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Sidnell, Jack

Conversation Analysis: An Introduction

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Combining the main findings, methods and analytic techniques of this central approach to language and social interaction, along with real-life examples and step-by-step explanations, Conversation Analysis is the ideal student guide to the field.

  • Introduces the main findings, methods and analytic techniques of conversation analysis (CA) – a growing interdisciplinary field exploring language and social interaction

  • Provides an engaging historical overview of the field, along with detailed coverage of the key findings in each area of CA and a guide to current research

  • Examines the way talk is composed, and how conversation structures highlight aspects of human behavior

  • Focuses on the most important domains of organization in conversation, including turn-taking, action sequencing, repair, stories, openings and closings, and the effect of context

  • Includes real-life examples and step-by-step explanations, making it an ideal guide for students navigating this growing field

Keywords: discourse, sociolinguistics, language in society, interaction, CA

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
280 pages
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444317510
Printed ISBN
9781405159005

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