Augmented Communication as a Modern Phenomenon in Ordinary Speech

  • Richard S. PinnerEmail author


Augmented communication is presented as it relates to people with normal speech who utilise digital devices naturally as part of their face-to-face conversations. Special attention is placed on context, identity and community by highlighting narrative samples from the data in the form of vignettes, each of which is designed to introduce one of the four types of augmented communication.


Digital communication Face-to-face interactions Technology Language Applied linguistics Sociolinguistics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of English LiteratureSophia UniversityTokyoJapan

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