Dialogue within Discourse Communities

Dialogue within Discourse Communities

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The book explores aspects of reflexivity and interactivity in a variety of academic genres: oral and written, scientific and educational. Academic discourse is explored from a variety of perspectives that take a dialogic view of language use as their starting point, ranging from conversation analysis to descriptive or applied genre studies. Particular attention is paid to the way metadiscursive expressions contribute to a representation of the communicative procedures that characterise the ongoing (scientific and educational) dialogues.... discourse actions, purposes or goals (Crismore and Famsworth 1990). Therefore, when the writer refers the reader to other places in the text with linguistic predictions or non verbal information by using for example charts, graphs, diagramsanbsp;...

Title:Dialogue within Discourse Communities
Author:Julia Bamford, Marina Bondi
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2005-01-01


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