- Subject(s):English Language
- Author(s):Marcello Giovanelli
- Available from: February 2018
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Narrative Digital edition is an introduction to the ways we use language to tell stories. It is suitable for advanced level students and beyond. Written with input from the Cambridge English Corpus, it explores texts from a range of genres, mediums and periods, written for different audiences and purposes. Examples include hard news stories, narratives from children and examples from Twitter. Using short activities to help explain analysis methods, this digital resource guides students through modern issues and concepts. It summarises key concerns and findings, while providing inspiration for language investigations and non-examined assessments (NEAs) with research suggestions.
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Instruction in analysis techniques and research methodology, as well as examples of academic writing at an accessible level, give students models to follow for their own work.
Examples from the Cambridge English Corpus give students access to prestigious academic global English research, as well as insight into corpus linguistics and techniques for corpus creation and analysis.
Wider reading suggestions guide students towards broader topic exposure, encouraging them to research areas that interest them.
Longer research tasks encourage a greater depth of application and provide inspiration for non-examined assessment (NEA).
Written to support A Level and IB qualifications: in particular Cambridge International A Level English Language (9093) Paper 3 Text Analysis and Paper 4 Language Topics, AS & A Level English Language, AS & A Level English Language and Literature and IB English A.
Short activities and exam-style questions provide practice and help students get a deeper understanding of key concepts.
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- 1. Defining narrative: 1.1. Some basics
- 1.2. Representation
- 1.3. The social aspect of narrative
- 2. Written narratives: 2.1. Authors and narrators
- 2.2. Point of view
- 2.3. Modal grammar
- 2.4 Multimodal narratives
- 3. Spoken narratives: 3.1. 'Big' and 'small' stories: narrative and identity
- 3.2. Co-constructing narratives
- 3.3. Stories about place
- 4. Reading narratives: 4.1. Reading narratives
- 4.2. Deixis and deictic shift theory
- 4.3. Intertextuality
- 4.4 Reading characters
- 5. Narrative genres: 5.1. Narrative and the news
- 5.2. Children's narratives
- 5.3. Narrative and Twitter
- Ideas and answers
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