Pragmatics

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  • Created on: 25-11-18 21:02
embodied knowledge
knowledge that is associated with memories of physically experiencing something
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schema
a bundle of knowledge about a concept, person or event
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co-text
other words or phrases surrounding a word in a text
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cooperative principle
the general principle that people work together to communicate
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conversational maxims
explicit principles that provide a backdrop for conversation to take place so that speakers can easily understand one another
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impicature
an implied meaning that has to be inferred by a speaker as a result of one of the maxims being broken
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positive face need
a universal human need to feel valued and appreciated
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negative face need
a universal need to feel independent and not be imposed upon
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politeness strategies
distinctive ways in which speakers can choose to speak to avoid threatening face
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deixis
words that are context-bound and whose meaning depends on who is using them, and where and when they are being used
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deictic categories
types of deictic expressions (person, spatial and temporal)
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proximal deixis
deictic expressions that refer to concepts, events or people close to the speaker
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distal deixis
deictic expressions that refer to concepts, events or people at a distance from the speaker
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a bundle of knowledge about a concept, person or event

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schema

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other words or phrases surrounding a word in a text

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the general principle that people work together to communicate

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explicit principles that provide a backdrop for conversation to take place so that speakers can easily understand one another

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