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Teaching and Learning Pragmatics

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Teaching and Learning Pragmatics: Where Language and Culture Meet Noriko Ishihara & Andrew D. Cohen Introduction Grounding in the Teaching and Learning of L2 Pragmatics Chapter 1 Coming to Terms with Pragmatics (Cohen) Chapter 2 Teachers' Pragmatics: Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practice (Ishihara) Chapter 3 Collecting Data Reflecting the Pragmatic Use of Language (Ishihara) Chapter 4 Describing Speech Acts: Linking Research and Pedagogy (Ishihara & Cohen) Chapter 5 Learners' Pragmatics: Potential Causes of Divergence (Ishihara & Cohen) The Nuts and Bolts of Pragmatics Instruction Chapter 6 Theories of Language Acquisition and the Teaching of Pragmatics (Ishihara) Chapter 7 Class Observation and Teaching Demonstrations (Ishihara) Chapter 8 Adapting Textbooks for Teaching Pragmatics (Ishihara) Chapter 9 Discourse, Interaction, and Language Corpora (Cohen & Ishihara) Chapter 10 Lesson Planning and Teacher-Led Reflections (Ishihara) Chapter 11 Curriculum Writing for L2 Pragmatics: Principles and Practice in the Teaching of L2 Pragmatics (Ishihara) Further Issues in the Learning, Teaching, and Assessment of Pragmatics Chapter 12 Strategies for Learning and Performing Speech Acts (Cohen) Chapter 13 Incorporating Technology into Pragmatics-Focused Instruction (Ishihara) Chapter 14 Approaches to Assessing Pragmatic Ability (Cohen) Chapter 15 Assessment of Pragmatics in the Classroom (Ishihara) Conclusion

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Noriko Ishihara is Associate Professor of English as a Foreign Language at Hosei University, Japan and leads language teachers' professional development courses in the US and Japan. Her work has appeared in various journals and she is co-author of a Japanese language textbook with Magara Maeda, Advanced Japanese: Communication in Context (2010). Andrew D. Cohen is Professor in Second Language Studies at the University of Minnesota. He has had many encounters with pragmatics, as a Peace Corps Volunteer in rural development with Aymara Indians in Bolivia, a Fulbright Scholar in Brazil, and a professor in Israel for many years. He is co-editor with Ernesto Macaro of Language Learner Strategies (2007).

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