Télécharger Language and the Internet PDF et EPUB gratuitement
Language and the Internet
Title Book: Language and the Internet
Author : David Crystal
ISBN 10: 9780521868594
ISBN 13: 0521868599
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Category : Computers / Programming Languages / General
Languages : en (Available in All Languages)
Pages : 304

Télécharger Language and the Internet livre PDF et EPUB gratuitement. In recent years, the Internet has come to dominate our lives. E-mail, instant messaging and chat are rapidly replacing conventional forms of correspondence, and the Web has become the first port of call for both information enquiry and leisure activity. How is this affecting language? There is a widespread view that as 'technospeak' comes to rule, standards will be lost. In this book, David Crystal argues the reverse: that the Internet has encouraged a dramatic expansion in the variety and creativity of language. Covering a range of Internet genres, including e-mail, chat, and the Web, this is a revealing account of how the Internet is radically changing the way we use language. This second edition has been thoroughly updated to account for more recent phenomena, with a brand new chapter on blogging and instant messaging. Engaging and accessible, it will continue to fascinate anyone who has ever used the Internet.