ERIC Number: EJ439212
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
The Influence of Pragmatic Competence on the Likeability of Grade-School Children.
Place, Karen S.; Becker, Judith A.
Discourse Processes, v14 n2 p227-41 Apr-Jun 1991
Examines the impact 4 pragmatic skills (requesting, turn taking, responding promptly when spoken to, and maintaining the logic of the conversation) have on likeability, as seen by 10-year-old girls. Finds that display of pragmatic competence resulted in higher likeability and more positive descriptions. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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