LANGUAGE FOCUS TERMS AND PRAGAMTICS. By: Livania Sa’. BACKGROUND RESEARCH. The theory of Pragmatic Terms relate to the use of language in social context ,or the ability to use language to get things done in the world (Berko Gleason, Mac Gibbon & Zaretsky, 2001).
By: Livania Sa’
(1)Explantory talk versus repetitive talk
(2)Language focus Terms (PRAGAMTIC TERMS)
Explanatory Talk: is a form of decontextualized discourse that often provides information but rich vocabulary.
Types of explanatory talk
Types of repetitive talk
Child :when it’s finished
Mother: when it’s finished