Intercultural Communication for Everyday Life

Author: John R. Baldwin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118559010
Format: PDF, ePub
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Written for students studying intercultural communication for thefirst time, this textbook gives a thorough introduction to inter-and cross-cultural concepts with a focus on practical applicationand social action. Provides a thorough introduction to inter- and cross-culturalconcepts for beginning students with a focus on practicalapplication and social action Defines “communication” broadly using authors froma variety of sub disciplines and incorporating scientific,humanistic, and critical theory Constructs a complex version of culture using examples fromaround the world that represent a variety of differences, includingage, sex, race, religion, and sexual orientation Promotes civic engagement with cues toward individualintercultural effectiveness and giving back to the community insocially relevant ways Weaves pedagogy throughout the text with student-centeredexamples, text boxes, applications, critical thinking questions, aglossary of key terms, and online resources for students andinstructors Online resources for students and instructorsavailable upon publication at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/baldwin"www.wiley.com/go/baldwin/a

Exploring Intercultural Communication

Author: Zhu Hua
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136029761
Format: PDF, Docs
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Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies, or taking an introductory MA course as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are also ideal for language professionals returning to academic study. The books take an innovative 'practice to theory' approach, with a 'back-to-front' structure. This leads the reader from real-world problems and issues, through a discussion of intervention and how to engage with these concerns, before finally relating these practical issues to theoretical foundations. Additional features include tasks with commentaries, a glossary of key terms, and an annotated further reading section. Exploring Intercultural Communication investigates the role of language in intercultural communication, paying particular attention to the interplay between cultural diversity and language practice. This book brings together current or emerging strands and themes in the field by examining how intercultural communication permeates our everyday life, what we can do to achieve effective and appropriate intercultural communication, and why we study language, culture and identity together. The focus is on interactions between people from various cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and regards intercultural communication as a process of negotiating meaning, cultural identities, and – above all – differences between ourselves and others. Including global examples from a range of genres, this book is an essential read for students taking language and intercultural communication modules within Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Education or Communication Studies courses.

Composing Relationships Communication in Everyday Life

Author: Julia Wood
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0534517196
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The routine interactions we have day-in, day-out are the ones that most decisively shape our identities and the quality and durability of our relationships. In COMPOSING RELATIONSHIPS: COMMUNICATION IN EVERYDAY LIFE (WITH INFOTRAC) you’ll see how relationships grow primarily out of so-called small talk between friends and romantic partners, rituals in families, and commonplace norms in organizations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Human Communication in Everyday Life

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1467280445
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Human Communication in Everyday Life. In this book, you will learn topics such as Messages and Meanings, Messages and Relationships, Selectivity and Attribution, and Understanding and Influencing Attitudes and Behaviors plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Intercultural Communication Ideology

Author: Adrian Holliday
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446243190
Format: PDF, ePub
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"Taking on issues normally left in the margins, Intercultural Communication and Ideology revises the way we think of intercultural communication by insisting that we consider its ideological component. In this brilliant and engaging book about culture and the interstices that comprise the grounds for our interactions, Adrian Holliday shows us the necessity for a cosmopolitan process that expands the basis of our intercultural work." - Molefi Kete Asante, Temple University "Adrian Holliday’s highly readable and thought provoking volume is a welcome addition to the existing body of work on intercultural communication and ideology... With its comprehensive coverage of studies in the field and critical discussion of dominant theoretical paradigms, this refreshing book provides a valuable resource for both students and experienced researchers but also everyone interested in intercultural communication. An authoritative and open minded book the field will embrace." - Jo Angouri, University of the West of England Although communication is central to the humanities and social sciences, the inter-cultural level is often, peculiarly, left out of accounts. So what is intercultural communication? How does it relate to global processes and questions of identity? This comprehensive book examines the main features of intercultural communication. It critically examines the main positions in the field. It addresses intercultural communication within the context of global politics, both addressing the specific problems that derive from Western ideology and setting out an agenda for research. The book investigates categories of cultural action and itemizes the machinery for the illumination of inter-cultural processes. Holliday shows how a dialogue between national structures and creative universal cultural skills can be carried on in new locations, relating intercultural communication to theories of multiculturalism, cosmopolitanism and globalization, while also exploring how ideology permeates inter-cultural processes and develops an alternative 'grammar' of culture.

Handbook of Intercultural Communication

Author: Helga Kotthoff
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110198584
Format: PDF
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In today’s globalized world of international contact and multicultural interaction, effective intercultural communication is increasingly seen as a pre-requisite for social harmony and organisational success. This handbook takes a ?problem-solving? approach to the various issues that arise in real-life intercultural interaction. The editors have brought together experts from a range of disciplines, including linguistics, psychology and anthropology, to provide a multidisciplinary perspective on the field, whilst simultaneously anchoring it in Applied Linguistics. Key features: provides a state-of-the-art description of different areas in the context of intercultural communication presents a critical appraisal of the relevance of the field offers solutions of everyday language-related problems international handbook with contributions from renown experts in the field

Interpersonal Communication Everyday Encounters

Author: Julia T. Wood
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305544994
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Written by leading scholar and award-winning teacher Julia T. Wood, INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: EVERYDAY ENCOUNTERS, 8e relates theory and skills directly to students' everyday interactions as it delivers a solid introduction to interpersonal communication. Completely up to date, the new Eighth Edition integrates the latest communication research, including findings from more than 125 new sources. Reflecting the author's expertise in gender and social diversity, the text includes an unparalleled focus on diversity. The new edition also features increased coverage of social media and an expanded emphasis on ethical choices. It addresses such timely issues as emotional intelligence and forgiveness, interracial relationships, safe sex, ways to deal with abuse from intimates, race-related differences between conflict styles, and the power of language. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Translational Action and Intercultural Communication

Author: Kristin Buhrig
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317641280
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Translation and interpreting studies and intercultural communication have so far largely been treated as separate disciplines. Translational Action and Intercultural Communication offers an overview of a range of different theoretical and methodological approaches to examining the hitherto largely ignored connection between the two research strands. Drawing on three key concepts ('functional equivalence', 'dilated speech situation' and 'intercultural understanding'), this interdisciplinary volume attempts to interrelate the following thematic strands: procedures of mediating between cultures in translational action, problems of intercultural communication in translational action, and insights into intercultural communication based on analyses of translational action. The volume features both contrastive papers and papers which investigate communicative events in actu. The analyses presented deal with a variety of genres and types of interaction, including children's books, speech acts in dramatic text, popular science and economic texts, excerpts from intercultural university encounters, phatic talk, toast giving and medical communication.