Oct 18, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog
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APLN 550/5322 - Language Pragmatics (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
 

Description
Definition of pragmatics. Relation of pragmatics to semantics, syntax and sociolinguistics. Speech act theory. Directness and indirectness. The Cooperative Principle, principles of politeness, Relevance Theory. Cross-linguistic/cultural application. Relevance to language teaching.



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