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Title: Language of Conversation
Written By: Francesca Pridham
Description:

The Language of Conversation analyzes exactly what happens during conversation and why it happens. The author also discusses the structure, purpose, and features of conversation. Francesca Pridham has succeeded in explaining theory in a simple, practical way without jargon and provides a clear introduction to technical terms. Intertext series.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415229642
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 112
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