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Author British Association for Applied Linguistics. Meeting (31st : 1997 : University of Birmingham)

Title Language at work : selected papers from the annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics held at the University of Birmingham, September 1997 / edited by Susan Hunston
Published Clevedon [England] : Association in association with Multilingual Matters, [1998]
©1998
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 167 pages) : illustrations
Series British studies in applied linguistics ; 13
British studies in applied linguistics ; 13
Contents 1 Institutions, Writing and Talk in Environmental Discourse / Greg Myers 1 -- 2 Negotiating Training: Shifting participant frameworks in the workplace / Kristina Bennert 14 -- 3 Relational Management in Chinese-British Business Meetings / Helen Spencer-Oatey, Jianyu Xing 31 -- 4 A Pragmatic Approach to Language Use at Work / Eunice Tang, Christina Ng 47 -- 5 Facework and Instructor Goals in the Step Aerobics Workout / Judy Delin 56 -- 6 Translating Across Cultures / Susan Bassnett 72 -- 7 Why Isn't Translation Impossible? / John E. Joseph 86 -- 8 Translation as Intercultural Conflict / Stephen Thomas 98 -- 9 Insiders and Outsiders: Translating in a bilingual research project / Deirdre Martin, Jane Stuart-Smith, Kuldip Kaur Dhesi 109 -- 10 Opening Lines of Questions from the Floor / Joan Cutting 123 -- 11 Why Ask Questions in Monologue? Language choice at work in scientific and linguistic talk / Susan Thompson 137 -- 12 Practice Into Theory: Catalysing change / J.R. Martin 151
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Applied linguistics -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Hunston, Susan, 1953-
ISBN 0585175918 (electronic bk.)
9780585175911 (electronic bk.)