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The Pragmatics of Catalan [electronic resource].

By: Payrat�o, Llu�is.
Contributor(s): Cots, Josep.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berlin : De Gruyter Mouton, 2011Description: 1 online resource (400 p.).ISBN: 9783110238693 (electronic bk.); 3110238691 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Catalan language -- Discourse analysis | Catalan language -- Spoken Catalan | Catalan language | Language and languages | Catalan language -- Spoken Catalan | Catalan language -- Discourse analysis | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / MiscellaneousGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Pragmatics of CatalanDDC classification: 449.90145 | 449/.90145 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Catalan pragmatics and the pragmatics of Catalan; Part I. Pragmatics, grammar, and semantics; Prosody and pragmatics; Pragmatic particles at the syntax-cognition interface; Modal particles in Catalan; Person deixis in Catalan; Indirect evidence in Catalan: A case study; Catalan interjections; Part II. Pragmatics, discourse, sociocultural aspects, and language contact; Pragmatic coherence as a multimodal feature: Illustrative cospeech gestures, events, and states; "Here, many stories begin on a paper napkin". Argumentation in Catalan discourse
Politeness and cultural styles of speaking in CatalanMetaphor and style in Catalan; Doing learning languages in a multilingual context: Pragmatic aspects of classroom discourse in Catalonia; Catalan-Spanish language contact in social interaction; Index;
Summary: This book aims to disseminate at an international level a set of innovative studies whose descriptive and applied point of reference is the Catalan language. The volume constitutes a significant contribution to the field of intercultural pragmatics and also to a broad range of grammatical and cognitive issues which have been approached from the pragmatic perspective.
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Introduction: Catalan pragmatics and the pragmatics of Catalan; Part I. Pragmatics, grammar, and semantics; Prosody and pragmatics; Pragmatic particles at the syntax-cognition interface; Modal particles in Catalan; Person deixis in Catalan; Indirect evidence in Catalan: A case study; Catalan interjections; Part II. Pragmatics, discourse, sociocultural aspects, and language contact; Pragmatic coherence as a multimodal feature: Illustrative cospeech gestures, events, and states; "Here, many stories begin on a paper napkin". Argumentation in Catalan discourse

Politeness and cultural styles of speaking in CatalanMetaphor and style in Catalan; Doing learning languages in a multilingual context: Pragmatic aspects of classroom discourse in Catalonia; Catalan-Spanish language contact in social interaction; Index;

This book aims to disseminate at an international level a set of innovative studies whose descriptive and applied point of reference is the Catalan language. The volume constitutes a significant contribution to the field of intercultural pragmatics and also to a broad range of grammatical and cognitive issues which have been approached from the pragmatic perspective.

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