ERIC Number: EJ420176
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Congruence in Native and Nonnative Conversations: Status Balance in the Academic Advising Session.
Bardovi-Harlig, Kathleen; Hartford, Beverly S.
Language Learning, v40 n4 p467-501 Dec 1990
Examines status in institutional discourse and identifies congruence as a factor in the success of native and nonnative speakers. Nonnative speakers suffered from a lack of context-specific pragmatic competence involving the use of status preserving strategies and appropriate content for noncongruent speech acts. (21 references) (JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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