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Learning the arts of linguistic survival : languaging, tourism, life

Learning the arts of linguistic survival : languaging, tourism, life

Author: Alison M Phipps
Publisher: Clevedon : Channel View Publications, 2006.
Series: Tourism and cultural change, 10.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book examines what happens when tourists learn to speak other languages. From ordering a coffee to following directions the author argues for a new perception of the relationship between tourism  Read more...

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alison M Phipps
ISBN: 9781845413330 1845413334
OCLC Number: 1064628268



1. Languages, Tourism and Life

2. Educating Tourists

3. Risks

4. Way Finding

5. Pronunciation

6. Conversation

7. Games

8. Rehearsing Speech

9. Breaking English

10. Tourist Language Learners

11. Surviving



Description: 1 online resource (240 pages)
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction1. Languages, Tourism and Life2. Educating Tourists3. Risks4. Way Finding5. Pronunciation6. Conversation7. Games8. Rehearsing Speech9. Breaking English10. Tourist Language Learners11. SurvivingAfterwordBibliography
Series Title: Tourism and cultural change, 10.
Responsibility: Alison Phipps.


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Language and difference have always pushed against the boundaries of certainty, authoritarianism, and hope. In this beautifully written, poetic, and brilliantly insightful book, Alison Phipps Read more...

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