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Communication matters
Deborah Tannen

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Communication matters
"that's not what I meant!" : the sociolinguistics of everyday conversation
Deborah Tannen

Published 2004 by Recorded Books in Prince Frederick, MD .
Written in English.

About the Book

"These lectures address the various aspects and implications of "conversational style." They look at the dynamics of specific situations, such as the workplace and classroom, where the role of conversational style is of particular importance"--Container.

Table of Contents

Lecture 1. Conversational style: the power of language in your life
Lecture 2. Linguistic signals, devices, and rituals
Lecture 3. Framing and reframing: how metamessages frame meaning
Lecture 4. Power and solidarity: the interplay of hierarchy and connection
Lecture 5. Indirectness: the ways and whys we communicate meaning not in so many ways
Lecture 6. The rhythms of talk: pacing, pausing, silence, and interruption
Lecture 7. Listenership: conversation as a joint production
Lecture 8. Agonism: programmed contentiousness, ritualized opposition
Lecture 9. Gender: women and men talking
Lecture 10. Apologies in private and public contexts
Lecture 11. Talking at work: institutional and interactional power
Lecture 12. The classroom: talking in school
Lecture 13. Politics: talk in the public arena
Lecture 14. What to do with what you've learned.

Edition Notes

"14 lectures ; 7 compact discs"--Container.

At head of container title: Recorded Books presents.

Course guide includes bibliographical references.

Lectures delivered by Professor Deborah Tannen, Georgetown University.

Issued also on cassette.

Series
The Modern scholar, Modern scholar
Other Titles
"That's not what I meant!" :, That is not what I meant!, Sociolinguistics of everyday conversation, Communication matters with Deborah Tannen.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
302.346
Library of Congress
P95.45 .T366 2004b

The Physical Object

Format
[sound recording] :
Pagination
7 sound discs :

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25565801M
Internet Archive
communicationmat00tann
ISBN 10
1402547730, 1402547749, 1402547330
ISBN 13
9781402547737, 9781402547744
OCLC/WorldCat
775380903

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