How to Analyse Texts : A Toolkit for Students of English
How to Analyse Texts is the essential introductory textbook and toolkit for language analysis. This book shows the reader how to undertake detailed, language-focussed, contextually sensitive analyses of a wide range of texts - spoken, written and multimodal. The book constitutes a flexible resource which can be used in different ways across a range of courses and at different levels. This textbook includes: * three parts covering research and study skills, language structure and use, and how texts operate in sociocultural contexts * a wide range of international real-life texts, including items from South China Morning Post, art'otel Berlin and Metro Sweden, which cover digital and print media, advertising, recipes and much more * objectives and skill review for each section, activities, commentaries, suggestions for independent assignments, and an analysis checklist for students to follow * a combined glossary and index and a comprehensive further reading section. Written by two experienced teachers of English Language, How to Analyse Texts is key reading for all students of English language and linguistics.