Description - Working with Spoken Discourse by Deborah Cameron
"An exemplary textbook. Making even the most complex ideas fully accessible, it is grounded in an extensive literature, filled with engaging examples, and offers ample suggestions for independent research. It's been a key text in my classes for over a decade and, as fresh and relevant as ever, will continue to buttress my graduate seminars and undergraduate courses alike."
- Professor Crispin Thurlow, University of Washington
Comprehensive, practical, lively and accessible, Working with Spoken Discourse is the much-loved benchmark for learning to do discourse analysis. It combines theory and practice to give students the grounding they need in practical techniques of analyzing talk and how to apply them to real data.
Begins with the `why' and `how' of doing discourse analysisPacks examples into every chapter to help explain complex conceptsUses exercises and activities to reinforce what you've learnedLeads you through the practicalities of designing your own project
Exceptionally clear, and perfect for undergraduates starting a project, this is the essential guide to spoken discourse.
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Author Biography - Deborah Cameron
Deborah Cameron teaches at Oxford University, where she is Professor of Language and Communication. Her main research interests are in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and the study of gender and sexuality; her previous publications include Working with Spoken Discourse (2001) and Working with Written Discourse (with Ivan Panovic, 2014), Good to Talk? (2000),The Myth of Mars and Venus (2007), and Verbal Hygiene (1995/2012).