An Introduction to Spoken Interaction

An Introduction to Spoken Interaction

By: Anna-Brita Stenstrom (author)Paperback

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Describes how conversation works, providing a systematic and exhaustive account of the structure of spoken discourse and the diverse strategies speakers use to have a conversation. It is illustrated throughout with excerpts from genuine conversation and contains numerous exercises with suggested answers based on conversations in the London-Lund Corpus of English Conversation.

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Contents

Key to symbols Preface Acknowledgements 1. General Characteristics 2. Interactional structure 3. Interactional strategies 4. Conversation 5. Discourse and grammar Answers to the exercises Glossary References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/03/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780582071308
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780582071308
  • weight: 719
  • ISBN10: 0582071305

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