A rich collection of papers, illustrating various approaches in contrastive linguistics. The specific attention paid to register and genre analysis and to learner data puts the collection at the forefront of modern corpus linguistics.
Languages in Contrast

This volume is an excellent choice for researchers needing an overview of recent research trends in contrastive discourse analysis. An understanding of the diverse theoretical perspectives discussed in this volume provides excellent background knowledge for understanding how contrastive discourse analysis is defined and why certain research methods are used in empirical studies.
Discourse Studies