talking up close n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Talking Up Close PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Talking Up Close

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 9

Talking Up Close - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 128 Views
  • Uploaded on

Talking Up Close. By Deborah Tannen. Deborah Tannen (1945). was born in Brooklyn, NY received her Ph.D. in linguistics from UC Berkeley is University Professor and Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University is the world’s most famous linguist.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Talking Up Close' - lajos


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
talking up close

Talking Up Close

By Deborah Tannen

deborah tannen 1945
Deborah Tannen (1945)
  • was born in Brooklyn, NY
  • received her Ph.D. in linguistics from UC Berkeley
  • is University Professor and Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University
  • is the world’s most famous linguist.
  • is best known as the author of You Just Don’t Understand:Women and Men in conversation, which was on the New York Times best seller list.
talking up close1
Talking Up Close
  • She mentions about using conversations to connect other people in many styles. She also gives several examples to define and explain her ideas.
male female
Male : Female
  • Male speakers are more likely to be confrontational by arguing and taking opposing stands.
  • While, females are more likely to avoid confrontation by supporting, and making suggestions.
in many cultures argument can make connection to others
In many cultures, argument can make connection to others
  • German speakers who like to discuss about combative topic such as politics and religion.
  • Example, German students try to show their friendliness to American students by provoking heated arguments about American foreign policy.
in many cultures argument can make connection to others1
In many cultures, argument can make connection to others
  • Greek speakers routinely disagree when they actually agree.

George: I’ve got burgundy shoes, but the belt’s got black in it too.

Kakava: Does it have black in it? Let me see.

George: It has a stripe in it that’s kind of brown.

Alkis: Drak brown.

George: It’s kind of dark.

Alkis: It’s tobacco-colored, dummy! It goes with everything.

George: Tobacco-colored? What are you talking about?!

Are you color-blind?!

why is it impossible to determine what a way of speaking really means
Why is it impossible to determine what a way of speaking “really means”?

What does Tannen mean by “status differences”?

The discussion of fighting, silence, and interrupting is intended to show that it is impossible to determine what a way of speaking “really means” because that same way of speaking can create either status differences or connection, or both in the same time.