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Words Onscreen

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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: Research in the School of Languages and Linguistics at Griffith University
Author: Ben Fenton-Smith
Author: Ian Walkinshaw
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
Abstract: Griffith University is set across five campuses in south-east Queensland, Australia, and has a student population of 43,000. The School of Languages and Linguistics (LAL) offers programs in linguistics, international English, Chinese, Italian, Japanese and Spanish, as well as English language enhancement courses. Research strands reflect the staff's varied scholarly interests, which include academic language and learning, sociolinguistics, second language learning/acquisition and teaching, computer assisted language learning (CALL) and language corpora. This report offers a summary of research recently published or currently underway within LAL.

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This article appears IN Language Teaching Vol. 47, Issue 3, which you can READ on Cambridge's site or on LINGUIST .

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