ERIC Number: ED341271
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Communication and Discourse across Cultures and Languages. AFinLA Yearbook 1991. Publications de l'Association Finlandaise de Linguistic Appliquee (AFinLa). No. 49.
Sajavaara, Kari; And Others
The papers collected in this volume, although taken from two separate seminars, represent for the most part various facets of the same problem area, that of cross-cultural discourse. Papers are: "Symbolic Internationalization: Beyond the Practical Use of Foreign Languages in Intercultural Education"; "How to Avoid Ethnocentricity and Stereotypes in Analyzing Another Culture: Methodological Considerations"; "Analyzing Service Encounters Cross-Culturally"; "The Problem of Norm in the Study of Cross-Cultural Discourse"; "Running against Time and Technology: Problems in Empirical Research into Written Business Communication"; "Innocents Abroad: The Politics of Cross-Cultural Communication"; "Linguistics and the Transnationalisation of Literature"; "Pitfalls of Cross-Cultural Communication Training: The Art of the Appropriate"; "Spoken Discourse of Finnish Speakers of English"; "Teaching Cultural Competence in the English Language Classroom in Finnish Schools"; "A Contrastive Analysis of the Spoken Discourse of Bilingual Swedish Finnish and Native Swedish School Children"; "Comprehension in NS-NNS Conversation"; "The Handling of Impositions of Native-Non-native Conversation"; "L2 Learner Repairs in Cross-Cultural Communication"; "Seeking Clarification in Oral Tests"; "Relevance of Repair for Self Explicating Artifacts"; "Special Features in Children's Conversations"; "Some Thoughts on the Study of Sign Language Talk"; "Information Structure in Finnish Live Ice Hockey Reporting"; "Relational Propositions in Text Comprehension Processes"; "Pragmalinguistic Features of Academic-Scientific Discourse"; and "Transaction and Interaction in Writing: The Case of Electronic Mail." (LB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Finnish Association for Applied Linguistics, Jyvaskyla.
Note: Papers presented at the Seminar of Cross-Cultural Communication (Jyvaskyla, Finland, March 23, 1991) and the Finnish Seminar on Discourse Analysis (3rd, Jyvaskyla, Finland, November 15-16, 1991). For individual papers, see FL 020 042-063.