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Language in Use: A Reader
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Language in Use: A Reader (Hardback)

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Designed for introductory students, this collection of key readings in language and linguistics will take readers beyond their introductory textbook and introduce them to the thoughts and writings of many esteemed authorities. The reader includes seminal papers, new or controversial pieces to stimulate discussion and reports on applied work.





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is split into four parts - `Language and Interaction', `Language Systems', `Language and Society' and `Language and Mind'

covers all the topics of language study including conversation analysis, pragmatics, power and politeness, semantics, grammar, phonetics, multilingualism, child language acquisition and psycholinguistics

has readings from authorities including Pinker, Fairclough, Crystal, Le Page and Tabouret-Keller, Hughes, Trudgill and Watt, Halliday, Sacks, Mills, Obler and Gjerlow

provides comprehensive editorial support for each reading with introductions, activities or discussion points to follow and further reading

Is supported by a companion website, offering extra resources for students including additional activities, useful weblinks and advice from the authors





Designed for use as a companion to Introducing Language in Use (Routledge, 2005), but also highly usable as a stand-alone text, this Reader will introduce readers to the wide world of linguistics and applied linguistics.

Patrick Griffiths has taught linguistics, applied linguistics and English language courses at the University of York (UK), at York St John, at the multi-country University of the South Pacific and, over the past four years, as a professor of English at Beppu University, in Japan. Andrew Merrison has taught at the Universities of Durham, Edinburgh, York and at Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh. He is currently a senior lecturer in linguistics at York St John University. Aileen Bloomer is a principal lecturer at York St John University, having previously worked in Warwick, Sweden, Germany , Vietnam and China.

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