Semantics & pragmatics

    Pragmatics for Language Educators: A Sociolinguistic Perspective

    By Virginia LoCastro

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    Making pragmatics accessible to a wide range of learners and teachers without dumbing down the content of the field, this text raises awareness and increases knowledge and understanding of how human beings use language in real situations to engage in social action and fosters the ability to think critically about...

    Critical Pragmatics: An Inquiry into Reference and Communication

    By Kepa Korta

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    Explains why critical pragmatics provides insight into how language study fits within the broader picture of human thought and action.

    Making Semantics Pragmatic

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    A collection of invited papers that intends to explore the nature of the semantics/pragmatics interface by examining the extent to which the analysis of certain expressions or constructions can be pragmaticised. It contains papers that address the topic of 'making pragmatics semantic'.

    Introducing Pragmatics in Use

    By Svenja Adolphs

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    ''Introducing Pragmatics in Use'' is a lively and accessible introduction to pragmatics, which both covers theory and applies it to real spoken and written data.

    Interpersonal Pragmatics

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    Focuses on the interpersonal aspects of language in use, exploring key concepts such as face, im/politeness, identity, or gender, as well as mitigation, respect/deference, and humour in a variety of settings. This book provides a multifaceted perspective on both theoretical and applied approaches to the role of language in relational...

    Introducing Semantics

    By Nick Riemer

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    An introduction to the study of meaning in language for undergraduate students.

    Key Terms in Pragmatics

    By Nicholas Allott

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    Part of the "Key Terms" series, this book presents a study of pragmatics with an introduction organized by key terms, including short intellectual biographies of key thinkers, and a list of key works for further reading. It is suitable for students of linguistics and language and communication, pragmatics and logic...

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