Grammar and Context

Hewings, Ann and Hewings, Martin (2005). Grammar and Context. London, UK: Routledge.

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Abstract

Grammar and Context:

-considers how grammatical choices influence and are influenced by the context in which communication takes place
-examines the interaction of a wide variety of contexts – including socio-cultural, situational and global influences
-includes a range of different types of grammar – functional, pedagogic, descriptive and prescriptive
-explores grammatical features in a lively variety of communicative contexts, such as advertising, dinner-table talk, email and political speeches
-gathers together influential readings from key names in the discipline, including: David Crystal, M.A.K. Halliday, Joanna Thornborrow, Ken Hyland and Stephen Levey.

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