Language and Communication Products

  • The Pursuit of Signs

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Culler

    To gain a deeper understanding of the literary movement that has dominated recent Anglo-American literary criticism, The Pursuit of Signs is a must. In a world increasingly mediated, it offers insights into our ways of consuming texts that are both brilliant and bold. Dancing through semiotics,…

    Paperback – 2001-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • The Language of Conversation

    1st Edition

    By Francesca Pridham

    This accessible satellite textbook in the Routledge Intertext series offers students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis of conversation. Written in a clear, user-friendly style by an experienced teacher, it combines practical activities with texts, accompanied by commentaries and…

    Paperback – 2001-02-15
    Routledge
    Intertext

  • Small Talk

    1st Edition

    By Justine Coupland

    This study presents a new perspective on small talk and its crucial role in everyday communication. The new approach presented here is supported by analyses of interactional data in specific settings - private and public, face-to-face and telephone talk. They vary from gossip at the family dinner…

    Paperback – 2000-06-20
    Routledge
    Language In Social Life

  • Language and Gender

    1st Edition

    By Angela Goddard, Lindsey Mean

    Language and Gender* explores the relationship between language and our ideas about men and women* challenges commonly expressed views on the subject of language and gender* highlights the individuals role in the expression of gender stereotyping* includes a range of text types as diverse as…

    Paperback – 2000-02-17
    Routledge
    Intertext

  • Writing Business

    Genres, Media and Discourses, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini, Catherine Nickerson

    Writing Business: Genres, Media and Discourses offers an analysis of the genres and functions of written discourse in the business context, involving a variety of modes of communication. The evolution of new forms of writing is a key focus of this collection and is only partly attributable to the…

    Paperback – 1999-04-27
    Routledge
    Language In Social Life

  • Language and Literacy in Workplace Education

    Learning at Work, 1st Edition

    By Giselle Mawer

    Just as workers are confronting the rapidly changing practices of the restructured, technological workplace and the increasing convergence of working and learning, so those involved in any form of workplace education or training are also restructuring their focus, teaching methods and approaches.…

    Paperback – 1999-03-22
    Routledge
    Language In Social Life

  • Describing Spoken English

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Charles W. Kreidler

    Describing Spoken English provides a practical and descriptive introduction to the pronunciation of contemporary English. It presumes no prior knowledge of phonetics and phonology.Charles Kreidler describes the principal varieties of English in the world today. Whilst concentrating on the…

    Paperback – 1997-04-10
    Routledge

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