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Oral communication. Speech

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  • Transcribing Talk and Interactionby Christopher Joseph Jenks

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    Interest in transcript-based research has grown significantly in recent years. Alongside this growth has been an increase in awareness of the empirical utility of naturalistic research on language use in interaction. However, a quick scan of the literature reveals that very few transcription books have been published in the past three decades. This... 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...

  • Historical Dialogue Analysisby Andreas H. Jucker; Gerd Fritz; Franz Lebsanft

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 195.00

    Historical dialogue analysis is a new branch of historical pragmatics. The papers of this interdisciplinary volume contribute to charting the developing field by presenting a survey of recent research from the different traditions of English, German and Romance language studies. Both the introductory paper by the editors and the individual papers deal... more...

  • Conversationby T. Givón

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 188.00

    The papers in this volume were originally presented at the Symposium on Conversation, held at the University of New Mexico in July 1995. The symposium brought together scholars who work on face-to-face communication from a variety of perspectives: social, cultural, cognitive and communicative. Our aim for both the symposium and this volume has been... more...

  • The Noblest Animate Motionby Jeffrey Wollock

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 288.00

    The body of theory on speech production and speech disorder developed prior to Descartes has been so neglected by historians that its very existence is practically unknown today. Yet it provides a framework for understanding the speech process which is not only comprehensive and coherent, but of great relevance to current debates on issues of language... more...

  • Paralanguageby Fernando Poyatos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 225.00

    This is the first interdisciplinary book-length treatment of paralanguage, briefly defined as: nonverbal vocal or narial communication. After sensitizing the reader to our sound-generating movements and to all human external and environmental sounds for their unquestionable communicative qualities, it realistically combines an anatomical-physiological... more...

  • Language and Actionby Danilo Marcondes de Souza Filho

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 102.00

    This work consists of an examination and revision of some of the main theses of Speech Act Theory in relation to the problem of ideology and action-guiding language. Starting from the idea that linguistic philosophy must take into account how the social structure of the linguistic community may influence and direct the way its language is used, a critical... more...

  • Speech Act Taxonomy as a Tool for Ethnographic Descriptionby Nira Reiss

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 102.00

    This study is intended to design measures for ethnographic description including speech acts in an etic instrumental approach, oriented toward an analysis of the functions of communicative events in relation to the ongoing stream of behavior. A revised taxonomy of speech acts is applied to an empirical corpus and is shown to produce a systematic set... more...

  • Dialogueby Marcelo Dascal; Hubert Cuyckens

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 234.00

    Dialogue: An interdisciplinary approach is a pioneering collection of papers that take Dialogue Studies out of its ?classic? narrow definition into the study of the complexities and processes in dialogue. It is a first move toward interdisciplinary research in Dialogue Studies. more...

  • Discovering Speech, Words, and Mindby Dani Byrd; Toben H. Mintz

    Wiley 2011; US$ 41.95

    Written in a lively style, Discovering Speech, Words, and Mind applies a scientific approach to the study of various aspects of speech, using everyday examples to introduce the beginning student to the world of language and cognition. An accessible introduction to the fundamentals of speech production, speech perception, word-formation, language... more...