The Language of Sport

1st Edition

Adrian Beard

Routledge
Published February 26, 1998
Textbook - 128 Pages
ISBN 9780415169110 - CAT# RU16760
Series: Intertext

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Summary

The Language of Sport:
* looks in detail at the language of sports-talk including commentary and 'new sportswriting'
* explores linguistic representation of related issues such as gender, national/regional identity
* examines the way sport sells itself as an agent of social cohesion and as a way to sell other products
* includes BBC, ITV and radio transcripts of such sporting events as Euro '96

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