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Pragmatic markers in British English : meaning in social interaction, Kate Beeching, (electronic resource)

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Pragmatic markers in British English : meaning in social interaction
Title
Pragmatic markers in British English
Title remainder
meaning in social interaction
Statement of responsibility
Kate Beeching
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Fundamental to oral fluency, pragmatic markers facilitate the flow of spontaneous, interactional and social conversation. Variously termed 'hedges', 'fumbles' and 'conversational greasers' in earlier academic studies, this book explores the meaning, function and role of 'well', 'I mean', 'just', 'sort of', 'like' and 'you know' in British English. Adopting a sociolinguistic and historical perspective, Beeching investigates how these six commonly occurring pragmatic markers are used and the ways in which their current meanings and functions have evolved. Informed by empirical data from a wide range of contemporary and historical sources, including a small corpus of spoken English collected in 2011-14, the British National Corpus and the Old Bailey Corpus, Pragmatic Markers in British English contributes to debates about language variation and change, incrementation in adolescence and grammaticalisation and pragmaticalisation. It will be fascinating reading for researchers and students in linguistics and English, as well as non-specialists intrigued by this speech phenomenon"--
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Beeching, Kate
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • English language
  • Discourse markers
  • Pragmatics
  • Pragmatics
  • Linguistic change
  • Interlanguage (Language learning)
  • Intercultural communication
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Great Britain
Label
Pragmatic markers in British English : meaning in social interaction, Kate Beeching, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. 'Well I mean I just sort of like you know...'; 2. Corpus approaches, choice of markers and methodology; 3. Well; 4. Just; 5. You know; 6. Like; 7. Sort of; 8. I mean; 9. Conclusion
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ssj0001609135
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm)
Form of item
online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781107032767
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015037454
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001609135
Label
Pragmatic markers in British English : meaning in social interaction, Kate Beeching, (electronic resource)
Publication
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. 'Well I mean I just sort of like you know...'; 2. Corpus approaches, choice of markers and methodology; 3. Well; 4. Just; 5. You know; 6. Like; 7. Sort of; 8. I mean; 9. Conclusion
Control code
ssj0001609135
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781107032767
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015037454
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001609135

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