Analysing professional genres /

An understanding of genres in communication (written and spoken) is essential to professional success. This volume studies situationally appropriate responses in professional communication in face-to-face interaction and distance communication, from a socio-cognitive point of view. A traditional rhe...

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Other Authors: Trosborg, Anna, 1937-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2000.
Series:Pragmatics & beyond ; new ser. 74.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:An understanding of genres in communication (written and spoken) is essential to professional success. This volume studies situationally appropriate responses in professional communication in face-to-face interaction and distance communication, from a socio-cognitive point of view. A traditional rhetorical approach does not give much insight in the ways in which genres are embedded in communicative activity or how actors draw upon genre knowledge to perform effectively. However, if genres are considered as embedded in social interaction "as typified forms of typified circumstances", the rich d
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvi, 255 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9789027283764
9027283761
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9781283174640
9786613174642
6613174645
155619921X
9781556199219
9027250898
9789027250896
ISSN:0922-842X ;