A Beginner's Guide to Discourse Analysis: A Beginner's Guide to Language in Use

A Beginner's Guide to Discourse Analysis: A Beginner's Guide to Language in Use

By: Sean Sutherland (author)Paperback

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Want to understand discourse analysis, but not sure where to start? This practical textbook introduces you to the tools and techniques that explain how language is used in different situations, and it will be an indispensable resource that you return to again and again during your course. Author Sean Sutherland has years of experience in teaching the topic to his own undergraduate and graduate students, and the book is packed with colourful examples from novels, songs, newspaper articles and more that enrich your understanding and help you to develop confidence. A Beginner's Guide to Discourse Analysis: * Assumes no prior knowledge of the subject * Is filled with exercises and answers throughout, along with answers and commentary * Contains supporting explanations of relevant grammar points This is an indispensable resource for anybody doing discourse analysis as part of their studies.

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Sean Sutherland is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies at the University of Westminster, UK.


1. Thinking About the Text 2. Thinking About the Meaning 3. Thinking About the Producer 4. Thinking About the Context 5. Thinking about the Information

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/10/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137402882
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9781137402882
  • weight: 239
  • ISBN10: 1137402881

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