Pragmatics of Japanese as native and target language

This technical report includes three contributions to the study of the pragmatics of Japanese:

  • A bibliography on speech act performance, discourse management, and other pragmatic and sociolinguistic features of Japanese;
  • A study on introspective methods in examining Japanese learners' performance of refusals; and
  • A longitudinal investigation of the acquisition of the particle ne by non-native speakers of Japanese.
Tagged as 1990-1993 pragmatics research lctl