Second Language InteractioneBook - 2006
Members of divergent societies are increasingly involved in interactional situations, both publicly and privately, where participants do not share linguistic resources. Second language conversations have become common everyday events in the globalized world, and an interest has evolved to determine how interaction is conducted and understanding achieved in such asymmetric conversations. This book describes how mutual intelligibility is established, checked and remedied in authentic interaction between first and second language speakers, both in institutional and everyday situations. The study.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, Ă2006
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 257 pages)