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Words Onscreen

By Naomi S. Baron

Words Onscreen "explores how technology is reshaping our understanding of what it means to read."


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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.


Query Details


Query Subject:   written vs. spoken language
Author:   Nicole Dehe
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   DOES ANYBODY KNOW ANY (EMPIRICAL OR THEORETICAL) STUDIES ON THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SPOKEN AND WRITTEN LANGUAGE IN ENGLISH OR RELATED LANGUAGES?
I AM PARTICULARLY INTERESTED INN CONSTRUCTIONS ALLOWING FOR WORD/CONSTITUENT ORDER ALTERNATION AND WHETHER THEY BEHAVE DIFFERENTLY, BUT I WILL BE GRATEFUL FOR ANY SUGGESTIONS.

MANY THANKS,
NICOLE DEHE
LL Issue: 8.1471
Date posted: 12-Oct-1997