Relationship Between Form and Meaning. Author: Cynthia Long Westfall; Publisher: A&C Black ISBN: Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This study attempts to analyse the text of Hebrews with a method of discourse analysis primarily based on a form of systemic functional linguistics developed for Hellenistic Greek, but it is also informed by other linguistic. DISCOURSE ANALYSIS AND LANGUAGE TEACHING Malcolm Coulthard Like other branches of linguistics language teaching has, until is a book. It) Q: Where is the typewriter? A: The typewriter is in the cupboard. discourse and strategic competence in the language and who need to be able to per-form like native speakers in their professional : Malcolm Coulthard.   The editors are very pleased to announce the new book series “Language, Discourse and Mental Health” published with the University of Exeter Press. This book series is a unique resource to further knowledge and understanding of mental health from a . In her book, Approaches to Discourse, Deborah Schiffrin presents six approaches that she considers to be dominant in discourse analysis in order to study ‘the use of language for social, expressive and referential purposes’: the theory of speech acts, pragmatics, ethnomethodology, interactional sociolinguistics, ethnography of Author: Lavinia Suciu.

The book is divided into seven sections covering the following themes: language in relation to ideology and power; discourse in processes of social and cultural change ; dialectics of discourse, dialectical relations between discourse and other moments of social life; methodology of critical discourse analysis research ; analysis of political. Language and communication are central features of social behaviour. So, it is somewhat surprising that the social psychological study of this area has a relatively short history. In this book a leading group of scholars overview the history, theories and methods of the field, and showcase the latest developments in cutting-edge empirical work. Discourse-based teaching using authentic written and spoken discourse can be a prefect resource for teachers to teach the different language skills. For instance, through a newspaper article, a letter or an extract from a book, a teacher can teach a grammar rule. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Language, style, and discourse. New Delhi: Bahri Publications, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.

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The Archaeology of Knowledge begins at the level of "things aid" and moves quickly to illuminate the connections between knowledge, language, and action in a style at once profound and personal. A summing up of Foucault's own methodological assumptions, this book is also a first step toward a genealogy of the way we live by: This book describes the discoursal properties of language and demonstrate what insights this approach can offer to the student and teacher of language.|Since it was first established in the s, the Applied Linguistics and Language Study series has become a major force in the exploration of practical problems in human communication and language by:   Language, Discourse and Literature book.

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Multilingualism is the norm in many societies and situations, and this is not a new phenomenon. The topic of Language and Ideology has increasingly gained importance in the linguistic sciences. The general aim of critical linguistics is the exploration of the mechanisms of power which establish inequality, through the systematic analysis of political discourse (written or oral).

This reader contains papers on a variety of topics, all related to each other through explicit discussions on. This collection shows students of English and applied linguistics ways in which language and literary study can be integrated.

By drawing on a wide range of texts by mainly British and American writers, from a variety of different periods, the contributors show how discourse stylistics can provide models for the systematic description of, for example, dialogue in fiction; language of drama and Cited by: The Studies in Chinese Language and Discourse book series publishes works of original research on Chinese from a linguistic, cognitive, socio-cultural, or interactional perspective.

We welcome contributions based on systematic documentation of language structure which displays fresh data and analysis from such areas as corpus linguistics, grammaticalization, cognitive linguistics. Language, Discourse and Literature An Introductory Reader in Discourse Stylistics Edited by RONALD CARTER and No part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced or utilized in any form or by any electronic, mechanical, or other means, now known or hereafter realize that a linguist deaf to the poetic function of language and a literary.

Gender, Language and Discourse provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of the gender and language field from a psychological perspective.

It will be invaluable to students and researchers in social psychology, cultural studies, education, linguistic anthropology and women's by: In this way, the discourse encourages language development just as it does in non-classroom settings.

Lesson Summary The purpose of discourse, whether written or spoken, is communication. Discourse is essential for interaction and for the expression of ideas, feelings and opinions. Telling personal stories, such as talking about your day or recounting what happened in the playground, is essential for communication and establishing relationships.

However, due to their language impairments, people with aphasia (PWA) and children with developmental language disorder (DLD) often Cited by: 1. Language and Identity argues that bilingualism and in some cases multilingualism can both promote socio-economic opportunity and combat culture death and sound theoretical perspectives drawing upon the work of Bakhtin, Vygotsky, Gumperz, Foucault and others, this book provides readers with a rationale to redress social.

