Working with Texts

Working with Texts

Electronic book text

By (author) Ronald Carter

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  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Electronic book text | 306 pages
  • Publication date: 1 September 2003
  • ISBN 10: 0203468473
  • ISBN 13: 9780203468470
  • Edition: 2, Annotated
  • Edition statement: 2nd annotated edition
  • Sales rank: 1,610,702

Product description

The second edition of "Working with Texts" is a fully revised and updated version of a well-established introductory language textbook. Including a huge range of activities and projects, the book introduces the core areas of language structure and grammar through the analysis of real texts. The second edition includes: a fresh introductory section on how to use the book; new material on differences between spoken and written language, children's language, language and ideology; an updated range of texts, including advertisements, beer mats, horoscopes, newspaper articles, junk mail, comedy sketches, political speeches, letters; more extensions suggesting project work and an answer key to activities; a new concluding section including section which offers further analyses, to help students draw together the different aspects explored throughout the book; updated and annotated further reading and a list of urls for students to visit.

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