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ERIC Number: EJ309279
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Understanding Misunderstandings: Cross-Cultural Pragmatic Failure in the Language Classroom.
Riley, P.
European Journal of Teacher Education, v7 n2 p127-44 1984
An investigation of the process of language teaching as communication in a cross-cultural context shows that there is potential for misunderstanding. Examples of types of errors that are pragmatic rather than grammatical are discussed. A model is presented to help understand the pragmatic error. (DF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: France