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ERIC Number: EJ546035
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1056-7941
Developing Pragmatic Competence: A Learners-As-Researchers Approach.
Tanaka, Keiko
TESOL Journal, v6 n3 p14-18 Spr 1997
Argues that one method of successfully raising learners' awareness of the sociocultural rules of speaking a foreign language is to invite them to become researchers of that language. Concludes that while the acquisition of pragmatic competence is a slow process, appropriate activities enhance the learners' chances for academic, professional, and social success. (10 references) (CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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