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Pragmatics

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 8mm | 140g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Impr.
  • 0194372073
  • 9780194372077
  • 194,571

Table of contents

SECTION 1; SECTION 2; SECTION 3; SECTION 4show more

Review quote

'The strength of this book lies in the conciseness of the description of each separate area.' - ELT Journalshow more

Review Text

This book outlines pragmatics, the study of how people make sense of each other linguistically. Basic concepts such as the cooperative principle, deixis, and speech acts are explained and illustrated, providing readers with an ideal foundation for further study.show more

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272 ratings
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2 4% (10)
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