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Guest Editorial : Language as action

Nevile, Maurice; Rendle-Short, Johanna

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The theme of this Special Issue, ‘language as action’, reflects the contributors’ interest in what, and how, people do things with language, and particularly spoken language. The papers here have in common a concern for investigating language-in-use in ordinary social life, and how language can both shape, and be shaped by, its use in particular social settings. More specifically, the papers share the interest of conversation analysis (CA) in the language of real-time naturally occurring...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorNevile, Maurice
dc.contributor.authorRendle-Short, Johanna
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-08T22:24:44Z
dc.identifier.issn0155-0640
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/33128
dc.description.abstractThe theme of this Special Issue, ‘language as action’, reflects the contributors’ interest in what, and how, people do things with language, and particularly spoken language. The papers here have in common a concern for investigating language-in-use in ordinary social life, and how language can both shape, and be shaped by, its use in particular social settings. More specifically, the papers share the interest of conversation analysis (CA) in the language of real-time naturally occurring interaction, for uncovering the practices and processes of reasoning by which participants create and make sense of what it is they are doing, of what is going on.
dc.publisherApplied Linguistics Association of Australia
dc.sourceAustralian Review of Applied Linguistics
dc.titleGuest Editorial : Language as action
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume30
dc.date.issued2007
local.identifier.absfor200401 - Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
local.identifier.absfor200403 - Discourse and Pragmatics
local.identifier.absfor160899 - Sociology not elsewhere classified
local.identifier.ariespublicationu4002960xPUB99
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationNevile, Maurice, Administrative Division, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationRendle-Short, Johanna, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
dc.dc.identifiersThe theme of this Special Issue, ‘language as action’, reflects the contributors’ interest in what, and how, people do things with language, and particularly spoken language. The papers here have in common a concern for investigating language-in-use in ordinary social life, and how language can both shape, and be shaped by, its use in particular social settings. More specifically, the papers share the interest of conversation analysis (CA) in the language of real-time naturally occurring interaction, for uncovering the practices and processes of reasoning by which participants create and make sense of what it is they are doing, of what is going on.
local.bibliographicCitation.issue3
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage30.1
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage13
local.identifier.doi10.2104/aral0730
dc.date.updated2015-12-08T08:59:00Z
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