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Investigating the structural patterns and pragmatic functions of compliments made by Iranian EFL learners

Zia Tajeddin; Elham Yazdanmehr

Volume 4, Issue 10 , March 2013, , Pages 27-51

Abstract
  This study aims to delve into the unobservable dimensions of deciding and acting in a pragmatically significant speech event. Utilizing a Discourse Completion Test questionnaire, it seeks to find out the structure and pragmatic functions that lie behind EFL learners’ choice of specific wording ...  Read More