A Critical IntroductioneBook - 2017
Combining perspectives from discourse analysis and sociolinguistics, the second edition of this popular textbook provides students with an up-to-date overview of the field of intercultural communication. Ingrid Piller explains communication in context using two main approaches. The first treats cultural identity, difference and similarity as discursive constructions. The second, informed by bilingualism studies, highlights the use and prestige of different languages and language varieties as well as the varying access that speakers have to them.The new edition includes:A new chapter devoted to intercultural communication in school that will explore intercultural communication in teaching and learning. An overview of key theoretical discussions related to language in super-diverse contexts. Learning objectives, key points, exercises and suggestions for further reading in each chapter. Case studies from around the world.
Publisher: Edinburgh :, Edinburgh University Press,, 
Edition: Second edition
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 227 pages)