Speech acts: Pragmatics


Video credit: The Virtual Linguistics Campus, “Semantics and Pragmatics – Speech Acts, An Overview” September 16, 2012, via YouTube.

Dear All,
This video continues exploring speech acts. In particular, it shows how the semantic perspective (on utterances) can be complemented with the pragmatic perspective. It also introduces Searle’s classification of speech acts.
Iaroslav

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