Pragmatics of Japanese as native and target language

    Kasper, Gabriele (ed.)

    Kasper, G., & University of Hawaii at Manoa. (1992). Pragmatics of Japanese as native and target language. Honolulu, HI: Second Language Teaching & Curriculum Center, University of Hawaiʼi at Mānoa.

    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.