Introduction to Pragmatics
This book has put an attempt to simplify the field of pragmatics by joining it with the real life situations. It helps the students to grasp about traditional and new approaches in the pragmatics as a branch of linguistic.
It focuses specifically on phenomenon at the boundary of elusive semantics to explain the role in the field of linguistic communication. It enables the students to have an easy access on the introduction and up to date survey of the field. It covers all even traditional concepts such as implicature, reference, presupposition and acts of speech along with the newly emerged topics neo Gricean theories and relevance that make student to brush up their skills for the field of linguist communication.
Even author has made this overwhelming field easy for the students to learn by including the theoretical concepts, information structure, inference and dynamic approaches to meaning step wise step. This book highlights the boundaries and relationship between semantics and pragmatics. Even author has taken care about the user friendly format for the readers so the even beginners can choose it as ideal book to learn about pragmatics.