Author: George Yule
Language English
Pages: 152
ISBN10: 0194372073
Genre: Humanities
Series Oxford Introductions to Language Study
Goodreads Rating: 3.99
ISBN13: 9780194372077
Published: June 6th 1996 by Oxford University Press

This is an introduction to pragmatics, the study of how people make sense of each other linguistically. The author explains, and illustrates, basic concepts such as the co-operative principle, deixis, and speech acts, providing a clear, concise foundation for further study.