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- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 182.00
This study investigates the interface of power and politeness in the realization of disagreements in naturalistic language data. Power and politeness are important phenomena in face-to-face interaction. Disagreement is an arena in which these two key concepts are likely to be observed together. Both disagreement and the exercise of power... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99
The Powers of Genre describes a method for interpreting oral literature that depends upon and facilitates dialogue between insiders and outsiders to a tradition. Seitel illustrates this method with lively examples from Haya proverbs, folktales, and heroic verse. He then focuses on a single epic ballad to demonstrate, among other things, why stanzas... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 66.00
This volume will be of interest to scholars examining the relationship between culture and identity, concepts of individual and group agency in multicultural settings, and the effect that our globalising world has on regional cultural systems and local communities. From Conflict to Recognition: Moving Multiculturalism Forward grew out of research presented... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 50.00
The ability to speak clearly, fluently and persuasively is essential to students in all courses of study. This text discusses a wide range of speaking occasions, such as giving a seminar or a project presentation. more...
- The Floating Press 1916; US$ 5.99
Effective spoken communication is a fine art. Brush up your speaking skills with this timeless treatise on talking from Yale public speaking instructor Grenville Kleiser. Brimming with practical tips on how to get your point across, this book is a must-have for anyone who wants to be a better communicator. more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 56.95 US$ 49.36
The Handbook of Rhetoric and Public Address is a state-of-the-art companion to the field that showcases both the historical traditions and the future possibilities for public address scholarship in the twenty-first century. Focuses on public address as both a subject matter and a critical perspective Mindful of the connections between the study... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2011; Not Available
Dieses Buch begleitet Sie entlang der gesamten Entstehungsgeschichte einer Präsentation, vom Entwurf des ?roten Fadens? (Storyline) über die Regeln des Schaubilddesigns und der wichtigsten Schaubildtypen (Zahlen, Konzepte, Texte) bis hin zur perfekten PowerPoint-Präsentation. Schritt für Schritt werden bewährte Gestaltungsprinzipien eingeführt, mit... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 49.00
Both inside and outside Germany, the volume presented here has figured for more than three decades among the generally acknowledged standard works on speech training in German. In this new, revised edition each of the detailed accounts of the functions of the different speech organs is followed immediately by exercises concentrating on... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 14.95 US$ 12.26
If you're afraid to speak in public, you're not alone. A well-known study showed that more people put fear of public speaking at the top of their list of fears, even above the fear of death! But armed with The Everything Public Speaking Book, you can conquer your fears and learn practical ways to: Reduce nervousness; Set up a room for effective presentations;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This analysis of political speeches and televised political interviews in the UK, based on the Annual Party Conferences (1996-2000) and the last five general elections (1983-2001), evaluates the interview skills of politicians and political interviewers, investigates how and why politicians equivocate and handle interruptions and examines the nature... more...