Applying Conversation Analysis

Paperback | February 15, 2008

EditorKeith Richards

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This book explores the relationship between conversation analysis and applied linguistics, demonstrating how the analysis of institutional talk can contribute to professional practice. With a foreword by Paul Drew, the core of the collection brings together researchers from a wide range of applied areas: dealing with topics such as language impairment and speech therapy, medical general practice, retailing, cross-cultural training, radio journalism, higher education, and language teaching and learning.

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This book explores the relationship between conversation analysis and applied linguistics, demonstrating how the analysis of institutional talk can contribute to professional practice. With a foreword by Paul Drew, the core of the collection brings together researchers from a wide range of applied areas: dealing with topics such as lan...

KEITH RICHARDS was formerly Director of the Language Studies Unit at Aston University and is now Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Language Education at Warwick University. He specializes in the analysis of professional interaction and qualitative research methods. He is author of Qualitative Inquiry in TESOL, also published by Palgra...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:292 pages, 8.7 × 5.8 × 0.1 inPublished:February 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023055430X

ISBN - 13:9780230554306

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Notes on Editors and Contributors * List of Illustrations and Tables * Transcription Conventions * Foreword: Applied Linguistics and Conversation Analysis--P. Drew * Introduction--K. Richards * PART 1: SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY * Autistic Children's Co-ordination of Gaze and Talk: Re-examining the "Asocial" Autist--P. Dickerson, J. Rae, P. Stribling, K. Dautenhahn & I. Werry * Co-Constructing Meaning in Acquired Speech Disorders: Word and Letter Repetition in the Construction of Turns--S. Bloch * A Comparison of a Mother and a Therapist Working on Child Speech--H. Gardner * PART 2: PROFESSIONAL DISCOURSE * Talking an Institution Into Being: The Opening Sequence in General Practice Consultations--J. Gafaranga & N. Britten * Would You Like To Do It Yourself? Service Requests and Their Non-Granting Responses--E. Vinkhuyzen & M. Szymanski * Social Identity and Language Choice in Bilingual Service Talk--M .C. Torras * University Students Resisting Academic Identity--B. Benwell & E. Stokoe * PART 3: NATIVE SPEAKER AND NON-NATIVE SPEAKER INTERACTION * Different Orientations to Grammatical Correctness--S. Kurhila * Sidestepping Grammar--J. Wong * Discrimination Due to Nonnative Speech Production? M. Egbert * PART 4: LANGUAGE LEARNING * The Organization of Off-task Talk in Second Language Classrooms--N. Markee * Vowel-marking as an Interactional Resource in Japanese Novice ESL Conversation--D. Carroll * Teaching Patterns of Interaction in English for Specific Purposes--A. Packett * Conversation Analysis as Research Methodology--P. Seedhouse * Bibliography * Index