Discourse and Pragmatics. Week 2 What is Discourse?. Reading Quiz. Companion Website. Additional explanations, exercises, audio lectures. 4 Assumptions of Discourse Analysis. Language is ambiguous Language is always ‘in the world’
What is Discourse?
Additional explanations, exercises, audio lectures
Which perspective on discourse do they promote?
Give evidence from the text.
Do you think this perspective is useful? How?
How do we show what we’re doing? (Interactional Sociolinguistics)
What actions can be taken using this discourse. How do the communication tools make some actions easier and other actions harder? (Mediated Discourse Analysis)