Dec 06, 2022  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [Published 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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