Second language interaction /

Members of divergent societies are increasingly involved in interactional situations, both publicly and privately, where participants do not share linguistic resources. Second language conversations have become common everyday events in the globalized world, and an interest has evolved to determine...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Kurhila, Salla.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, ©2006.
Series:Pragmatics & beyond ; new ser., 145.
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Summary:Members of divergent societies are increasingly involved in interactional situations, both publicly and privately, where participants do not share linguistic resources. Second language conversations have become common everyday events in the globalized world, and an interest has evolved to determine how interaction is conducted and understanding achieved in such asymmetric conversations. This book describes how mutual intelligibility is established, checked and remedied in authentic interaction between first and second language speakers, both in institutional and everyday situations. The study.
Physical Description:1 online resource (vii, 257 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-249) and index.
ISBN:9789027293657
9027293651
9789027253880
9027253889
ISSN:0922-842X ;
Access:Access limited to authorized users.