Prosodic Orientation In English Conversation by Beatrice Szczepek ReedProsodic Orientation In English Conversation by Beatrice Szczepek Reed

Prosodic Orientation In English Conversation

byBeatrice Szczepek Reed

Hardcover | October 31, 2006

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The first study, based on instances of everyday talk, to analyze prosodic orientation, a conversational strategy by which speakers design their speaking voice according to the vocal patterns used by their conversational partners. The book explores forms and functions of prosodic orientation, and offers a new perspective on prosody in conversation.
BEATRICE SZCZEPEK REED is a Research Fellow at the Centre for English Language Education, University of Nottingham, UK. Her research and publications focus on prosody in natural conversation, turn-taking and the interface between singing and speech. Her current research explores teaching turn-taking to learners of English, and intercul...
Title:Prosodic Orientation In English ConversationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:231 pages, 7.99 × 5 × 0.72 inPublished:October 31, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230008720

ISBN - 13:9780230008724


Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures Acknowledgments Preface Transcription Conventions Prosody in Conversation Prosodic Orientation Stylized Prosodic Orientation Collaborative Productions: Orientation in Prosody and Syntax Conclusion Bibliography Index