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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00
'linguistic history as a history of mentalities', 'linguistic hermeneutics', and 'affective lexis' - these are examples of the interdisciplinary concepts that Fritz Hermanns introduced to stimulate the crossover between linguistics and cultural studies. This volume presents these concepts for the first time alongside Hermanns?s terminology for the... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
Das Verhältnis von Wirklichkeit und ihrer medialen Darstellung ist seit Jahrzehnten eines der zentralen Themen der Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft. Die Frage, wie die Medien die Realität darstellen, hat für viele Forschungsfelder des Fachs Relevanz - etwa für die Nachrichtenselektionsforschung, politische Kommunikationsforschung,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 80.00
This book considers the sequential deployment of the receiver's response to the caller's request in telephone service encounters between native speakers in the U.K, Germany and Italy analysing the different response formats and their grammatical configuration. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00
How do people listen in a conversation, especially in an intercultural setting, and how do they shift from listener to speaker in the particular context? This book investigates listenership behaviours of a tutor and a student in the context of academic supervision sessions at a university in the UK, comparing British tutor - British student conversations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Teaching and Researching Listening provides a focused, state-of-the-art treatment of the linguistic, psycholinguistic and pragmatic processes that are involved in oral language use, and shows how these processes influence listening in a range of practical contexts. Through understanding the interaction between these processes, language educators... more...