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Mastering Advanced English Language (2nd Edition)

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Red Globe Press

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Macmillan Master Series

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03 April 2008

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Written primarily for AS and A-Level English courses, but of interest to university students on related courses, this book is designed to make an intuitive understanding of language explicit. By focusing on language use in...

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Written primarily for AS and A-Level English courses, but of interest to university students on related courses, this book is designed to make an intuitive understanding of language explicit. By focusing on language use in different contexts, it encourages an investigative and interpretative approach.

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This leading text has been completely revised and updated throughout to take into account the language changes in the TwentyFirst Century
New sections on electronic English and children's television are included, and a chapter on how linguistic techniques can be used to make us laugh
A section of examtype questions to aid learning and understanding
Useful summaries and suggested frameworks for analysis

Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
PART I: REFERENCE THE STRUCTURE OF ENGLISH
The Structure of English
Phonetics and Phonology
Style
How to use your knowledge
PART II: LANGUAGE ISSUES ASPECTS OF ENGLISH
Some Basic Concepts
English: A Living Language
Historical Change
Language Variation: Regional and Social
Child Language Learning to Talk
PART III: VARIETIES ENGLISH IN USE
Spoken English
The Language of Newspapers
The Language of Advertising
The Language of Literature Narrative Prose
The Language of Literature Poetry
The Language of Law
The Language of the Church
The Language of Politics
The Language of Broadcasting
The Language of Comedy
Other Varieties
How to Use Your Knowledge
Appendices
Index.

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SARA THORNE has many years' experience of teaching English at school and further education level, where she has been responsible for curriculum co-ordination and the development of a range of teaching materials. She is currently an Educational Consultant and LEA English Adviser and is also the author of Mastering Poetry (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005).

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SARA THORNE has many years' experience of teaching English at school and further education level, where she has been responsible for curriculum co-ordination and the development of a range of teaching materials. She is currently an Educational Consultant and LEA English Adviser and is also the author of Mastering Poetry (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005).

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