[lg policy] Fwd: English for Diplomatic Purposes

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 16:34:16 UTC 2015

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Subject: English for Diplomatic Purposes
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*Advance Information*


Edited by Patricia Friedrich (Arizona State University )


This ground-breaking volume brings together the perspectives of researchers
and practitioners to discuss the needs of those using and learning English
for Diplomatic Purposes. It includes exercises intended to help students,
teachers and practicing diplomats reflect on their language in domains
including negotiation, compassion and disagreement.



1. Patricia Friedrich and Francisco Gomes de Matos: Toward a Nonkilling

2. Noriko Ishihara: Softening or Intensifying Your Language in Oppositional
Talk: Disagreeing Agreeably or Defiantly

3. Josette LeBlanc: Compassionate English Communication for Diplomatic

4. Andy Kirkpatrick, Sophiaan Subhan and Ian Walkinshaw: English as a
Lingua Franca in East and Southeast Asia: Implications for Diplomatic and
Intercultural Communication

5. Patricia Friedrich: World Englishes and Peace Linguistics: Their
Contribution to English for Diplomatic Purposes

6. Danton Ford and Paul Kim: Negotiation in English

7. Biljana Scott: Force and Grace

8. Francisco Gomes de Matos: Pedagogy of Positiveness Applied To English
for Diplomatic Purposes

9. Patricia Friedrich: Conclusion

*Editor Information*

Patricia Friedrich is Associate Professor of Rhetoric and
Composition/Linguistics at Arizona State University, USA. Her research
focuses on World Englishes, Peace Linguistics, Cross-Cultural
Communication, and on applying linguistics to different realms of life. She
is the author of over 25 articles and chapters in academic journals and
publications, and she has written/edited several books including *Nonkilling
Linguistics: Practical Applications *(Center for Global Nonkilling, 2012).

*Pub Date*: c. 15/05/2016

Hbk ISBN 9781783095476

c. £89.95 / US$149.95 / CAN$179.95 / €129.95

*Format: *234 x 156

Pbk ISBN 9781783095469

c. £29.95 / US$49.95 / CAN$59.95 / €34.95

*Territory: *World

*Level: *General, Research / Professional, Text;

*Subject (BIC)*: JPSD Diplomacy, ES ELT: English for Specific Purposes, JPS
International Relations, GTC Communication Studies

*Pages: *c. 240pp

Publication date: c. 15/05/2016

Ebook versions are also available.

This title is available on the Multilingual Matters website:

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