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Introduction to Spoken Interaction, An

1st Edition

By Anna-Brita Stenstrom

Routledge

252 pages

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Description

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.

Table of 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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN009000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General