Culturally Speaking: Culture, Communication and Politeness Theory
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2010
This is an updated second edition of the comprehensive introduction to intercultural pragmatics, providing essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students.This comprehensive introduction to intercultural pragmatics examines the theoretical, methodological and practical issues in the analysis of talk across cultures.The book includes: an introduction to the key issues in culture and communication; an examination of cross-cultural and intercultural communication; empirical case studies from a variety of languages, including German, Greek, Japanese and Chinese; practical chapters on pragmatics research, recording and analysing data, and projects in intercultural pragmatics; exercises at the end of each chapter; and, a glossary of termsThis second edition of "Culturally Speaking" will be an essential guide for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and researchers interested in communication across cultures.