An Introduction to Discourse Analysis (Applied Linguistics and Language Study)

by Malcolm Coulthard

An Introduction to Discourse Analysis (Applied Linguistics and Language Study)

Description:

The central concern of this book is the analysis of verbal interaction or discourse. This first six chapters report and evaluate major theoretical advances in the description of discourse. The final chapters demonstrate how the findings of discourse analysis can be used to investigate second-language teaching and first-language acquisition and to analyse literary texts.