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Understanding pragmatics

Author: Jef Verschueren
Publisher: London : Arnold, 1999.
Series: Understanding language.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Focusing on pragmatics in its broadest sense, this text covers social, cultural and cognitive aspects. After sketching the theoretical starting point, an understanding of pragmatics as a field of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jef Verschueren
ISBN: 0340646233 9780340646236 0340646241 9780340646243
OCLC Number: 636582716
Description: 295 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction Part 1 The pragmatic perspective Language and language use Key notions Part 2 Aspects of the meaningful functioning of language Context Structure Dynamics Salience Part 3 Topics and trends Micro-pragmatic issues Macro-pragmatic issues The pragmatic landscape
Series Title: Understanding language.
Responsibility: Jef Verschueren.


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By adopting an interdisciplinary approach, the author provides a useful introduction to not only pragmatics but also discourse analysis and cognitive semantics.Forum for Modern Language Studies

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