Pragmatic Acquisition

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  • Pragmatic Acquisition
    • What is Pragmatics?
      • Implicature
        • What we mean  when we speak
      • Inference
        • Interpreting what others mean
      • Politeness
        • Using the right words to be polite
      • Conversational turn taking
    • Halliday's Functions of speech
      • Instrumental
        • Fullfill a need
      • Regulatory
        • Influence the behaviour of others
      • Interactional
        • Develop and maintain social relationships
      • Personal
        • Convey opinions, ideas, personal identity
      • Representational
        • Convey facts/ information
      • Imaginative
        • Create an imaginary world e.g. shopkeeper
      • Heursitic
        • Learn about the environment
    • Dore's Language Functions
      • Labelling
        • Naming a person/ thing/ object
      • Repeating
        • Repeating an adult word
      • Answering
        • Responding to an utterance
      • Requresting Action
        • Asking for something to be done
      • Calling
        • Getting attention- shouting
      • Greeting
        • Greeting someone/ something
      • Protesting
        • Ojecting to requests from others
      • Practising
        • Using lang when no adult is present
    • Politeness
      • Encouraged from an early age
      • Please/ Thank you among 1st 50 words
      • Levinson and Brown
        • 'FACE' key in interactions
        • Positive/ Negative  face
          • + Desire social approval / being included

Comments

Paul Dutton


A useful mind map with lots of information concerning pragmatic acquisition.  Colour coded.

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