Essays about: "pragmatics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 essays containing the word pragmatics.

  1. 1. How Teachers Teach Pragmatics in Swedish Upper Secondary School : A teacher survey investigating Swedish teachers’ perspective on pragmatics

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Jennifer Bergman; [2022]
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  2. 2. Do we even care about politeness anymore? : A mixed-methods study of societal perceptions on pragmatic competence in English

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Nellie Lindqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Cross-cultural pragmatics; ELF; speech-act theory; politeness theory; sociopragmatic competence; sociolinguistics;

    Abstract : Politeness is viewed as an admirable trait by most people, yet what it means to be polite is arguably a controversial issue when it comes to using English, as people of different ages, education levels, and proficiency levels use English daily, and may have different views on politeness. These observations raise questions about whether there are certain universal pragmatic rules, or if pragmatic rules are primarily language- and/or culture-specific. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards a Composite Notion of ‘what is said’

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Author : Daniel Delgado; [2022]
    Keywords : Semantics; Pragmatics; Språkfilosofi;

    Abstract : If, when asked whether you want more beer, you utter, ‘I’ve had enough’, your interlocutor knows that you have had enough of beer. That is, from the literal content of ‘I’ve had enough’, your interlocutor infers that you say, ‘I’ve had enough [of beer]’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Expressing hate : How overt and covert hate speech operates online

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Tove Fäldt; [2021]
    Keywords : pragmatics; hate speech; dog-whistles; covert hate speech;

    Abstract : This thesis highlights the complex ways in which hate speech operates online, which ties into more general debates on online hate speech as something special. One way of elucidating this complexity is by dividing online hate speech into overt and covert. READ MORE

  5. 5. Classroom Discourse and Aspects of Conversation Analysis : A qualitative study on student-to-student interaction during group discussion in EFL classrooms

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Anastasia Maziani; [2021]
    Keywords : classroom discourse; group discussions; conversation analysis. Speech Act Theory; locution; illocution; discursive devices; turn-taking; hedges; the sociocultural theory; Vygotsky; scaffolding.;

    Abstract : This study aimed to analyse organised interaction and assigned discussions occurring between students in EFL classrooms. It was conducted in order to identify the value-added in terms of learning by using discussion groups. READ MORE