It is about how language is acquired and how everyone understand and make an oral and written communication act. On which different factors take place such as culture,social status just to name a few.
Pragmatics studies how people comprehend and produce a communicative act or speech act in a concrete speech situation which is usually a conversation. It distinguishestwo intents or meanings in each utterance or communicative act of verbal communication. One is the informative intent or the sentence meaning, and the other the communicative intent or speaker meaning.The ability to comprehend and produce a communicative act is referred to as pragmatic competence which often includes one's knowledge.
Some aspects of language in pragmatic are:
Deixis: what thespeaker wants to say with a particular expression.
Presupposition: it is when we give a logical meaning to a phrase to an answer.
Performative: it refers to talking giving certain specificinformation or to indicate a fact.
Implicature: an indirect way that speaker gives in a unconventional context,
It means to new information that a new learner gets trough interacting with others
Inour day-to-day conversational exchanges, the speaker does not consciously use deictic expressions, as well as the hearer usually understands the utterance immediately, meaning that the hearer does notneed much time to think about an utterance before understanding the message. Deixis makes discourse easier and more effective, giving us a means to pass more information in less time. Nevertheless,there are certain situations making an interpretation difficult or even impossible, mostly when we only get chunks of information and therefore lack context.
Pragmatic thinking is always context-bound.No matter how natural our language facilities or how convention-bound their use is, as language users we always work in contexts. First of all, the utterance itself is embedded in a context of...