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Title:Back-Channel Behavior in Thai and American Casual Telephone Conversations
Author(s):Wannaruk, Anchalee
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Erica McClure
Department / Program:Education
Discipline:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Language, Linguistics
Abstract:In both languages short utterances tended to show understanding, short questions to request clarification, and laughter to display emotional response. In Thai brief restatements were likely to show agreement whereas in American English sentence completions were related to the function of understanding.
Issue Date:1997
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:161 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/80221
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9812803
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:1997


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