Using English from Conversation to Canon

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Janet Maybin, Neil Mercer
Psychology Press, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 326 pages
In this book, writers from a range of academic disciplines examine a wide variety of text and discourse: from everyday conversation to the literary canon.

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Contents

Book editors and contributors
1
Reading A Communicative strategies in Aboriginal English
28
interpretative repertoires
36
Literacy practices in English
42
an ethnographic
64
sociolinguistic aspects
76
English at work
84
language on
108
Appendix Transcription symbols
143
a media speech genre
156
Reading A In the vernacular
185
Language play in English
198
Reading A Songs in Singlish
228
notes on nation language
266
Reading A Extract from The language of African literature
299
Acknowledgements
319

Rhetoric in English
122

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