Download e-book for iPad: Conversation Analysis (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics) by Rebecca Clift

By Rebecca Clift

we are living our lives in dialog, construction households, societies and civilisations. In over seven thousand languages internationally, the fundamental infrastructure in which we converse continues to be an analogous. this is often the 1st ever book-length linguistic advent to dialog research (CA), the sector that has performed greater than the other to light up the mechanics of interplay. beginning by way of finding CA by means of connection with a few cognate disciplines investigating language in use, it presents an outline of the origins and technique of CA. through the use of conversational info from more than a few languages, it examines the elemental gear of series organization: turn-taking, choice, identification building and service. because the foundation for those investigations, the e-book makes use of the dual analytic assets of motion and series to throw new mild at the origins and nature of language use.

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