Journal of Language Teaching and Research, Vol 1, No 5 (2010), 682-684, Sep 2010

Interlanguage Pragmatics Theory and Its Implications for Foreign Language

Qian Huang


The major purpose of college English teaching is to cultivate and develop student’s pragmatic competence. Interlanguage pragmatics is a new interdisciplinary branch of study based on the theories of pragmatics and second language acquisition which has direct guide significance for foreign language teaching. This paper firstly introduces the theoretical models of the two theories and then focuses on the implications for foreign language teaching.


interlanguage pragmatics; pragmatics theory; SLA theory; implications


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