Profiling Pragmatic Ability of Foreign Language Learners

Kusevska, Marija and Ivanovska, Biljana and Daskalovska, Nina and Mitkovska, Liljana (2015) Profiling Pragmatic Ability of Foreign Language Learners. In: 25th Conference on British and American Studies, 21-23 May 2015, Timișoara, Romania.

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Abstract: The purpose of this study is to explore the components that foreign language learners need to acquire in order to develop their pragmatic ability. This paper presents a description of phase one of an ongoing research project at Goce Delcev University-Stip, Republic of Macedonia, on developing pragmatic ability of foreign language learners. We first define pragmatic ability; then we discuss data collection instruments and procedures; finally we give outlook of further research.
Keywords: Discourse Completion Test, explicit instruction, pragmatic ability, role play, speech acts

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Humanities > Languages and literature
Divisions: Faculty of Philology
Depositing User: Marija Kusevska
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2015 11:56
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2015 11:56

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