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ERIC Number: ED511015
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 420
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-9800-4591-6ISBN-978-0-9800-4591-8
Talk-in-Interaction: Multilingual Perspectives
Nguyen, Hanh thi, Ed.; Kasper, Gabriele, Ed.
National Foreign Language Resource Center at University of Hawaii
"Talk-in-interaction: Multilingual perspectives" offers original studies of interaction in a range of languages and language varieties, including Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Swahili, Thai, and Vietnamese; monolingual and bilingual interactions; and activities designed for second or foreign language learning. Conducted from the perspectives of conversation analysis and membership categorization analysis, the chapters examine ordinary conversation and institutional activities in face-to-face, telephone, and computer-mediated environments. This book contains the following chapters: (1) Categories, Context, and Comparison in Conversation Analysis (Gabriele Kasper); (2) Kinship Categories in a Northern Thai Narrative (Jack Bilmes); (3) The Recommendation Sequence in Vietnamese Family Talk: Negotiation of Asymmetric Access to Authority and Knowledge (Hanh thi Nguyen); (4) When "Gaijin" Matters: Theory-Building in Japanese Multiparty Interaction (Asuka Suzuki); (5) "Are you Hindu?": Resisting Membership Categorization Through Language Alternation (Christina Higgins); (6) A Practice for Avoiding and Terminating Arguments in Japanese: The Case of University Faculty Meetings (Scott Saft); (7) Third Party Involvement in Japanese Political Television Interviews (Keiko Ikeda); (8) Resisting ESL: Categories and Sequence in a Critically "Motivated" Analysis of Classroom Interaction (Steven Talmy); (9) Turn-Taking and Primary Speakership During a Student Discussion (Eric Hauser); (10) Repair Work in a Chinese as a Foreign Language Classroom (John Rylander); (11) CA for Computer-Mediated Interaction in the Spanish L2 Classroom (Marta Gonzalez-Lloret); (12) The Korean Discourse Markers--"nuntey and kuntey" in Native-Nonnative Conversation: An Acquisitional Perspective (Younhee Kim); (13) Development of Interactional Competence: Changes in the Use of "ne" in L2 Japanese During Study Abroad (Midori Ishida). About the Authors, Acknowledgements, Transcription Conventions, and Index are also presented.
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education (ED)
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Manoa. National Foreign Language Resource Center.