This is an introduction to pragmatics, the study of how people make sense of each other linguistically.
The author explains, and illustrates, basic concepts such as the co-operative principle, deixis, and speech acts, providing a clear, concise foundation for further study.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 152 pages, glossary, bibliography
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 06/06/1996
- Category: Sociolinguistics
- ISBN: 9780194372077