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Developing contrastive pragmatics [electronic resource] : interlanguage and cross-cultural perspectives / edited by Martin Putz, JoAnne Neff-van Aertselaer.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies on language acquisition ; 31.Publication details: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, c2008.Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 437 p.) : illISBN:
  • 9783110207217 (electronic bk.)
  • 3110207214 (electronic bk.)
  • 1282196782
  • 9781282196780
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Developing contrastive pragmatics.DDC classification:
  • 401/.41 22
LOC classification:
  • P99.4.P72 D46 2008eb
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Contents:
Frontmatter; Contents; Introduction: Developing contrastive pragmatics; A conceptual basis for intercultural pragmatics and world-wide understanding; Sociocultural conceptualizations: Schemas and metaphorical transfer as metalinguistic learning strategies for French learners of German; An investigation into the pragmatics of grammar: Cultural scripts in contrast; Argumentation patterns in different languages: An analysis of metadiscourse markers in English and Spanish texts; The management of global cultural diversity in ELT materials
Summary: The present volume is a collection of papers on Contrastive Pragmatics, involving research on interlanguage and cross-cultural perspectives with a focus on second language acquisition contexts.��The subdiscipline of pragmatics is seen from a multilingual and multicultural perspective thus contributing to an emerging field of study, i.e. intercultural pragmatics which can be made fruitful to second language teaching/learning and contrastive analysis.��The book is an important contribution to general linguistics, pragmatics, cross-cultural communication, second language acquisition, as well as min.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Description based on print version record.

Frontmatter; Contents; Introduction: Developing contrastive pragmatics; A conceptual basis for intercultural pragmatics and world-wide understanding; Sociocultural conceptualizations: Schemas and metaphorical transfer as metalinguistic learning strategies for French learners of German; An investigation into the pragmatics of grammar: Cultural scripts in contrast; Argumentation patterns in different languages: An analysis of metadiscourse markers in English and Spanish texts; The management of global cultural diversity in ELT materials

The present volume is a collection of papers on Contrastive Pragmatics, involving research on interlanguage and cross-cultural perspectives with a focus on second language acquisition contexts.��The subdiscipline of pragmatics is seen from a multilingual and multicultural perspective thus contributing to an emerging field of study, i.e. intercultural pragmatics which can be made fruitful to second language teaching/learning and contrastive analysis.��The book is an important contribution to general linguistics, pragmatics, cross-cultural communication, second language acquisition, as well as min.

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