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Critical Reading & Writing: An Intro - Elex Academic Bookstore

Critical Reading & Writing: An Intro

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Are you lost in linguistics? Critical Reading and Writing is an introductory text book that will provide you with all the building blocks you require for examining text. The multidisciplinary book is written by a teacher, it is ideal for English and Communications courses.

Learn to make appropriate linguistic choices to achieve writing purposes. The reference guide focuses on different forms of text and critically examines different genres such as advertisements, popular fiction, news and everyday texts. The title equips you with all the tools you need to understand how text represents the world through ideological perspectives, how to interpret intertextual meaning and how to interpret discourse. Text positions the reader and the writer in very particular ways; it plays a major role in news, consumerism and the specific use of grammar and vocabulary.

Develop effective writing skills by completing activities in analysis, writing and rewriting. Practise makes perfect. Critical Reading and Writing features an appendix that contains comments on activities. Additional reading sections can be found at the end of each unit as well as suggestions for extended writing projects.

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