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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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TESL 550/5322 - Language Pragmatics (3 cr.)


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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