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Vague Language By Joanna Channell

Vague Language

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This is a major descriptive study of linguistic vagueness. It argues that strategies for being vague constitute a key aspect of the communicative competence of the native speaker of English.
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Vague Language by Joanna Channell

The first major descriptive study of linguistics vagueness - arguably the strategies of which constitute a key aspect of communicative competence of native speakers of English. This study shows how English provides its speakers with a great variety of ways of being vague and draws on naturally-occurring data to examine syntactic, intonational, semantic, and pragmatic considerations of vague language.

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GOR005195168
Vague Language by Joanna Channell
Joanna Channell
Describing English Language
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1994-06-01
248
0194371867
9780194371865
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