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Communication Accommodation Theory

Edited by Howard Giles

Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.


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Title: Meaning In Language: An Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics
Written By: Alan D. Cruse
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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which meaning is conveyed in language. It covers topics normally considered to fall under pragmatics, as well as semantic matters. The author seeks, above all, to display and to explain the richness and subtlety of meaning, and to that end provides abundant examples throughout the text. Numerous exercises (and suggested answers) are provided at every stage.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Semantics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0198700105
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416 p
Prices: $24.95