Developing contrastive pragmatics [electronic resource] : interlanguage and cross-cultural perspectives / edited by Martin Putz, JoAnne Neff-van Aertselaer.Material type: TextSeries: Studies on language acquisition ; 31.Publication details: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 437 p.) : illISBN: 9783110207217 (electronic bk.); 3110207214 (electronic bk.); 1282196782; 9781282196780Subject(s): Pragmatics | Intercultural communication | Interlanguage (Language learning) | Second language acquisition | REFERENCE | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- VocabularyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Developing contrastive pragmatics.DDC classification: 401/.41 LOC classification: P99.4.P72 | D46 2008ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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.