Language and Interaction
An Advanced Resource Book
By (author) Richard F. Young
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Language and Interaction by Richard F. Young
Book DescriptionRoutledge Applied Linguistics is a series of comprehensive textbooks, providing students and researchers with the support they need for advanced study in the core areas of English Language and Applied Linguistics. Each book in the series guides readers through three main sections, enabling them to explore and develop major themes within the discipline. * Section A, Introduction, establishes the key terms and concepts and extends readers' techniques of analysis through practical application. * Section B, Extension, brings together influential articles, sets them in context, and discusses their contribution to the field. * Section C, Exploration, builds on knowledge gained in the first two sections, setting thoughtful tasks around further illustrative material. This enables readers to engage more actively with the subject matter and encourages them to develop their own research responses. Throughout the book, topics are revisited, extended, interwoven and deconstructed, with the reader's understanding strengthened by tasks and follow-up questions. Language and Interaction: * introduces key concepts in language and social interaction * describes how individuals develop skills in social interaction and shows how people create identities through their use of language * brings together essential readings in anthropology, discourse studies and sociology Written by an experienced teacher and researcher in the field, Language and Interaction is an essential resource for students and researchers of applied linguistics and communication studies. The accompanying website to this book can be found at http://www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415385534
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415385534
(246mm x 174mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Richard F. Young
Discursive Practice in Language Learning and Teaching, Paperback (April 2009)
Discursive Practice is a theory of the linguistic and socio-cultural characteristics of recurring episodes of face-to-face interaction; episodes that have social and cultural significance to a community of speakers.
Language and Interaction, Hardback (May 2008)» View all books by Richard F. Young
Introduces key concepts in language and social interaction. This book describes how individuals develop skills in social interaction. It shows how people create identities through their use of language. It brings together essential readings in anthropology, discourse studies and sociology.
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Author Biography - Richard F. Young
Richard F. Young is Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
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