ERIC Number: ED239503
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Sociolinguistics and Language Acquisition.
Wolfson, Nessa, Ed.; Judd, Elliot, Ed.
The following are included in this collection of essays on patterns of rules of speaking, and sociolinguistics and second language learning and teaching: "How to Tell When Someone Is Saying 'No' Revisited" (Joan Rubin); "Apology: A Speech-Act Set" (Elite Olshtain and Andrew Cohen); "Interpreting and Performing Speech Acts in a Second Language: A Cross-Cultural Study of Hebrew and English" (Shoshana Blum-Kulka); "Dentist-Patient Communication: Communicating Complaint" (Christopher Candlin, Hywel Coleman, and Jill Burton); "An Empirically Based Analysis of Complimenting in American English" (Nessa Wolfson); "Compliments: A Mirror of Cultural Values" (Joan Manes); "An Analysis of the Surface Structure of Disapproval Exchanges" (Lynne D'Amico-Reisner); "How to Arrange for Social Commitments in American English: The Invitation" (Nessa Wolfson, Lynne D'Amico-Reisner, and Lisa Huber); "Interaction, Acculturation, and the Acquisition of Communicative Competence: A Case Study of an Adult" (Richard Schmidt); "Developmental Trends in the Acquisition of Conversational Competence by Adult Second Language Learners" (Robin Scarcella); "'Foreigner Talk' in University Office-Hour Appointments" (Cristin Carpenter); "Accommodation Theory: An Explanation for Style Shifting in Second Language Dialects" (Leslie Beebe and Jane Zuengler); "Rocky Horror Picture Show: A Speech Event in Three Acts" (Richard Day); "The Article in American English: What the Textbooks Don't Tell Us" (Teresa Pica); "The Problem of Applying Sociolinguistic Findings to TESOL: The Case of Male/Female Language" (Elliot Judd); and "Communicative Needs in Foreign Language Learning" (Jack Richards). (MSE)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Students, Attitudes, Code Switching (Language), Communicative Competence (Languages), Dentists, Dialects, Discourse Analysis, English (Second Language), Expressive Language, Hebrew, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Language Patterns, North American English, Physician Patient Relationship, Second Language Learning, Sex Differences, Social Values, Sociolinguistics, Speech Acts, Student Teacher Relationship, Surface Structure
Newbury House Publishers, Inc, Rowley, MA 0l969 ($16.95; $12.70 prepaid).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Books
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