Sociolinguistics

Discourse Strategies

John J. Gumperz

The Pragmatics of Politeness

Lancaster University) Leech Emeritus Professor of English Linguistics Geoffrey (Emeritus Professor of English Linguistics

The Textual Society

Edwina Taborsky

Language Contact in Amazonia

James Cook University) Aikhenvald Cairns Institute Alexandra (Professor and Research Leader

Niuean: Predicates and Arguments in an Isolating Language

University of Toronto) Mass Department of Linguistics Professor Emeritus Department of Linguistics Diane (Professor Emeritus

Sorry About That: The Language of Public Apology

Southern Oregon University) Battistella Professor of English Edwin L. (Professor of English