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  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 43.95

    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...

  • Conversation Analysisby Jack Sidnell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 41.95

    Combining the main findings, methods and analytic techniques of this central approach to language and social interaction, along with real-life examples and step-by-step explanations, Conversation Analysis is the ideal student guide to the field. Introduces the main findings, methods and analytic techniques of conversation analysis (CA) –... more...

  • Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Centuryby Andrew D. Wolvin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 55.95

    "The book describes and grounds the listening research process and findings in broad brush strokes that all can follow. It’s the most comprehensive view of the listening field since Duker." Charles Roberts, East Tennessee State University "Wolvin’s new text is long overdue.  It provides an excellent introduction to listening theory... more...

  • Talk in Actionby John Heritage; Steven Clayman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 46.95

    “There is no doubt that this important and timely book will become the definitive reference on institutional interaction.  It is clear, concise and authoritative. I will use it in my teaching.” — Jonathan Potter, Loughborough University “The study of language and interaction in institutional settings represents something... more...

  • Fast Easy Way to Learn a Languageby Bill Handley

    Wiley 2012; US$ 24.95

    Bill Handley is the author of the best-selling books Teach Your Children Tables, Speed Mathematics and Speed Maths For Kids . Based in Melbourne, he is recognised internationally as an authority on teaching and study methods. He lectures regularly to educators and teachers and his methods have achieved astonishing results in schools worldwide. more...

  • Supportive Fellow-Speakers and Cooperative Conversationsby Wolfram Bublitz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 180.00

    This is a study of a specific type of everyday conversation whose essential hallmark is its participants' attempt to gain agreement and consent when establishing and maintaining a continuous and coherent flow of talk. Basing his analyses on the Survey'-corpus and resorting to an interpretative, reconstructive mode of description, Bublitz focusses on... more...

  • You Are the Messageby Roger Ailes

    The Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95

    "You are the message." What does that mean, exactly? It means that when you communicate with someone, it's not just the words you choose to send to the other person that make up the message.  You're also sending signals about what kind of person you are--by your eyes, your facial expression, your body movement, your vocal pitch, tone, volume, and... more...