Pragmatics, Paperback



In Pragmatics, the study of meaning derived from context, Jean Stilwell Peccei offers a practical introduction to this core area of linguistics.

Pragmatics: * encourages the reader to look at different levels of meaning within sentences * provides a basic understanding of key pragmatic concepts * introduces two highly influential approaches to pragmatics: the Co-Operative Principle and Speech Act Theory * encourages the reader to apply basic analytical tools to real data, eg. advertising language and children's conversations * provides a range of activities, discussion questions, an answer key and further reading.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 106 pages, 3 black & white tables
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Sociolinguistics
  • ISBN: 9780415205238



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