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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
Internationally, there is increasing research and interest in the processes of the production and reception of texts for specific purposes and in the historical development of genres and registers within Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP), psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, anthropology and the sociology of science. Studies of professional communication... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
The central concern of this book is the analysis of verbal interaction or discourse. This first six chapters report and evaluate major theoretical advances in the description of discourse. The final chapters demonstrate how the findings of discourse analysis can be used to investigate second-language teaching and first-language acquisition and to analyse... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Up until the mid-1980s most pragmatic analysis had been done on spoken language use, considerably less on written use, and very little at all on literary activity. This has now radically changed. ?Pragmatics? could be informally defined as the study of relationships between language and its users. This volume, first published in 1991, seeks to... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 82.39
Die Diskurslinguistik gehört zweifellos zu den innovativsten linguistischen Disziplinen der letzten Jahre. Mit ihrem Interesse an der Konstruktion gesellschaftlichen Wissens mittels Sprache hat sie der Sprachwissenschaft Methoden an die Hand gegeben, transtextuelle Phänomene, Möglichkeiten des Denkens und Sprechens über bestimmte Diskursthemen also,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00
Based on a corpus of Austrian students’ texts from three disciplines (personnel management, business psychology, economic history) analysed with Rhetorical Structure Theory (RST), this paper investigates the macro-structural expectations which tables of content (ToCs) raise, the cues by which these expectations are triggered, and the “predictive... more...
- Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2005; US$ 79.95
Bringing conversational analysis into the study of second language pragmatics as an analytic paradigm, this volume addresses a difficult area for the interlanguage pragmatics research community - the balance between experimental method and the use of conversational data. Institutional talk provides authentic and consequential talk. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 269.00
This book is a collection of eleven chapters which together represent an original contribution to the field of (multimodal) spoken dialogue systems. The chapters include highly relevant topics, such as dialogue modeling in research systems versus industrial systems, evaluation, miscommunication and error handling, grounding, statistical and corpus-based... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 115.95
Language, Names, and Information is an important contribution to philosophy of language by one of its foremost scholars, challenging the pervasive view that the description theory of proper names is dead in the water, and defending a version of the description theory from a perspective on language that sees words as a wonderful source of information... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00
Based on the analysis of conversations between French and Australian English speakers discussing various topics, including their experiences as non-native speakers in France or Australia, this book combines subjective personal testimonies with an objective linguistic analysis of the expression of opinion in discourse. It offers a new perspective on... more...