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Author Jordà, Maria Pilar Safont, 1972-

Title Third language learners : pragmatic production and awareness / Maria Pilar Safont Jordà
Published Clevedon ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 184 pages) : illustrations
Series Second language acquisition ; 12
Second language acquisition (Clevedon, England) ; 12
Contents Third language acquisition -- Pragmatic competence and foreign language learning -- The sociolinguistic context: language learning and use in the Valencian community -- The method -- The role of pragmatic instruction in developing foreign language learners' pragmatic competence -- Effects of proficiency-level on pragmatic production -- The effects of the task on pragmatic production -- The role of bilingualism in meta-pragmatic awareness -- Pragmatic production and awareness of third language learners
Summary The book aims to provide a bridge between two applied linguistics subfields, namely those of interlanguage pragmatics and third language acquisition. It examines the production and identification of request acts formulas on the part of bilingual learners of English in the Valencian Community (Spain). Previous to the empirical study itself, we present an overview of the theoretical background and the sociolinguistic context where the experiment was conducted
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Language and languages -- Study and teaching.
Language awareness.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004017324
ISBN 185359802X (paperback; alk. paper)
1853598038 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
1853598046 (electronic bk.)
9781853598029 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781853598036 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9781853598043 (electronic bk.)