TAILIEUCHUNG - Speaking naturally

In all languages the forms people use when speaking fomally are differnet from those used informally. In English we tend to use formal speech with stangers and people of higher status, and informal speech with family, friends, and colleagues. | Communication Skills in American English Bruce Tillitt Mary Newton Bruder Speaking Naturally Communication Skills in American English Bruce Tillitt Mary Newton Bruder Cambridge UNIVERSITY PRESS PUBLISHED BY THE PRESS SYNDICATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE The Pitt Building Trumpington Street Cambridge United Kingdom CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS The Edinburgh Building Cambridge CB2 2RU UK 40 West 20th Street New York NY 10011-4211 USA 10 Stamford Road Oakleigh Melbourne 3166 Australia Cambridge University Press 1985 This book is in copyright. Subject to statutory exception and to the provisions of relevant collective licensing agreements no reproduction of any part may take place without the written permission of Cambridge University Press. First published 1985 Twelfth printing 1999 Printed in the United States of America Typeset in Sabon Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Tillitt Bruce. Speaking Naturally. 1. English language - Text-books for foreign speakers. 2. English language - United States -Spoken English. 3. Speech acts Linguistics I. Bruder Mary Newton 1939-. II. Title. 1985 4 84-5875 ISBN 0 521 27130 4 paperback ISBN 0 521 25007 2 cassette Book Design by Peter Ducker Illustrations by Jean Chandler Cover design by Frederick Charles Ltd. Cover illustration by Tom Ickert Cassette production by The Sun .