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Query Details

Query Subject:   Discourse terms in Spanish
Author:   Douglas Demo
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Subject Language(s):  Spanish

Query:   Dear List Members,

I am hoping that some of you might be able to help me with the
translation of some discourse terms into Spanish. If you've heard of
or can think of an appropriate translation for the following terms I
would appreciate hearing from you. Please respond to me and I will
summarize later for the entire list.

Douglas Demo
Georgetown University

1. contextualization cue
2. coherence
3. overlap
4. repair
5. turn-taking
6. backchannel
7. cohesion
8. speech act
9. frame
10. footing

Again, thanks!
LL Issue: 10.738
Date posted: 14-May-1999


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