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Mastering Advanced English Language: 2008
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MASTERING ADVANCED ENGLISH LANGUAGE: 2008

PAPERBACK BY THORNE, SARA

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ISBN
9781403994837
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
 
 
EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE USA
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
656 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
03 APR 2008

DESCRIPTION

Written primarily for AS and A-Level English courses, but of interest to university students on related courses, this book is designed to make an intuitive understanding of language explicit. By focusing on language use in different contexts, it encourages an investigative and interpretative approach.

CONTENTS

Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Abbreviations.- PART I: REFERENCE THE STRUCTURE OF ENGLISH.- The Structure of English.- Phonetics and Phonology.- Style.- How to use your knowledge.- PART II: LANGUAGE ISSUES ASPECTS OF ENGLISH.- Some Basic Concepts.- English: A Living Language.- Historical Change.- Language Variation: Regional and Social.- Child Language Learning to Talk.- PART III: VARIETIES ENGLISH IN USE .- Spoken English.- The Language of Newspapers.- The Language of Advertising.- The Language of Literature Narrative Prose.- The Language of Literature Poetry.- The Language of Law.- The Language of the Church.- The Language of Politics.- The Language of Broadcasting.- The Language of Comedy.- Other Varieties.- How to Use Your Knowledge.- Appendices.- Index.