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Pragmatic Development

1st Edition

By Anat Ninio, Catherine Snow


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The pragmatic system consists of the rules for appropriate and communicatively effective language use. Pragmatic Development provides an integrated view of the acquisition of all the various pragmatic subsystems, including expression of communicative intents, participation in conversation, and production of extended discourse.For the first time, th

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Is Pragmatics? -- The Communicative Uses of Speech -- Prelinguistic Communication and the Transition to Speech -- The First Stage of Speech Use -- The Acquisition of a Verbal-Communicative Repertoire -- Participation in Verbal Interaction -- Children as Conversationalists -- The Pragmatics of Connected Discourse

About the Authors

Anat Ninio is Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of Psychology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Catherine E. Snow is Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Education at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

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