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By Rebecca Hughes

During this activity-based textual content, Rebecca Hughes invitations the reader to check the variations among spoken and written English.Instead of featuring a bewildering array of 'facts' approximately kind in English, she encourages the reader to actively examine the variations among those modes of verbal exchange through evaluating real speech styles with literary ones. This integral consultant to the fundamental equipment of study offers either an outline of the connection among speech and writing and an advent to a significant theoretical factor in language reports. by means of the top of the publication, readers may have had the chance to think about fabric from an intensive choice of spoken and written kinds - together with boxing commentaries, detective novels and movie scripts - whereas being inspired to formulate their very own evaluations with reference to lexis and constitution. furthermore, the projects which were integrated into the tip of each bankruptcy offer feedback for extra self-study and follow-up paintings.

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