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Pragmatics and Discourse

A Resource Book for Students, 2nd Edition

By Joan Cutting

Routledge – 2008 – 256 pages

Series: Routledge English Language Introductions

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Description

Pragmatics and Discourse:

  • has been revised and reorganized to place more emphasis on pragmatics
  • covers the core areas of the subject: Context and Co-Text, Speech Act Theory, Conversation Analysis, Exchange Structure, Interactional Sociolinguistics, the Cooperative Principle, Politeness Theory and extends to more applied areas: Corpus Linguistics and Communities of Practice, and Intercultural Pragmatics, Interlanguage Pragmatics and Language Learning
  • draws on a wealth of texts: from Bend it Like Beckham and The Motorcycle Diaries to political speeches, newspaper extracts and blogs
  • provides classic readings from the key names in the discipline, from Sperber and Wilson to Fairclough, Wodak and Gumperz
  • is accompanied by a supporting website.

Key features of the new edition include: two new strands on Corpora and Communities and Culture and Language Learning; the merging of two strands on Context and Co-Text; new material from speaker-based cognitive linguistics; updated references; and fresh examples and exercises.

Written by an experienced teacher and author, this accessible textbook is an essential resource for all students of English language and linguistics.

The accompanying website to this book can be found at: http://www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415446679.

Contents

Part 1: Introduction: Concepts in Pragmatics and Discourse 1. Context and Co-Text 2. Speech Acts 3. Conversation 4. Co-Operative Principle 5. Politeness 6. Corpora and Communities 7. Culture and Language Learning Part 2: Development: Studies in Pragmatics 8. Context and Co-Text 9. Speech Acts 10. Conversation 11. Co-Operative Principle 12. Politeness 13. Corpora and Communities 14. Culture and Language Learning Part 3: Exploration: Data for Investigation 15. Context and Co-Text 16. Speech Acts 17. Conversation 18. Co-Operative Principle 19. Politeness 20. Corpora and Communities 21. Culture and Language Learning Part 4: Extension: Readings 22. Context and Co-Text 23. Speech Acts 24. Conversation 25. Co-Operative Principle 26. Politeness 27. Corpora and Communities 28. Culture and Language Learning

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Description: By Joan Cutting. Pragmatics and Discourse: has been revised and reorganized to place more emphasis on pragmatics covers the core areas of the subject: Context and Co-Text, Speech Act Theory, Conversation Analysis, Exchange Structure, Interactional Sociolinguistics, the...
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