ERIC Number: ED434522
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Language at Work. Selected Papers from the Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (University of Birmingham, England, September 1997). British Studies in Applied Linguistics 13.
Hunston, Susan, Ed.
Papers on the role of language in the work environment include: "Institutions, Writing and Talk in Environmental Discourse" (Greg Myers); "Negotiating Training: Shifting Participant Frameworks in the Workplace" (Kristina Bennert); "Relational Management in Chinese-British Business Meetings" (Helen Spencer-Oatey, Jianyu Xing); "A Pragmatic Approach to Language Use at Work" (Eunice Tang, Christina Ng); "Facework and Instructor Goals in the Step Aerobics Workout" (Judy Delin); "Translating across Cultures" (Susan Bassnett); "Why Isn't Translation Impossible?" (John E. Joseph); "Translation as Intercultural Conflict" (Stephen Thomas); "Insiders and Outsiders: Translating in a Bilingual Research Project" (Deirdre Martin, Jane Stuart-Smith, Kuldip Kaur Dhesi); "Opening Lines of Questions from the Floor" (Joan Cutting); "Why Ask Questions in Monologue? Language Choice at Work in Scientific and Linguistic Talk" (Susan Thompson); and "Practice into Theory: Catalysing Change" (J. R. Martin). (MSE)
Descriptors: Aerobics, Applied Linguistics, Bilingualism, Business Communication, Culture Conflict, Discourse Analysis, English for Special Purposes, Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication, Language Patterns, Language Research, Language Role, Language Usage, Linguistic Theory, Physical Education, Pragmatics, Questioning Techniques, Theory Practice Relationship, Translation, Work Environment
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: British Association for Applied Linguistics.