By Barbara Johnstone
Absolutely revised and up to date all through, the hot version of Discourse research is a easy textbook for college students taking their first path in linguistic ways to discourse.Second version of a well-liked introductory textbook, combining breadth of assurance, sensible examples, and student-friendly beneficial properties comprises new sections on metaphor, framing, stance and magnificence, multimodal discourse, and Gricean pragmatics Considers various methods to the topic, together with serious discourse research, dialog research, interactional and variationist sociolinguistics, ethnography, corpus linguistics, and different qualitative and quantitative equipment gains targeted descriptions of the result of discourse analysts’ paintings keeps and expands the valuable pupil positive aspects, together with dialogue questions, routines, and concepts for small learn initiatives.
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Senate. Agitation from the Puerto Rican legislature spurred some changes in educational policy. S. Commissioner of Education compromised and allowed Spanish instruction in grades one through four, Spanish and English in grade ﬁve, and only English thereafter. This policy lasted until the late 1940s (Crawford, 1989). In the 1910s, members of the Puerto Rican legislature attempted to terminate English instruction in the public schools, offering English only as a course rather than the required language for most subjects.
The schools initially were state-supported. In 1852, however, a new law prohibited religious schools from sharing in state funds. Despite these laws, Southern California remained a Spanish-speaking region for some time. Spanish newspapers and bilingual schools ﬂourished into the 1870s. There also were Spanish-speaking judges, elected ofﬁcials, and community leaders (Leibowitz, 1971). The segregation of Mexican American children in the public schools of California was fairly well established by the mid-1920s.
At the time of the Spanish-American War, almost one million Puerto Ricans lived on the island that was less than thirty-ﬁve hundred square miles in size (Barreto, 1995). Language Conﬂict and the Western Territories The geographic and demographic condition of Puerto Rico differed from those of the Western territories, which were vast and sparsely populated. After the MexicanAmerican War of 1848, Mexico ceded a vast territory—including California, Arizona, New Mexico, and parts of Colorado—and also approved the prior annexation of Texas.
Discourse Analysis, 2nd Edition (Introducing Linguistics) by Barbara Johnstone