ERIC Number: ED396547
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Pragmatics and Language Learning, Volume 4.
Bouton, Lawrence F., Ed.; Kachru, Yamuna, Ed.
The selection of papers from the 6th Annual International Conference on Pragmatics and Language Learning (Urbana, Illinois, April 1992) include: "Discourse Markers Across Language" (Bruce Fraser); "Conjunction and Causality: Pragmatics and the Lexicon" (Yael Ziv); "Situated Discourse: The Sociocultural Context of Conversation in a Second Language" (David P. Shea); "Transferability of L1 Indirect Strategies to L2 Contexts" (Satomi Takahashi); "A Cross-Cultural Comparison of the Requestive Speech Act Realization Patterns in Persian and American English" (Zohreh Eslamirasekh); "Closing Kiswahili Conversations: The Performance of Native and Non-Native Speakers" (Alwiya S. Omar); "The Use of Lexical Certainty Modifiers by Non-Native (Finnish) and Native Speakers of English" (Tarja Nikula); "Refining the DCT: Comparing Open Questionnaires and Dialogue Completion Tasks" (Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig, Beverly S. Hartford); "Assessing L2 Sociolinguistic Competence: In Search of Support from Pragmatic Theories" (Robin D. Zuskin); "Exchange Structure in the ESL Classroom: Q-A-C- and Q-CQ-A-C Sequences in Small Group Interaction" (Jane Nicholls); "Discourse Organization and Power: Towards a Pragmatics of Sales Negotiations" (Mirjaliisa Lampi); and "What Do You Include in a Narrative? A Comparison of the Written Narratives of Mexican and American Fourth and Ninth Graders" (Erica McClure, Montserrat Mir, Teresa Cadierno). (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Comparative Analysis, Contrastive Linguistics, Cultural Context, Dialogs (Language), Discourse Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Finnish, Form Classes (Languages), Grade 4, Grade 9, Group Dynamics, Interlanguage, Interpersonal Communication, Language Patterns, Language Research, Language Tests, Language Usage, Linguistic Theory, Native Speakers, North American English, Persian, Persuasive Discourse, Pragmatics, Questionnaires, Salesmanship, Second Language Learning, Second Languages, Sociocultural Patterns, Sociolinguistics, Speech Acts, Swahili, Transfer of Training, Vocabulary, Writing (Composition)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Div. of English as an International Language.