Situation-bound Utterances In L1 And L2 by Istvan KecskesSituation-bound Utterances In L1 And L2 by Istvan Kecskes

Situation-bound Utterances In L1 And L2

byIstvan Kecskes

Hardcover | January 1, 2003

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This book focuses on formulaic expressions called Situation-Bound Utterances (SBU). These are highly conventionalized, prefabricated pragmatic units whose occurrence is tied to standardized communicative situations. The unique feature of the book is that it discusses SBUs in a cognitive-pragmatic theoretical framework, focusing on four opposing perspectives: monolingual versus multilingual approach; formulaic and creative language use; literal and figurative language (salient meaning); SBUs in L1 and L2.
Title:Situation-bound Utterances In L1 And L2Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.56 inPublished:January 1, 2003Publisher:De Gruyter MoutonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3110173581

ISBN - 13:9783110173581

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