Profiling Pragmatic Competence of Foreign Language Learners

Kusevska, Marija and Ivanovska, Biljana and Daskalovska, Nina and Ulanska, Tatjana (2016) Profiling Pragmatic Competence of Foreign Language Learners. Romanian Journal of English Studies, 13 (1). pp. 79-90. ISSN 2286-0428

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

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Humanities > Languages and literature
Divisions: Faculty of Philology
Depositing User: Marija Kusevska
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2017 12:37
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 12:37

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