ERIC Number: EJ354204
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Cross-Cultural Issues in Conversation.
Journal of Applied Linguistics, n2 p37-50 1986
Discusses the signals that are used to create, sustain, and end conversational involvement in two different languages, with examples provided of paralinguistic attention getters, linguistic conversation initiation signals, "in-tune" signals, and "face-saving" signals from a study of English and Greek. (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal available from Prof. S. Efstathiadis, Dept. of English, P.O. Box 52, Aristotle University-GR-540 06, Thessaloniki, Greece.