discourse studies to give an in-depth, structured and readable introduction to an aspect of the way Discourse analysis: an introduction / Brian Paltridge. Discourse Analysis: An Introduction is a comprehensive, accessible introduction to discourse analysis. In a series of nine chapters the book. This isthe new edition of Discourse Analysis: An Introduction, an accessibleand widely-used introduction to the analysis of discourse. In its ten.
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Preview — Discourse Analysis by Brian Paltridge. An Introduction is a comprehensive, accessible introduction to discourse analysis. In a series of nine chapters the book examines different approaches to discourse, looking at discourse and society, discourse and pragmatics, discourse and genre, discourse and conversation, discourse grammar, corpus-based approaches to discourse and critical discourse an Discourse Analysis: In a series of nine chapters the book examines different approaches to discourse, looking at discourse and society, discourse and pragmatics, discourse and genre, discourse and conversation, discourse grammar, corpus-based approaches to discourse and critical discourse analysis.
The final chapter presents a aalysis approach to doing discourse analysis. The book includes the following features: It should be on every reading list. Paperbackpages. Published February 1st by Bloomsbury Academic first published December 1st To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Paltridge provides a very clear paltfidge of various modes of discourse analysis. There are lots of jumping off points into the literature, and practical exercises to show how to apply the various theories and methods.
In my Discourse Analysis class we had to leave Paltridge to look at Ethnography of Communication, which perhaps was a gap of some kind. Sep 13, Trevor rated it liked it Shelves: I have mixed feelings about this book. This is a really nice idea. There are also exercises to apply some of what you have learnt — and that is nice too. wnalysis
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The problem is that within the chapters themselves the examples used are often remarkably crap — well, at least, I have mixed feelings about this book. The problem is paltridgf within the chapters themselves the examples used are often remarkably crap — well, at least, I thought so.
I guess I need to remember that this is a kind of textbook and so it is meant to be read by people bdian are very much not me.
What does that mean? Well, it means people who are able to quote large slaps of Sex in the City without feeling in the least embarrassed and, I know, as hard as it is to image, actually be quite fond of the show. How can you watch such utter crap? Were you dropped on your head as a child? Given that, I found a anlaysis of this a bit annoying.
Discourse Analysis: An Introduction by Brian Paltridge
However, this did bring together a lot of stuff I have been reading and even pointed me in directions where I really ought to go next intrroduction my reading. Honestly, it gets so much better. When you read people really using this well as a form of analysis of the world we live in — it is like nothing else. As the Italians say, meglio di sesso.
View all 4 comments. Apr 16, Manheim Wagner rated it did not like it. Paltridge is a charlatan. As he claims, discourse analysis should be from realistic input–yet he cites “Sex and the City” as an example of discourse analysis.
You like Kylie Minogue and things of that sort. Jun 15, Fatima marked it as to-read. Jul 07, Laid Kamel rated it it was amazing. Nov 05, Pltridge rated it it was amazing. The book is a general introduction to CA. It is concise and clear.
Discourse Analysis: An Introduction
Feb 08, Michael A rated it it was ok. TESOL literature at its best is passable and at its worst is simply dreadful.
This is a case of something between those two extremes. This one covers quite a few areas broadly included in the concept of discourse analysis, however it hardly informs about any one area before moving on to the next topic.
My suggestion would be, if you have to read this book, that you read whatever chapters you need for your course or ideas and the move on to the books he has listed at the end of the chapters — th TESOL literature at its best is passable and at its worst is simply dreadful. My suggestion would be, if you have to read this book, that you read whatever chapters you need for your course or ideas and the move on to the books he has listed at the end of the chapters — they are usually the key texts or at least significantly contributive to the fields being discussed by the author in these skimpy chapters.
Apr 28, Americaussie rated it liked it. A very decent introduction to DA. In my opinion, the edition has a cleaner layout, which makes it easier to use for reference. I think this book would benefit from a better overview of multimodal DA. Dec 10, Joni Pratama marked it as to-read. Syah Leha rated it it was amazing Apr 03, Jayanti Monica rated it really liked it Dec 07, Maged Zakher rated it liked it Oct 20, Sajid rated it it was amazing Nov 29, Kat Becker rated it liked it Nov 23, Christopher Redmond rated it really liked it Dec 25, John rated it it was amazing Nov 06, A rated it it was amazing May 15, Huishan Aprilene rated it it was ok Jan 12, Aleksandra rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Teresa rated it really liked it Jun 08, John Richardson rated it it was amazing Nov 22, Malak Fahad rated it it was amazing Nov 26, Ashe rated it really liked it Oct 27, Melissa rated it it was amazing Nov 23, Justine rated it liked it Jan 21, Ahmad rated it did not like it Jan 18, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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