1. Achieving Multimodal Cohesion during Intercultural Conversations

Mei-Ya Liang

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2016, , Pages 55-70

Abstract
  How do English as a lingua franca (ELF) speakers achieve multimodal cohesion on the basis of their specific interests and cultural backgrounds? From a dialogic and collaborative view of communication, this study focuses on how verbal and nonverbal modes cohere together during intercultural conversations. ...  Read More

2. Vague Language and Interpersonal Communication: An Analysis of Adolescent Intercultural Conversation

Yen-Liang Lin

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2013, , Pages 69-81

Abstract
  This paper is concerned with the analysis of the spoken language of teenagers, taken from a newly developed specialised corpus the British and Taiwanese Teenage Intercultural Communication Corpus (BATTICC). More specifically, the study employs a discourse analytical approach to examine vague language ...  Read More