Aspects covered include conversational analysis, speech and communicative acts, reference, narrative, pragmatic comprehension and relevance. Each chapter contains exercises with discussion, notes on normal development and illustrative clinical data from children, as well as recent research in the area.
Communicative use of language: Speech and communicative acts.
Discourse and conversational analysis.
Narratives and story telling.
Pragmatic principles and relevance.
What is pragmatic impairment?