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Development of pragmatic and discourse skills in Chinese-speaking children

Zhu, Hua and Lixian, J. (2012) Development of pragmatic and discourse skills in Chinese-speaking children. John Benjamins, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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Publisher's text about this journal: A peer-reviewed journal which seeks to publish original work on Chinese and related languages, with a focus on current topics in Chinese discourse studies. The notion of discourse is a broad one, emphasizing an empirical orientation and encompassing such linguistic fields as language and society, language and culture, language and social interaction, discourse and grammar, communication studies, and contact linguistics. Special emphasis is placed on systematic documentation of Chinese usage patterns and methodological innovations in explaining Chinese and related languages from a wide range of functionalist perspectives, including, but not limited to, those of Conversation Analysis, sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics, grammaticalization, cognitive linguistics, typological and comparative studies.

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Additional Information: Special Issue of Chinese Language and Discourse (3:1, 2012, 127 pp, ISSN: 1877-7031) Edited by Zhu Hua and Lixian Jin
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Applied Linguistics and Communication
Depositing User: Hua Zhu
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2012 10:04
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:26

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