$ e-book. The 17th Volume in the Sociolinguistics in Deaf Communities Series. In this volume, editor Cynthia B. Roy presents a stellar cast of cognitive linguists, sociolinguists, and discourse analysts to discover and demonstrate how sign language users make sense of what is going on within their social and cultural contexts in face-to.

Publisher Summary. One of the major sociolinguistic issues in the deaf community concerns the outcome of language contact. Specifically, there exists a kind of signing that results from the contact between American Sign Language (ASL) and English and exhibits features of both languages.

Discourse (from Latin: discursus, lit. 'running to and from') generally denotes written and spoken communications, though its usage differs between various disciplines and instance, in semantics and discourse analysis, it is a conceptual generalization of conversation within each modality and context of communication.

Moreover, in regard to semantics, discourse is understood as. Language, Discourse and Literature: An Introductory Reader in Discourse Stylistics Ronald Carter, Paul Simpson This introductory text is a companion volume to "Language and Literature", integrating language and literary study to show how discourse analysis can contribute to an understanding of the creative use of the larger patterns of language.

Language and power: an introduction to institutional discourse is a book written by Mayr, Machin, Abousnnouga, and Bastow.

It is written for readers, teachers, discourse analysts, and researchers. Literature, culture and language as discourse Introduction Conversational analysis: paragmatics and style Analysing narratives Repetition and rhetoric Situations across cultures Text and ideology Teaching literature with a small 'l' Discourse and cultural awareness: implications for the language learner.

Foucauldian discourse analysis is a form of discourse analysis, focusing on power relationships in society as expressed through language and practices, and based on the theories of Michel Foucault. 3 Areas of study. 6 Further reading. Besides focusing on the meaning of a given discourse, the distinguishing characteristic of this approach is.

The Study of Language 6th Edition - by George Yule October Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users. [Show full abstract] She has published in the areas of discourse and pragmatics, sociolinguistics, gender and language, and second language acquisition in The Annual Review of Applied Linguistics.

In linguistics, discourse refers to a unit of language longer than a single sentence. The word discourse is derived from the latin prefix dis-meaning "away" and the root word currere meaning "to run".Discourse, therefore, translates to "run away" and refers to the way that conversations : Richard Nordquist.

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This book is an exploration of the issues underpinning the sort of questions that get asked about gender and language. My interest in the topics of gender and language began in during my third year of studying psychology at Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand (NZ).

This collection of papers is the outcome of the first Conceptual Structure, Discourse and Language conference (CSDL) held at the University of Califronia, San Diego in October CSDL was organized with the intention of bringing together researchers from both "cognitive" and "functional" approaches to linguistics.

The papers in this volume span a variety of topics, but there is a common. Introduction to the Linguistic Study of Language ideology Many scholars stress the power of discourse and language to influence speak-ers’ perceptions and conceptualizations of their worlds, and to create and maintain the structures of their societies.

Educators interested in languageFile Size: KB. Strategies to Promote Student Discourse 93 Gilliesqxd 2/20/ PM Page Case Study An Example of the Four Reciprocal Teaching Strategies children learn from interacting together using language as a tool to mediate their understandings and scaffold their learning.

The concept of the zone of prox-imal development (i.e File Size: KB. Language in Use examines language processing and first language learning and illuminates the insights that discourse and usage-based models provide in issues of second language learning.

Using a diverse array of methodologies, it examines how speakers employ various discourse-level resources to structure interaction and create meaning. Revised and updated, this third edition of Barbara Johnstones Discourse Analysis encourages students to think about discourse analysis as an open-ended set of techniques.

Exploring a variety of approaches, including critical discourse analysis, conversation analysis, interactional and variationist sociolinguistics, ethnography, corpus linguistics, social semiotics, and other qualitative and Author: Barbara Johnstone.A Introduction: Key topics in the study of language and power.

1 Language and power. 2 The discourse of institutions and organisations. 3 Power and talk. 4 Language and gender.

5 Language and race. 6 Humour, language and power. 7 Language and the law. 8 Language and advertising. 9 Language in the new capitalism. 10 Language and politics. 11 The.