Gillian Perrett

List of John Benjamins publications for which Gillian Perrett plays a role.


The number of ranks required for an adequate discourse analysis may vary between genres and can be explained with reference to the social purpose of that genre. Stages of generic structure were attributed to eight language testing interviews on the basis of apparent interviewer purpose, and this… read more
The categories of the functional-notional syllabus are inadequate because, like the speech act theory on which they are based, they recognize only the social function of language and not its discourse function. A further difficulty is that illocutionary acts do not map onto single utterances as… read more