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Pragmatics (Hardcover) (Jean Stilwell Peccei)

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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.

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.
Number of Pages: 96
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Series Title: Language Workbooks
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Jean Stilwell Peccei
Language: English
Street Date: July 17, 2015
TCIN: 16897844
UPC: 9781138834392
Item Number (DPCI): 247-42-7367
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