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Oral communication. Speech

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  • Dialogue Analysis VIII: Understanding and Misunderstanding in Dialogueby Karin Aijmer

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 196.00

    The present collection of articles, presented at the 8th IADA Conference in Göteborg, focuses on understanding and misunderstanding as dialogic phenomena. The notion of a dialogic grammar and dialogic principles as a framework for understanding human communication and cognition is explored in several contributions. Misunderstanding in dialogue is dealt... more...

  • Indirektheit von Sprechhandlungenby Werner Sökeland

    De Gruyter 1980; US$ 133.00

    Indirektheit von Sprechhandlungen. Eine linguistische Untersuchung more...

  • (Re)presentations and Dialogueby François Cooren; Alain Létourneau

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    This study pertains to the field of studies on Textual Genetics and Enunciation Linguistics and is aimed at analyzing the forms of representation of verbal erasures occurring during the writing process of a story made up by two Brazilian pupils (7 years old). Having assumed “haphazardness” and “dialogism” as the central phenomena... more...

  • Statistical Methods for Spoken Dialogue Managementby Blaise Thomson

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Speech is the most natural mode of communication and yet attempts to build systems which support robust habitable conversations between a human and a machine have so far had only limited success. A key reason is that current systems treat speech input as equivalent to a keyboard or mouse, and behaviour is controlled by predefined scripts that try to... more...

  • Perspectives on the Study of Speechby P. D. Eimas; J. L. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Published in the year 1982, Perspectives on the Study of Speech is a valuable contribution to the field of Cognitive Psychology. more...

  • Transformations in Egyptian Journalismby Naomi Sakr

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 25.00

    Egypt?s revolutionary uprising in 2011 raised important questions about the kind of journalism that would be viable in the country?s changing political dynamics. Suddenly the output of bloggers, online radio and social media news operations, which had all formed part of the groundswell of action against dictatorship and repression, posed an explicit... more...

  • Communication in Humans and Other Animalsby Gisela Hċkansson; Jennie Westander

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00

    Communication is a basic behaviour, found across animal species. Human language is often thought of as a unique system, which separates humans from other animals. This textbook serves as a guide to different types of communication, and suggests that each is unique in its own way: human verbal and nonverbal communication, communication in nonhuman primates,... more...

  • Argumentation in Political Interviewsby Corina Andone

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 128.00

    In Argumentation in Political Interviews Corina Andone uses the pragma-dialectical concept of strategic maneuvering to gain a better understanding of political interviews as argumentative practices. She analyzes and evaluates the way in which politicians react in political interviews to the accusation that the position they currently hold is inconsistent... more...

  • Governing European Communicationsby Maria Michalis

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 43.99

    Governing European Communications provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the emergence, dynamics, and evolution of European-level communications governance in the post-war era, focusing on telecommunications and television policies and regulation, and their technological convergence. Concentrating on the EU, the book embeds governance within... more...

  • Changing Concepts of Timeby Harold A. Innis; James W. Carey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 31.99

    This classic book, Harold A. Innis's last, returns to print with a new introduction by James W. Carey. An elaboration of Innis's earlier theories, Changing Concepts of Time looks at then-new technological changes in communication and considers the different ways in which space and time are perceived. Innis explores military implications of the U.S.... more...