Researching Sociopragmatic Variability

Perspectives from Variational, Interlanguage and Contrastive Pragmatics

  • Kate Beeching
  • Helen Woodfield

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Kate Beeching, Helen Woodfield
      Pages 1-16
  3. Variational Pragmatics

  4. Interlanguage Pragmatics

  5. Contrastive Pragmatics

  6. Sociopragmatic Competence and the Language Classroom

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 297-305

About this book


Researching Sociopragmatic Variability showcases a range of research approaches to the study of speech acts and pragmatic markers across different languages and varieties of a language, investigating native and non-native usages and variation across gender, situation and addressee.


Chinese discourse English gender Jesus language language classroom language teaching multilingualism native speaker play pragmatics

Editors and affiliations

  • Kate Beeching
    • 1
  • Helen Woodfield
    • 2
  1. 1.University of the West of EnglandUK
  2. 2.University of BristolUK

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