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Janicki, Karol

Confusing Discourse

Janicki, Karol - Confusing Discourse, ebook

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Table of contents

1. What are You Talking About? — Language and Abstraction
Karol Janicki

2. Learning New Words — How We Develop Meaning
Karol Janicki

3. Words are Not What They Refer to — The Map is Not the Territory
Karol Janicki

4. Words, Words, Words…, and Tables, Cars and Elephants — Intensional and Extensional Orientation
Karol Janicki

5. The Good Guys and the Bad Guys — Two-Valued and Multi-Valued Orientation
Karol Janicki

6. The Unfortunate Word ‘is’: ‘Is’ of Identity and ‘is’ of Predication; E-Prime
Karol Janicki

7. Can You Tell the Difference? — Non-Verbal Phenomena, Descriptions, and Inferences
Karol Janicki

8. Can You Imagine It? — The Role of Visualization and Context in Understanding Discourse
Karol Janicki

9. No Bamboozlement, Please — How to Disclose Others’ Equivocation and Make Your Own Discourse Less Confusing and Easier to Understand — A Summary and Some Warnings
Karol Janicki

10. Conclusion: Can We Go Bananas? Discourse and Health
Karol Janicki

Keywords: Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Communication Studies, Semantics, Language Teaching

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
246 pages
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230250925
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31295-5

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