AQA AS English Language - Technology Theorists

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Grice's Maxims (1975)

Maxim of Quantity - Do not say too much or too little in a conversation.

Maxim of Quality - Be truthful when speaking.

Maxim of Relevance - Keep to the point and to not evade the question.

Maxim of Manner - Speak in a clear and orderly way.

Shlegoff's canonical sequence (1986)

1) Summons/ answer. - opens the channel of communication.

2) Identification/ recognition. - not needed for Face-to-face.

3) Greetings sequence.

4) How


Paul Dutton


Brief but informative guide to some important theorists, useful for quick revision.