Pragmatic Development in a Second Language
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Pragmatic Development in a Second Language by Gabriele Kasper
Book DescriptionThis volume offers the first book-length treatment of second and foreign language learners' acquisition of pragmatics. It provides an up-to-date account of research findings and covers such central topics as the theoretical and empirical approaches to L2 pragmatic development, the relationship of pragmatic and grammatical development, the role of different learning contexts, the effect of instruction, and individual differences. * Comprehensive discussion of developmental interlanguage pragmatics, presenting an up-to-date account of research findings * Key source for researchers and graduate students working in applied linguistics, second language studies, pragmatics, discourse, sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631234302
(229mm x 155mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gabriele Kasper
Assessing Second Language Pragmatics, Hardback (November 2013)
The first book-length collection of studies on the assessment of pragmatic competencies in a second or foreign language. Grounded in theoretical perspectives on communicative and interactional competencies, it examines the reception and production of speech acts through a variety of assessment methods and quantitative and qualitative analyses.
Pragmatics in Language Teaching, Paperback (October 2001)
Pragmatics in Language Teaching examines the acquisition of language use in social contexts in second and foreign language classrooms.
Interlanguage Pragmatics, Hardback (May 1993)View all books by Gabriele Kasper
This is a collection of contributed essays on topics in interlanguage pragmatics, which is the study of how non-native speakers and listeners use their deficient communicative competence to cope with a variety of communicative tasks. This volume will be the first comprehensive study of this important linguistic topic.
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Author Biography - Gabriele Kasper
Gabriele Kasper (Dr. phil.) is Professor of Second Language Studies at the University of Hawai'i, where she teaches in the M.A. in ESL, Ph.D. in SLA, and Advanced Graduate Certificate in Second Language Studies programs. Her most recent books are Misunderstanding in Social Life: Discourse Approaches to Problematic Talk, co-edited with Juliane House and Steven Ross (2003) and Pragmatics in Language Teaching, co-edited with Ken Rose (2001). Other books include Communication Strategies (Kasper & Kellerman, Eds., 1997), Interlanguage Pragmatics (Kasper & Blum-Kulka, Eds., 1993), and Cross-cultural Pragmatics (Blum-Kulka, House, & Kasper, Eds., 1989). Kenneth R. Rose holds a Ph.D. in applied linguistics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of English and Communication at City University of Hong Kong, where he teaches in the BATESL and MATESL programs, and supervises M.Phil. and Ph.D. students. Before coming to Hong Kong, he taught at universities in Japan and the United States. His main research interests are interlanguage pragmatics and research methods. He has co-edited one book, Pragmatics in Language Teaching (Rose & Kasper, Eds., 2001), and his work has appeared in journals such as Applied Linguistics; IRAL; JALT Journal; Journal of Pragmatics; Language, Culture and Curriculum; Language Learning; and Studies in Second Language Acquisition, as well as in a number of edited volumes.
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