The Spoken Language in a Multimodal Context

The Spoken Language in a Multimodal Context

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Recently, research in the Humanities is showing an increasing interest in exactly how language and other semiotic resources support each other. The eighteen articles of this book focus on the interplay between spoken language and other modalities and address a spectrum of cross-modal resources and their functions. They also discuss how multimodal resources are exploited to increase communicative effectiveness and broaden accessibility to knowledge. This is illustrated with examples from discourse types including dramatic, literary and audiovisual texts, Facebook communication and chats, comics and audio-guides. The volume will be of interest to scholars of linguistics, translation studies, museology and education, and for readers interested in the wide array of possibilities that multimodal texts open up for meaning-making.... competence in Italian, which is their L1, in describing, through written productions, experiences related to learning and school issues. ... (since students have completed pre-service teacher training); 3) everyday life experiences related to school contexts, in order to test lexical competence in describing simple, daily situations at school. For the first paper, related to learning experiences with a high level of abstraction, we asked students to read and make a 250-word summary of ananbsp;...


Title:The Spoken Language in a Multimodal Context
Author: Jenny Brumme, Sandra Falbe
Publisher:Frank & Timme GmbH - 2013-11-20
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