Author:Gardner, Rod, Wagner, Johannes

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Second Language Conversations

By: Gardner, Rod, Wagner, Johannes

Price: $69.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.: 1/Oct/2005

Seller ID: 11505

ISBN: 0826488005


Illustrations 304 'This collection is the first to consistently adopt Conversation Analysis as an approach to second language interaction. By examining first and second language speakers' participation in a wide range of activities, it challenges the dominant view of 'nonnative speakers' as deficient communicators. Proposing instead to understand second language users' conversational participation as interactional achievement, the book makes a powerful case for 'ethnomethodological respecification' in second language research.' Professor Gabriele Kasper, University of Hawai'i Conversations inv... View more info