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Speech acts across cultures

challenges to communication in a second language

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Published by M. de Gruyter in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Second language acquisition,
  • Speech acts (Linguistics),
  • Intercultural communication

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementSusan M. Gass and Joyce Neu, editors.
    SeriesStudies on language acquisition ;, 11
    ContributionsGass, Susan M., Neu, Joyce, 1950-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP118.2 .S67 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 350 p. :
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL804316M
    ISBN 103110140829
    LC Control Number95040820

    The premise that underlying cultural values and beliefs play an important role in speech act performance as mediated by perceptions of context forms the foundation of this chapter. The relationship between culture, context, and speech act performance is explained. Where there is less overlap between interactants’ underlying cultural values and beliefs, misunderstandings are more apt to arise. Ebsworth, M, Brodman, J & Carpenter, M , Cross-cultural Realization of Greetings in American English. in S Gass & J Neu (eds), Speech Acts Across Cultures: Challenges to Communication in a Second Language. Mouton de Gruyter, New York, pp. Cited by:

      This book investigates the notion of Speech Act from a cross-cultural perspective. The starting point for this book is the assumption that speech acts are realized from culture to culture in different ways and that these differences may result in communication difficulties that range from the humorous to the serious. A. Wierzhicka / Different cultures, different speech acts It is essential to recognize that what is involved is not any differences in `powers of rationality and inference', but differences in `cultural logic', encoded in language. $ I would add that descriptions of `cultural logic' Cited by:

    In the study of language, as in any other systematic study, there is no neutral terminology. Every technical term is an expression of the assumptions and theoretical presuppositions of its users; and in this introduction, we want to clarify some of the issues that have surrounded the assumptions behind the use of the two terms "speech acts" and "pragmatics". Two polite speech acts from a diachronic perspective: Aspects of the realisation of requesting and undertaking commitments in the nineteenth-century commercial community. In A. H. Jucker and I. Taavitsainen (eds), Speech Acts in the History of English, pp. – Amsterdam: John Benjamins.


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The second part is devoted to expressives and assertives and deals with speech acts such as greetings, compliments and apologies. The third part, finally, contains technical reports that deal primarily with the problem of extracting speech acts from historical corpora. This book investigates the notion of Speech Acts from a cross-cultural perspective.

The book deals with methodological issues, presents data on speech acts as a secondlanguage, and. Speech acts, facework and politeness: relationship-building across cultures By Winnie Cheng This chapter examines face, facework, politeness, and impoliteness from historical perspectives, beginning with Smith’s (), Hu’s () and Goffman’s () notions of face and Goffman’s () by: 2.

Speech acts and politeness across cultures The works referenced in the previous section are devoted to answering the question of how different kinds of illocutions are performed in Spanish.

This is the first edited collection to examine politeness in a wide range of diverse cultures. Most essays draw on empirical data from a wide variety of languages, including some key-languages in politeness research, such as English, and Japanese, as well as some lesser-studied languages, such as Georgian.

Speech acts across cultures: challenges to communication in a second language. Request This. Title Speech acts across cultures: challenges to communication in a second language / Susan M. Gass and Joyce Neu, editors. Format Book Published Berlin ; New York: M. de Gruyter, AUSTIN’S SPEECH ACT THEORY AND THE SPEECH SITUATION Etsuko Oishi The talk starts with a question, why do we discuss Austin now.

While answer-ing the question, I will (I) present an interpretation of Austin’s speech act theory, (II) discuss speech act theory after Austin, and (III) extend Austin’s speech act theory by developing the concept of the speech situation.

This handbook provides a comprehensive overview, as well as breaking new ground, in a versatile and fast growing field. It contains 4 sections: Contrastive, Cross-cultural and Intercultural Pragmatics, Interlanguage Pragmatics, Teaching and Testing of Second/Foreign Language Pragmatics, and Pragmatics in Corporate Culture Communication, covering a wide range of topics, from speech acts.

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N S. Gass & J. Neu (Eds.), Speech acts across cultures: Challenges to communication in a second language (). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.F.F. Bruce, The Speeches in the Acts of the Apostles. London: The Tyndale Press, Pbk. pp We must not consider the speeches in Acts in isolation from those in the former part of Luke’s history.

The speeches in the Third Gospel can be compared with their parallels in the.There is a covert structure of conversations, involving a number of different elements. Conversations are a series of speech acts: greetings, inquiries, congratulations, comments, invitations, requests, accusations Mixing them up or failing to observe them makes for .