ERIC Number: ED423705
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Speech Acts across Cultures: Challenges to Communication in a Second Language. Studies on Language Acquisition, 11.
Gass, Susan M., Ed.; Neu, Joyce, Ed.
Articles on speech acts and intercultural communication include: "Investigating the Production of Speech Act Sets" (Andrew Cohen); "Non-Native Refusals: A Methodological Perspective" (Noel Houck, Susan M. Gass); "Natural Speech Act Data versus Written Questionnaire Data: How Data Collection Method Affects Speech Act Performance" (Leslie M. Beebe, Martha Clark Cummings); "Cross-Cultural Realization of Greetings in American English" (Miriam Eistenstein Ebsworth, Jean W, Bodman, Mary Carpenter); "Egyptian and American Compliments: Focus on Second Language Learners" (Gayle L. Nelson, Waguida El Bakary, Mahmoud Al Batal); "Politeness Strategies in French and English" (Michael L. Geis, Linda L. Harlow); "Transfer and Proficiency in Interlanguage Apologizing" (Naoko Maeshiba, Naoko Yoshinaga, Gabriele Kasper, Steven Ross); "My Grade's Too Low: The Speech Act Set of Complaining" (Beth Murphy, Joyce Neu); "Ethnographic Interviewing as a Research Tool in Speech Act Analysis: The Case of Complaints" (Diana Boxer); "From the Addressee's Perspective: Imposition in Favor-Asking" (Myra Goldschmidt); "Transfer of Pragmatic Competence and Suggestions in Spanish Foreign Language Learning" (Dale April Koike); "Suggestions To Buy: Television Commercials from the U.S., Japan, China and Korea" (Richard Schmidt, Akihiko Shimura, Zhigang Wang, Hy-sook Jeong); and "Culture, Negotiations and International Cooperative Ventures" (John L. Graham). (MSE)
Descriptors: Advertising, Arabic, Contrastive Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Foreign Countries, French, Intercultural Communication, Interlanguage, Interpersonal Communication, Language Proficiency, Language Research, Linguistic Theory, North American English, Persuasive Discourse, Pragmatics, Research Methodology, Second Languages, Spanish, Speech Acts, Transfer of Training, Uncommonly Taught Languages
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: China; Japan; South Korea; United States