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Title: Studying Speaking to Inform Second Language Learning
Edited By: Diana Boxer
Andrew D Cohen
Series Title: Second Language Acquisition

In a series of studies specially written for this volume, Studying Speaking to Inform Second Language Learning offers the applied linguist research on spoken interaction in second and foreign languages and provides insights as to how findings from each of these studies may inform language pedagogy. The volume offers an interweaving of discourse perspectives: speech acts, speech events, interactional analysis, pragmatics, and conversational analysis.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 185359721X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 334
Prices: U.K. £ 54.95
U.S. $ 89.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853597201
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 334
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95
U.K. £ 24.95