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Discovering Intercultural Communication

From Language Users to Language Use

Authors: Kim, Hyejeong, Penry Williams, Cara

  • Provides a clear and accessible contemporary overview of the key concepts and theories in the field
  • Examines communication across both writing and speaking cultures
  • Includes discourse extracts in each chapter to illustrate actual language use
  • Features activities to help consolidate students' knowledge and understanding throughout
  • Offers instructor materials hosted on springer.com with suggestions for discussion points and activities
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About this Textbook

This textbook provides a succinct, contemporary introduction to intercultural communication with a focus on actual language use. With English as a lingua franca and Communicative Accommodation Theory as the underpinning concepts, it explores communication, language use, and culture in action. Each chapter includes discourse extracts so that students can apply what they have learned to real text examples, and supplementary instructor materials including suggestions for discussion points and activities are hosted on springer.com. The book will be key reading for students taking modules on Intercultural Communication or Language, Culture and Communication as part of a degree in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, or English Language both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. 

About the authors

Hyejeong Kim is a Teacher and Researcher in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Cara Penry Williams is a Lecturer in English Language at the University of Derby, UK and an Honorary Research Fellow at La Trobe University, Australia.


Buy this book

eBook 32,09 €
price for India (gross)
  • Due: September 26, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-76595-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover 39,99 €
price for India (gross)
  • Due: September 26, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-76594-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Discovering Intercultural Communication
Book Subtitle
From Language Users to Language Use
Authors
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-76595-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-76595-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-76594-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 166
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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