ERIC Number: EJ623310
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Pragmatic Competence: A Longitudinal Observation.
Kasanga, L. A.
Indian Journal of Applied Linguistics, v25 n1-2 p87-104 Jan-Dec 1999
Focuses on the development of pragmatic competence by adult non-native users of English. One aim of the study was to verify whether exposure to models of requesting devices used by a competent user would be beneficial to a less competent user. Results suggest that such exposure is beneficial. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Applied Language Studies in Southern Africa.