McCarthy, Michael, 1947-

Discourse analysis for language teachers / Michael McCarthy. - Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991. - x, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. - Cambridge language teaching library .

Contents
Chapter 1 What is discourse analysis?
A brief historical overview
Form and function
Speech acts and discourse structures
The scope of discourse analysis
Spoken Discourse
etc

Chapter 2 Discourse analysis and grammar
Introduction
Grammatical cohesion and textuality
Theme and rheme
Tense and aspect
Conclusion

Chapter 3 Discourse analysis and vocabulary
Introduction Lexical cohesion
Lexis in talk
Textual aspects of lexical competence
Vocabulary and the organizing of text
etc

Chapter 4 Discourse analysis and phonology
Introduction
Pronunciation
Rhythm
Word stress and prominence
The placing of prominence
etc

Chapter 5. Spoken Language
Introduction
Adjacency pairs
Exchanges
Turn-talking
Transactions and topics
etc

Chapter 6. Written language
Introduction
Text types
Speech and writing
Units in written discourse
Clause relations
etc


Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-205) and index.

D-93/9651

0521365414 (hard covers) 0521367468 (paperback)


Discourse analysis.
Language and languages--Study and teaching.

/ .M3915 1991

428.07 / MCC


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