Macmillan Books for Teachers

Beyond the Sentence

Beyond the Sentence

Scott Thornbury

English Type:
British English
Published Date:
11 March 2005

Describes the features and functions of different types of texts and shows how to incorporate them into language teaching. Examines what makes spoken and written text coherent and shows how an understanding of this can help students with work, study and exam language needs. Also provides practical activities for use in the classroom.

Key Features

  • Provides a straightforward introduction to discourse and text analysis
  • Suggests ways to evaluate and use learners’ text in more constructive ways
  • Contains a wide range of practical ideas and photocopiable tasks that are ready to use in the classroom
  • Looks at how we structure written and spoken text and how we use these structures in comprehending meaning

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