Palgrave Advances in Language and Linguistics

Assessing Second Language Pragmatics

Editors: Ross, S., Kasper, G. (Eds.)

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The first book-length collection of studies on the assessment of pragmatic competencies in a second or foreign language. Grounded in theoretical perspectives on communicative and interactional competencies, it examines the reception and production of speech acts through a variety of assessment methods and quantitative and qualitative analyses.

About the authors

James Dean ('JD') Brown, University of Hawai'i at Manoa and National Foreign Languages Resource Center, Hawaii, USA Phillip Clark, Temple University, USA Rick Derrah, Temple University, USA Kirby Grabowski, Columbia University, USA Tim Greer, Kobe University, Japan Noriko Ishihara, Hosei University, Japan Gabriele Kasper, University of Hawai'i at M?noa, USA Stephen O'Connell, University of Maryland, USA Yusuke Okada, Ritsumeikan University, Japan Carsten Roever, University of Melbourne, Australia Steven J. Ross, University of Maryland, USA John Rylander, Temple University, USA Paul Seedhouse, Newcastle University, UK Waka Tominaga, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA Soo Jung Youn, University of Hawai'i at M?noa, USA Rémi A. van Compernolle, Carnegie Mellon University, USA F. Scott Walters, Southern Connecticut State University, USA

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"This is a timely and well-organized collection that will be of interest to students and scholars of applied linguistics, SLA, language assessment, and pragmatics. The editors are well known and respected in their fields and they have assembled a stable of distinguished contributors to share the latest research on the assessment of pragmatic competence in a second language." - Richard F. Young, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US


Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Assessing second language pragmatics: An overview and introductions

    Kasper, Gabriele (et al.)

    Pages 1-40

  • Testing implicature under operational conditions

    Roever, Carsten

    Pages 43-64

  • A video-based method of assessing pragmatic awareness

    Rylander, John (et al.)

    Pages 65-97

  • Item difficulty and heritage language learner status in pragmatic tests for Korean as a foreign language

    Youn, Soo Jung (et al.)

    Pages 98-123

  • Teacher-based assessment of L2 Japanese pragmatics: Classroom applications

    Ishihara, Noriko

    Pages 124-148

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Assessing Second Language Pragmatics
Editors
  • S. Ross
  • G. Kasper
Series Title
Palgrave Advances in Language and Linguistics
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-00352-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137003522
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-00351-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-35213-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 366
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