Pragmatics. Aims. What is pragmatics? Linguistic context. Physical context. Deixis. Implicature. Speech acts. The locutionary, illocutionary and perlocutionary acts. Cooperative principle. Grice‘s maxims. Violating and flouting maxims. Politeness. Conlusions. References.
To define a term pragmatics To present linguistic and physical context of pragmatics To describe speech acts To determine deixis and implicature To present cooperative principle and Grice’s maxims To introduce politeness and the concept of “face“.