Publication details [#1509]

Blum-Kulka, Shoshana. 1982. Learning to say what you mean in a second language: A study of the speech act performance of learners of Hebrew as a second language. Applied Linguistics 3 (1) : 29–59.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject


An investigation of the acquisition of the knowledge required for achieving specific communicative functions (performing speech acts, specifically social control acts such as directives) in a second language.