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By John H. Connolly, Roel M. Vismans, Christopher S. Butler

Practical Grammar is a linguistic idea within which language is looked intrinsically as a car of communicative interplay. As such it has a strongly pragmatic orientation, and this publication provides the result of probably the most contemporary study into pragmatics in the practical Grammar framework. a great deal of recognition is paid, particularly, to the remedy of discourse-level phenomena. manifestations.

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2 / 13 6 131 58 80 35 226 Audio Only 3 / 5 2 114 57 103 46 225 Pooled Total 5 1 18 4 245 54 183 41 451 a. b. c. Problem-oriented. Solution-oriented. Process-oriented. These categories are illustrated in the following extract: Speaker A: You've got to think about how we're going to fill the thing up. ) It's got to be a screw-top lid, hasn't it, you reckon, because then you can screw it up tight and that keeps it hot or cold. ) Speaker B: But you just like, you just screw all of this off. ) Speaker A: Yeah.

J. 1981 Spoken discourse: A model for analysis. London: Longman. 32 Caroline Kroon Hannay, M. 1994 Hengeveld, K. 1990 "The theme zone", in: R. Boogaart—J. ), Nauwe Betrekkingen. Voar Theo Janssen bij zijn vijftigste verjaardag. Stichting Neerlandistiek VU, Amsterdam/Nodus Publikationen, Münster, 107-117. "The hierarchical structure of utterances", in: J. M. Bolkestein—C. ), Layers and levels of representation in language theory. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1-23. M. 1995 Discourse particles in Latin. A study ofnam, enim, autem, vero and at.

To be called "explanation" or "elaboration"). 22 Caroline Kroon (6) Is pagus appellabatur Tigurinus; nam omnis civitas Helvetia in quattuor pagos divisa est 'The name of the canton was the Tigarme;for the whole state of Helvetia is divided into four cantons', Caes. Gal. 4 In (7), on the other hand, nam indicates a rhetorical central-subsidiary relation between two moves, the first move consisting of at least two discourse acts (viz. Phoenices ... condidere and eaeque ... fuere), the latter presumably of only one discourse act (nam ...

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