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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Conversation Analysisby Jack Sidnell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95

    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$ 53.95

    Bringing together top listening scholars from a range of disciplines and real world perspectives, Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century offers a state-of-the-art overview of what we know and think about listening behavior in the 21st century. Introduces students to the core issues listening theory and practice Includes student... more...

  • Talk in Actionby John Heritage; Steven Clayman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 44.95

    Talk in Action examines the language, identity, and interaction of social institutions, introducing students to the research methodology of Conversation Analysis. Features a unique focus on real-world applications of CA by examining four institutional domains: calls to emergency numbers, doctor-patient interaction, courtroom trials, and mass communication,... 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...

  • Fast Easy Way to Learn a Languageby Bill Handley

    Wiley 2012; US$ 24.95

    Fast, Easy Way to Learn a Language is essential reading for anyone studying a language at school, for business, travel or just for pleasure. Well-known inspirational teacher Bill Handley speaks 15 languages at various degrees of fluency. He is passionate about learning languages and believes language learning should be an adventure. In this book... more...

  • How to Speak How to Listenby Mortimer J. Adler

    Touchstone 1997; Not Available

    Practical information for learning how to speak and listen more effectively. Drawing on decades of experience as educator and philosopher, Mortimer J. Adler gives the listener a short course in effective communication filled with the Adler wisdom and wit. Both instructive and practical, How to Speak, How to Listen will be invaluable to everyone:... more...

  • You Are the Messageby Roger Ailes

    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...

  • How to Speak How to Listenby Mortimer J. Adler

    Touchstone 1997; Not Available

    Practical information for learning how to speak and listen more effectively. Drawing on decades of experience as educator and philosopher, Mortimer J. Adler gives the listener a short course in effective communication filled with the Adler wisdom and wit. Both instructive and practical, How to Speak, How to Listen will be invaluable to everyone:... more...