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ERIC Number: EJ629543
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-4273
Common Ground in Cross Cultural Communication: Sequential and Institutional Contexts in Front Desk Service Encounters.
Kidwell, Mardi
Issues in Applied Linguistics, v11 n1 p17-37 Jun 2000
Looks at interactions between English-as-a-Second-Language students and English-speaking staff at the front desk of a language institute. Analysis focuses on the sequential organization of front desk encounters, revealing ways the participant's shared orientations to the organization and goals of these encounters facilitate native speaker-nonnative speaker interaction. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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