Analysing Genre

Analysing Genre : Language use in Professional Settings

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Genre analysis has a long-established tradition in literature, but interest in the analysis of non-literary genres has been very recent. This book examines the theory of genre analysis, looks at genre analysis in action, taking texts from a wide variety of genres and discusses the use of genre analysis in language teaching and language more

Product details

  • Hardback | 264 pages
  • 142.24 x 218.44 x 22.86mm | 430.91g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 113883601X
  • 9781138836013

Table of contents

General Editor's Preface Preface Acknowledgements Part 1: Genre Analysis-Theoretical Preliminaries 1. From description to explanation in discourse analysis 2. Approach to genre analysis Part 2: Genre Analysis in Action 3. Product and self promotion in business settings 4. Research genres in academic settings 5. Legal discourse in professional settings Part 3: Applications 6. From description to explanation in language teaching 7. Generic integrity and language reform Bibliography Subject Index Author more