ABSTRACT

A practical, `user-friendly' guide to the issues and methods associated with text and discourse analysis. Text and Discourse Analysis:

* examines a wide variety of authentic texts including news stories, adverts, novels, official forms, instruction manuals and textbooks
* contains numerous practical activities
* looks at a range of cohesive devices
* concludes by looking at larger patterns in texts, a set of further exercises and a guide for further reading
* provides a hands-on guide to an area of growing importance in language study.

part |2 pages

PART I LEXICAL COHESION

chapter |6 pages

WORD REPETITION

chapter |6 pages

USING SYNONYMS

chapter |10 pages

OPPOSITES AND RELATED WORDS

part |2 pages

PART II OTHER KINDS OF COHESION

chapter |8 pages

SUBSTITUTES

chapter |13 pages

MORE SUBSTITUTES

chapter |8 pages

ELLIPSIS

chapter |11 pages

REFERENCE WORDS

chapter |14 pages

CONNECTIVES

part |2 pages

PART III BEYOND COHESION

chapter |11 pages

LARGER PATTERNS