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Oral communication. Speech

  • How Media Inform Democracyby Toril Aalberg; James Curran

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95

    In this timely book, leading researchers consider how media inform democracy in six countries ? the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. Taking as their starting point the idea that citizens need to be briefed adequately with a full and intelligent coverage of public affairs so that they can make responsible,... more...

  • Vocalize to Localizeby Christian Abry; Anne Vilain; Jean-Luc Schwartz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    Vocalize-to-Localize? Meerkats do it for specific predators? And babies point with their index finger toward targets of interest at about nine months, well before using language-specific that -demonstratives. With what -interrogatives they are universal and, as relativizers and complementizers, play an important role in grammar construction. Some... more...

  • How to Speak How to Listenby Mortimer J. Adler

    Touchstone 1997; US$ 16.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Communication Strategies of Governments and NGOsby Manuel Adolphsen

    Springer 2014; US$ 69.99

    Processes of global governance are mostly invisible to ordinary citizens, due to an overall lack of accompanying transnational public discourse. However, there are exceptional occasions on which media around the world do pay attention to global governance: high-level summits, such as the UN climate change conferences. Through a detailed case study... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...