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Teaching small talk for interaction. Theoretical models

Tcherpokova, Slava and Velkova, Verzhiniya (2010) Teaching small talk for interaction. Theoretical models. Limba, cultura, civilizatie . pp. 38-45. ISSN 2067-1628

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Abstract

This paper looks into the mechanisms through which learners of English can explore the potential of Small talk as a tool for articulating and validating personal beliefs. It tries to identify universal content categories of small talk and then translate those into key topics to be explored by the learner and illustrated by a personal story or anecdote. Finally it reviews the 5 discourse scenarios and proposes a simplified user friendly model of a Small talk scenario.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:small talk, speaking skills, interaction, communication.
Subjects:Language. Linguistics. Literature > Foreign language studying
ID Code:907
Deposited By: преп. Вержиния Велкова
Deposited On:18 Oct 2011 07:57
Last Modified:10 Oct 2013 07:07

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