Language, Culture, and Communication: The Meaning of Messages (5th Edition)
Publish Date: 2007-10-12
Author: Nancy Bonvillain
Using data from cultures and languages throughout the world to highlight both similarities and differences in human languagesthis text explores the many interconnections among language, culture, and communicative meaning. It examines the multi-faceted meanings and uses of language and emphasizes the ways that language encapsulates speakers' meanings and intentions.