Second Language Pragmatics

Second Language Pragmatics : From Theory to Research

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Popular methods in the Second Language Pragmatics have been stuck in the theoretical past; Second Language Pragmatics: From Theory to Research aims to reinvigorate this field, pointing the way forward to new methodologies that can drive, or be driven by, new theoretical developments. With a unique combination of leading international expertise in general pragmatics, L2 pragmatics and research methodology, the authors describe in detail the methods, including the most recent techniques, by which pragmatics of all types can be pursued in L2 contexts. This volume argues that L2 pragmatics research needs to expand from its initial base by drawing from a wider range of sources, such as Corpus Linguistics and Psycholinguists. Clear, accessible and practical, Second Language Pragmatics will be valuable to novice and seasoned researchers alike in second language pragmatics, general pragmatics and second language acquisition more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 6 Tables, black and white; 10 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1138911763
  • 9781138911765

About Jonathan Culpeper

Jonathan Culpeper is Professor of English Language and Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University, UK. His major publications includeã Impoliteness: Using Language to Cause Offence (2011) and Pragmatics and the English Languageã (2014; with Michael Haugh). Until recently, he was co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Pragmatics. Alison Mackey is Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University and Lancaster University.ã She is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, official journal of the American Association for Applied Linguistics. She is the co-editor of the Mildenberger prize-winning The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition (2012; with Susan M. Gass) and has written/co-written/edited fifteen books in the field of applied linguistics and more than 75 journal articles and book chapters. Naoko Taguchi is Professor in the Modern Languages Department at Carnegie Mellon University, USA, where she teaches in SLA and Japanese language and culture. She has authored/co-authored several books, includingã Second Language Pragmaticsã (2017) andã Developing Interactional Competence in a Japanese Study Abroad Contextã (2015). She is the co-editor of a new journal, Applied more

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Second Language Pragmatics 2. Language production: The conceptual background 3. L2 pragmatic production: Data elicitation methods 4. Language comprehension and awareness: Conceptual background 5. Data Elicitation Methods in L2 Pragmatic Comprehension and Awareness 6. Interaction: Conceptual background 7. Data elicitation methods in L2 Pragmatic Interaction 8. Conclusions Glossary References Indexshow more