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Discourse markers in native and non-native English discourse [electronic resource] / Simone M�uller.

By: M�uller, Simone.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Pragmatics & beyond: new ser., 138.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., c2005Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 290 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789027293961 (electronic bk.); 9027293961 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): English language -- Discourse analysis | English language -- Spoken English | English language -- Connectives | English language -- Particles | Discourse markers | Anglais (Langue) -- Analyse du discours | Anglais (Langue) -- Anglais parl�e | Anglais (Langue) -- Connecteurs | Anglais (Langue) -- Particules | Marqueurs du discours | REFERENCE | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- VocabularyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Discourse markers in native and non-native English discourse.DDC classification: 401/.41 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Discourse Markers in Native and Non-native English Discourse; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; List of tables; List of figures; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. So; 3. Well; 4. You know; 5. Like; 6. Conclusion; Notes; References; Appendix 1. Summary of the movie; Appendix 2.1. Questionnaire used in Long Beach; Appendix 2.2. Questionnaire used in Giessen; Appendix 3. Transcription symbols; Author index; Subject index; The Pragmatics & Beyond New Series;
Summary: While discourse markers have been examined in some detail, little is known about their usage by non-native speakers. This book provides valuable insights into the functions of four discourse markers (so, well, you know and like) in native and non-native English discourse, adding to both discourse marker literature and to studies in the pragmatics of learner language. It presents a thorough analysis on the basis of a substantial parallel corpus of spoken language. In this corpus, American students who are native speakers of English and German non-native speakers of English retell and discuss a.
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Originally presented as author's thesis (doctoral)--Justus-Liebig University, 2004.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-269) and indexes.

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Discourse Markers in Native and Non-native English Discourse; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; List of tables; List of figures; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. So; 3. Well; 4. You know; 5. Like; 6. Conclusion; Notes; References; Appendix 1. Summary of the movie; Appendix 2.1. Questionnaire used in Long Beach; Appendix 2.2. Questionnaire used in Giessen; Appendix 3. Transcription symbols; Author index; Subject index; The Pragmatics & Beyond New Series;

While discourse markers have been examined in some detail, little is known about their usage by non-native speakers. This book provides valuable insights into the functions of four discourse markers (so, well, you know and like) in native and non-native English discourse, adding to both discourse marker literature and to studies in the pragmatics of learner language. It presents a thorough analysis on the basis of a substantial parallel corpus of spoken language. In this corpus, American students who are native speakers of English and German non-native speakers of English retell and discuss a.

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