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  • Bilingual Couples Talkby Ingrid Piller

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 173.00

    This sociolinguistic study of the linguistic practices of bilingual couples describes the conditions, processes and results of private language contact. It is based on a unique corpus of more than 20 hours of private conversations between partners in bilingual marriages. Adding to its breadth of coverage, these private conversations are supplemented... more...

  • Conversation Analysisby Gene H. Lerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 173.00

    This collection assembles early, yet previously unpublished research into the practices that organize conversational interaction by many of the central figures in the development and advancement of Conversation Analysis as a discipline. Using the methods of sequential analysis as first developed by Harvey Sacks, the authors produce detailed empirical... more...

  • Emotion in Dialogic Interactionby Edda Weigand

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 158.00

    This volume contains a selection of papers given at the European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop on ?Emotion in Dialogic Interaction? at the University of Münster in October 2002. In the literature, the complex network of ?emotion in dialogic interaction? is mostly addressed by reducing the complex and separating emotions or defining them by... more...

  • Essays in Speech Act Theoryby Daniel Vanderveken; Susumu Kubo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 173.00

    Any study of communication must take into account the nature and role of speech acts in a broad context. This book addresses questions such as: - What do we mean? - How do we say it? and - How is it understood? in the broad context of universal, socio-cultural and psychological issues that bear on human communication. It presents an overview of current... more...

  • Features of Naturalness in Conversationby Martin Warren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00

    The study describes a detailed and original piece of research work, investigating a very important genre of human communication, and that is conversation. It provides a definition of the genre of conversation by describing nine features of conversation, namely multiple sources, discourse coherence, language as doing, co-operation, unfolding, open-endedness,... more...

  • Approaching Dialogueby Per Linell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 180.00

    Approaching Dialogue has its primary focus on the theoretical understanding and empirical analysis of talk-in-interaction. It deals with conversation in general as well as talk within institutions against a backdrop of Conversation Analysis, context-based discourse analysis, social pragmatics, socio-cultural theory and interdisciplinary dialogue... more...

  • On Speech Act Verbsby Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 98.00

    This essay concerns the analysis of speech act verbs. It offers a range of ideas which form theoretical preliminaries to the analysis of this phenomenon. more...

  • Confident Conversationby Mike Bechtle

    Baker Publishing Group 2008; US$ 12.99

    Communication is an art, and anyone--whether shy or outgoing--can improve his or her conversational skills. Dr. Mike Bechtle offers a straightforward guide to making good conversation that works for any personality type. more...

  • Acting Out Participant Examples in the Classroomby Stanton E.F. Wortham

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 149.00

    This volume explores a relational pattern that occurs during one type of speech event — classroom “participant examples.” A participant example describes, as an example of something, an event that includes at least one person also participating in the conversation. Participants with a role in the example have two relevant identities... more...

  • The Logic of Conventional Implicaturesby Christopher Potts

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 49.99

    This book revives the study of conventional implicatures in natural language semantics. H. Paul Grice first defined the concept. Since then his definition has seen much use and many redefinitions, but it has never enjoyed a stable place in linguistic theory. Christopher Potts returns to the original and uses it as a key into two presently under-studied... more...