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Oral communication. Speech

  • (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...

  • 4,000 Questions for Getting to Know Anyone and Everyoneby Barbara Ann Kipfer

    Diversified Publishing 2007; US$ 14.99

    4,000 ways to achieve instant intimacy What, more than anything, makes you angry? Who were your childhood idols? What kind of leader are you most inclined to follow? What has happened to the art of conversation? In the age of Internet chat rooms, speed dating, and frantic text messaging, have we forgotten how to meaningfully connect? This book... more...

  • Abhandlung über die bedeutsamen Verhaltensweisen der Sprache. [Tractatus de Modis significandi.]by Thomas von Erfurt; Stephan Grotz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    Der lange dem Duns Scotus zugeschriebene Traktat des Thomas von Erfurt wird hier erstmals in einer deutschen Übersetzung vorgestellt. Er gilt als der abschließende Höhepunkt der spekulativen Grammatik, einer der gewichtigsten Ausformungen der spätmittelalterlichen Sprachtheorie. Von Bedeutung dürfte dieser Text aber nicht nur für Mediävisten sein.... more...

  • Academic Listeningby John Flowerdew

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 28.00

    A collection of original papers by researchers working in the field which comprehensively addresses the area of second language academic listening. more...

  • Acting Out Participant Examples in the Classroomby Stanton E.F. Wortham

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 149.00

    This volume explores a relational pattern that occurs during one type of speech event — classroom “participant examples.” A participant example describes, as an example of something, an event that includes at least one person also participating in the conversation. Participants with a role in the example have two relevant identities... more...

  • Action and Agency in Dialogueby François Cooren; Bruno Latour

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 135.00

    What happens when people communicate or dialogue with each other? This is the daunting question that this book proposes to address by starting from a controversial hypothesis: What if human interactants were not the only ones to be considered, paraphrasing Austin (1962), as ?doing things with words?? That is, what if other ?things? could also be granted... more...

  • Advances in Natural Multimodal Dialogue Systemsby Jan van Kuppevelt; Laila Dybkjaer; Niels Ole Bernsen

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    Addresses topics such as natural multimodal interaction, talking heads, conversational agents, tutoring systems, multimodal communication, machine learning, architectures for multimodal dialogue systems, systems evaluation, and data annotation. This title is useful for scientists, researchers and practitioners. more...

  • Agenda Setting in a 2.0 Worldby Thomas J. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume explores agenda-setting theory in light of changes in the media environment in the 21st century. In the decades since the original Chapel Hill study that launched agenda-setting research, the theory has attracted the interest of scholars worldwide. Agenda Setting in a 2.0 World features the work of a new generation of scholars. The... more...

  • Alternative and Activist New Mediaby Leah Lievrouw

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Alternative and Activist New Media provides a rich and accessible overview of the ways in which activists, artists, and citizen groups around the world use new media and information technologies to gain visibility and voice, present alternative or marginal views, share their own DIY information systems and content, and otherwise resist, talk back... more...

  • Analysing Interactions in Childhoodby Hilary Gardner; Michael Forrester

    Wiley 2009; US$ 76.95

    Offers a fresh perspective on how conversation analysis can be used to highlight the sophisticated nature of what children actually do when interacting with their peers, parents, and other adults. Brings together a contributor team of leading experts in the emerging field of child-focused conversation analytic studies, from both academic and professional... more...