DescriptionIn this best selling introductory textbook, Janet Holmes and Nick Wilson examine the role of language in a variety of social contexts, considering both how language works and how it can be used to signal and interpret various aspects of social identity. Divided into three sections, this b..
An authoritative general introduction to cognitive linguistics, this book provides up-to-date coverage of all areas of the field and sets in context recent developments within cognitive semantics (including primary metaphors, conceptual blending and Principled Polysemy), and cognitive approaches to ..
Description This book is tailored for undergraduate students taking the Critical Thinking courses in universities. The book starts with a brief introduction on the Critical Thinking concept and the barriers to thinking critically. Then, the chapter progresses to recognising and evaluating argu..
This edition incorporates several important developments within systemic linguistics, including a new chapter on the logical relations of the clause complex, and discussion of the application of systemic linguistics to the analysis of multi-modal texts...