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Title Investigating pragmatics in foreign language learning, teaching and testing / edited by Eva Alcón Soler and Alicia Martínez-Flor
Published Bristol, UK ; Buffalo, NY : Multilingual Matters, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 266 pages) : illustrations
Series Second language acquisition ; 30
Second language acquisition (Clevedon, England) ; 30
Contents Pragmatics in foreign language contexts / Eva Alcón Soler and Alicia Martínez-Flor -- Language socialization theory and the acquisition of pragmatics in the foreign language classroom / Margaret A. DuFon -- Talking with a classroom guest : opportunities for learning Japanese pragmatics / Yumiko Tateyama and Gabriele Kasper -- Pragmatic performance : what are learners thinking? / Tim Hassall -- Learning pragmatics in content-based classrooms / Tarja Nikula -- Computer-mediated learning of L2 pragmatics / Marta González-Lloret -- Using translation to improve pragmatic competence / Juliane House -- Effects on pragmatic development through awareness-raising instruction : refusals by Japanese EFL learners / Sachiko Kondo -- Enhancing the pragmatic competence of non-native English-speaking teacher candidates (NNESTCs) in an EFL context / Zohreh R. Eslami and Abbass Eslami-Rasekh -- Investigating interlangauge pragmatic ability : what are we testing? / Sayoko Yamashita -- Raters, functions, item types and the dependability of L2 pragmatics tests / James Dean Brown -- Rater, item and candidate effects in discourse completion tests : a FACETS approach / Carsten Roever
Summary Focuses on investigating pragmatic learning, teaching and testing in foreign language contexts. This volume presents research that investigates these three areas in different formal language learning settings and focuses on different foreign languages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Language and languages -- Study and teaching.
Pragmatics -- Study and teaching.
Second language acquisition.
Form Electronic book
Author Alcón Soler, Eva.
Martínez Flor, Alicia.
ISBN 1847690866 (electronic bk.)
9781847690869 (electronic bk.)
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