Analysing Conversation An Introduction to Prosody

Analysing Conversation An Introduction to Prosody

By: Reed, Beatrice Szczepek

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Spoken interaction is impossible without prosody. Intonation, pitch register, tempo, rhythm, pausing, loudness and voice quality all contribute to the spontaneous negotiation process that is everyday talk.
This highly accessible introduction to the prosody and analysis of everyday conversation explains basic concepts and methods of interpretation using a wealth of examples from real-life conversations. Readers are introduced to the many conversational practices prosody plays a part in through sample analyses, all of which are available to listen to as downloadable audio files on the accompanying companion website: www.palgrave.com/analysingconversation
Packed with authentic examples, practical suggestions for analysis, suggestions for further reading and a helpful glossary, this clear and comprehensive guide is essential reading for students and researchers alike.

Title: Analysing Conversation An Introduction to Prosody

Author Name: Reed, Beatrice Szczepek

Categories: Teaching General,

Publisher: United Kingdom, Palgrave Macmillan: 6/Oct/2010

ISBN Number: 0230223451

ISBN Number 13: 9780230223455

Binding: Paperback

Seller ID: 21304

Description: 77 figures 272 Spoken interaction is impossible without prosody. Intonation, pitch register, tempo, rhythm, pausing, loudness and voice quality all contribute to the spontaneous negotiation process that is everyday talk. This highly accessible introduction to the prosody and analysis of everyday conversation explains basic concepts and methods of interpretation using a wealth of examples from real-life conversations. Readers are introduced to the many conversational practices prosody plays a part in through sample analyses, all of which are available to listen to as downloadable audio files on the accompanying companion website: www.palgrave.com/analysingconversation Packed with authentic examples, practical suggestions for analysis, suggestions for further reading and a helpful glossary, this clear and comprehensive guide is essential reading for students and researchers alike. (ISBN: 9780230223455 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 21304)