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Band 86:
Hashim, Azirah / David, Maya Khemlani / McLellan, James (Hrsg.): Text, Discourse and Society. Functional and Pragmatic Approaches to Language in Use. XII/222 S. - Frankfurt am Main / Berlin / Bern / Bruxelles / New York / Oxford / Wien: Lang, 2011.
ISBN: 978-3-631-61763-2

This book provides a detailed overview of functional and pragmatic approaches to the study of language in use. Edited by three scholars in the field, it comprises chapters written by academics from the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, who have been teaching these courses at the Masters level. The book is therefore useful for students at the postgraduate level and also suitable for undergraduate linguistic students who wish to know about approaches to and relevant theoretical frameworks for language in use. Examples taken from the Malaysian context and works by Malaysians are included in all the chapters making this book a unique and interesting contribution to the field.


Preface S. VII
Notes about the Contributors S. VIII
Noor Mohd Noor, Faridah:
  Sociolinguistics S. 1
Mohd Jan, Jariah:
  Language and Gender S. 34
Pillai, Stefanie:
  Varieties of English S. 48
Kow Yip Cheng, Karen:
  Second Language Acquisition S. 60
David, Maya Khemlani:
  Spoken Discourse Analysis S. 82
Mohd Don, Zuraidah:
  Pragmatics S. 116
Hashim, Azirah / Hassan, Norizah:
  Genre Analysis S. 143
Hasan Khan, Mahmud / Ghazali, Kamila:
  Critical Discourse Analysis S. 164
Sriniwass, Sridevi:
  Systemic Functional Linguistics S. 177
Author Index S. 216
Subject Index S. 221