Introduction to Pragmatics Social Action for Language Teachers

By: LoCastro, Virginia

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"An Introduction to Pragmatics "is designed for use in introductory courses in pragmatics (both undergraduate and graduate level) for students preparing to teach. By including the perspective of ESL and EFL educators, this book provides prospective teachers with an understanding of pragmatics that will help them:
integrate the teaching of pragmatic competence in language programs and materials
understand the problems learners have with comprehension of messages requiring cognitive processing beyond that of the spoken or written word
evaluate textbooks and materials as well as assessment procedures for language proficiency
assess the value of communicative language teaching practices
assist learners in developing strategies to handle misunderstandings and other communication problems
expand knowledge of how language is used in the world by people in everyday situations, including classrooms

Title: Introduction to Pragmatics Social Action for Language Teachers

Author Name: LoCastro, Virginia

Categories: Teaching English,

Publisher: United States, The University of Michigan Press: 31/May/2003

ISBN Number: 047208822X

ISBN Number 13: 9780472088225

Binding: Paperback

Seller ID: 7082

Description: Illustrations 384 An Introduction to Pragmatics is designed for use in introductory courses in pragmatics (both undergraduate and graduate level) for students preparing to teach. By including the perspective of ESL and EFL educators, this book provides prospective teachers with an understanding of pragmatics that will help them: integrate the teaching of pragmatic competence in language programs and materials understand the problems learners have with comprehension of messages requiring cognitive processing beyond that of the spoken or written word evaluate textbooks and materials as well as assessment procedures for language proficiency assess the value of communicative language teaching practices assist learners in developing strategies to handle misunderstandings and other communication problems expand knowledge of how language is used in the world by people in everyday situations, including classrooms (ISBN: 9780472088225 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 7082)

Keywords: English language teaching &,