Addresses the importance of taking a pragmatic perspective on traditional fields of applied linguistics, and looks at the core of pragmatics as the study of language use. This book offers perspectives on how research in pragmatics not only can be put to practice, but how it is used as a tool to gain a better understanding of the world we live in.

Pragmatics in Practice 2011, John Benjamins Publishing Co, Amsterdam

ISBN-13: 9789027207869