Publication details [#10699]

Feider, Helga and Madeleine Saint-Pierre. 1987. Elementary school children's pragmatic skills: What children learn between five and ten. Lenguas Modernas 14 : 57–68.
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An analysis of data on linguistic and paralinguistic forms used by three groups of children (5, 8, and 10 years old) in a dyadic role playing situation. The data are analyzed in terms of speech act types and concordances are established documenting the surface forms associated with each speech act type.