Beyond the Sentence

Beyond the Sentence

Beyond the Sentence Introducing discourse analysisLanguage in its natural state is not isolated sentences it is text As teachers of second language users our priority is to help our learners engage with texts In this wi

  • Title: Beyond the Sentence
  • Author: Scott Thornbury
  • ISBN: 9781405064071
  • Page: 161
  • Format: Paperback
  • Introducing discourse analysisLanguage, in its natural state is not isolated sentences it is text As teachers of second language users our priority is to help our learners engage with texts In this witty and incisive book Scott Thornbury takes discourse apart to show how it is organised.Starting with an examination of genre, he goes on to look at how we structure writteIntroducing discourse analysisLanguage, in its natural state is not isolated sentences it is text As teachers of second language users our priority is to help our learners engage with texts In this witty and incisive book Scott Thornbury takes discourse apart to show how it is organised.Starting with an examination of genre, he goes on to look at how we structure written and spoken text Scott shows how these insights affect our work as language teachers and suggests practical activities that can be used in the classroom to help students work with texts.Beyond the Sentence will help you find, select and adapt text for language teaching unpack the hidden message of texts evaluate and use learners texts in a constructive ways

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    Great work. I liked the way it is simply put. I particularly appreciated his photocopiable materials at the end of the book. Really good place to start on discourse analysis. Much easier than Halliday and Hasan!

    It's an introduction to discourse analysis for those of us who are unfamiliar with it. As far as I understand, it introduces all the relevant concepts while being light enough that you don't choke on them. You learn a lot of things about different kinds of references, cohesion and coherence, the difference between spoken and written discourse, etc while at the same time getting a serving of "case analyles" of classroom situations and what you can do to remedy things when students get lost produc [...]

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