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Query:   Summary of Spanish discourse terms
Author:  Douglas Demo
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics

Summary:   DEAR LINGUISTS,

THANKS TO THOSE WHO RESPONDED TO MY EARLIER QUERY ABOUT THE TRANSLATION OF
SOME DISCOURSE TERMS INTO SPANISH. HERE ARE SOME OF THE SUGGESTIONS WHICH
I RECEIVED:

COHERENCE-COHERENCIA
OVERLAP-SUPERPOSICION, AREA DE COINCIDENCIA, SOLAPAR
REPAIR- REPARACION, REPARAR
TURNTAKIING- TURNO DE HABLA, TOMAR EL TURNO
BACKCHANNEL- RETROCANALIZACION
COHESION- COHESION
SPEECH ACT- ACTO DE HABLA
FRAME- MARCO
FOOTING- ASENTAR, ASENTAMIENTO

THANKS AGAIN. I HOPE OTHERS FIND THE TERMS USEFUL AS WELL.

DOUGLAS DEMO
PHD FELLOW IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

LL Issue: 10.754
Date Posted: 17-May-1999
Original Query: Read original query