Language, Culture, and Communication
Edition: 7th 2014
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Description: Explore the connections among language, culture, and communicative meaning. Using data from cultures and languages throughout the world to highlight both similarities and differences in human languages, Language, Culture and Communication, Seventh Edition, explores the many interconnections among language, culture, and communicative meaning. The text examines the multifaceted meanings and uses of language. It also emphasizes the ways in which language encapsulates speakers' meanings and intentions. Nancy Bonvillain focuses on analyzing communicative interactions, revealing how social relations are produced and reproduced through speech. The text also highlights the analysis of language ideologies, that is, the beliefs that people have about language structure itself, about language usage, and about appropriate norms for producing and evaluating speech. This 7th edition contains updated information throughout as well as several new sections. Examples of language practices in African societies have also been added. This text is available in a variety of formats – digital and print. Check your favorite digital provider for your eText, including Coursesmart, Kindle, Nook, and more. To learn more about our programs, pricing options and customization, click the Choices tab. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Recognize reputation and pattern in human speech. Understand the formation and structure of language. Have a strong understanding of the use of rhetoric in communication. Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab: ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205953565 / aluePack ISBN-13: 9780205953561
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List price: $116.20
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 2/21/2013
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall