Turn-taking in English and Japanese

Turn-taking in English and Japanese : Projectability in Grammar, Intonation and Semantics

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This book examines turn-taking in English and Japanese conversations and political news interviews to investigate the relationship between language and interaction.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13.97mm | 489g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138993921
  • 9781138993921

About Hiroko Furo

Hiroko Furo teaches at Illinois Wesleyan University.show more

Review quote

..."the book presents detailed analysis of the data from multiple angles in a highly organized manner. It provides empirical evidence as to how English and Japanese turn-taking is structured in two distinct speech situations."-Ryuko Kubota, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hillshow more

Table of contents

Acknowledgments Dedication Table of Contents List of Charts, Figures, and Tables Transcription Conventions and Abbreviations 1: Introduction 2: Literature Review 3: Turn-taking in English Conversation 4: Turn-taking in Japanese Conversation 5: Turn-taking in U.S. Political News Interviews 6: Turn-taking in Japanese Political News Interviews 7: Completion Points 8: Speaker Changes 9: Completion Points and Speaker Changes 10: Turn-taking in English and Japanese 11: Conversation and Political News Interviews 12: Conclusion Referencesshow more