ERIC Number: ED351739
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Language, Communication, and Culture: Current Directions.
Ting-Toomey, Stella, Ed.; Korzenny, Felipe, Ed.
International and Intercultural Communication Annual, v13 1989
Dealing with the relationships among language, communication, and culture, the 12 papers in this collection are divided into three parts. The first part deals with the critical issues related to language acquisition, context, and cognition. The second part presents an array of perspectives in analyzing the role of language in comparative cross-cultural communication settings. The third part examines the role of first-language and second-language usage in intergroup communication contexts. Papers presented in the collection are: "Language, Communication, and Culture: An Introduction" (Stella Ting-Toomey); "Communication and Language Acquisition within a Cultural Context" (Beth Haslett); "Linguistic Relativity: Toward a Broader View" (Thomas M. Steinfatt); "Speech and the Communal Function in Four Cultures" (Gerry Philipsen); "Fifty Terms for Talk: A Cross-Cultural Study" (Donal Carbaugh); "Life Demands 'Musayara': Communication and Culture among Arabs in Israel" (Yousuf Griefat and Tamar Katriel); "Linguistic Strategies and Cultural Styles for Persuasive Discourse" (Barbara Johnstone); "Telephone Openings and Conversational Universals: A Study in Three Languages" (Robert Hopper and Nada Koleilat Doany); "Power Pronouns and the Language of Intercultural Understanding" (Stephen P. Banks); "The Contexts of Language Learning: Extending the Intergroup Model of Second Language Acquisition" (Peter Garrett and others); "Cultural Variability in Ethnolinguistic Identity" (William B. Gudykunst); and "Bilingual Communication in Organizational Settings: Aspects of the Canadian Case" (Richard Y. Bourhis). (References are included with chapters.) (RS)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Communication Research, Communication Skills, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context, Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication, Language Acquisition, Language Research, Language Role, Second Language Learning
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Speech Communication Association, Annandale, VA.
Identifiers: Canada; Israel
Note: For Volume 12, see CS 508 013.