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Workplace Discourse

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Workplace Discourse by Almut Koester
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"Workplace Discourse" provides an overview of the rapidly developing field of spoken and written workplace interaction, taking a fresh perspective on research methods and key issues in the field. It examines discourse in a wide variety of workplace contexts using both genre analysis and a corpus-driven approach. The book draws on Koester's previous research, but examines the current state of workplace discourse more widely. It provides a descriptive account of the linguistic characteristics of workplace discourse within their social and organizational contexts, with illustrative extracts from real texts and naturally occurring spoken interactions. It showcases specific issues at the forefront of current research and practice in this area: the use of English as a lingua franca, the importance of relationship building and the teaching applications of research. Discourse is one of the most significant concepts of contemporary thinking in the humanities and social sciences as it concerns the ways language mediates and shapes our interactions with each other and with the social, political and cultural formations of our society. "The Continuum Discourse Series" aims to capture the fast-developing interest in discourse to provide students, new and experienced teachers and researchers in applied linguistics, ELT and English language with an essential bookshelf. Each book deals with a core topic in discourse studies to give an in-depth, structured and readable introduction to an aspect of the way language is used in real life.

Author Biography

Almut Koester is Senior Lecturer in English Language at the University of Birmingham, UK She is author of Investigating Workplace Discourse (London, Routledge, 2006) and The Language of Work (London: Routledge, 2004)
Release date NZ
May 6th, 2010
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1, black & white illustrations
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
204
Dimensions
234x156x12
ISBN-13
9781847061157
Product ID
6122696

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