A

  • Accommodation theory
    Nikolas Coupland
  • Action theory
    Jens Allwood
  • Adaptability
    Jef VerschuerenFrank Brisard
  • Age and language use
    Christina EnglertAgnes Engbersen
  • Agency and language
    Laura M. Ahearn
  • Aisatsu
    Risako Ide
  • Analytical philosophy
    Marina Sbisà
  • Anaphora
    Walter De Mulder
  • Benedict Anderson’s imagined communities
    William O. Beeman
  • Anthropological linguistics
    Ben G. Blount
  • Applied linguistics
    Britt-Louise Gunnarsson
  • Appraisal
    Peter R. R. White
  • Argumentation in discourse and grammar
    Roberta PiazzaMelanie Green
  • Argumentation theory
    Frans H. van EemerenRob Grootendorst
  • Argument structure
    Adele E. Goldberg
  • Artificial intelligence
    Steven Gillis, Walter DaelemansKoenraad De Smedt
  • Attention and language
    Maxim I. Stamenov
  • John L. Austin
    Marina Sbisà
  • Authenticity
    Martin Gill
  • Authority
    John WilsonKaryn Stapleton
  • Autonomous vs. non-autonomous syntax
    Jan Nuyts
  • B

  • Mikhail Bakhtin
    Martina Björklund
  • Gregory Bateson
    Véronique Servais
  • Behaviorism
    Marc De Mey
  • Émile Benveniste
    Tine Van Hecke
  • Bilingualism and multilingualism
    Monica Heller
  • Franz Boas
    Regna Darnell
  • Borrowing
    Jeanine Treffers-Daller
  • Pierre Bourdieu
    Jan Blommaert
  • Karl Bühler
    Andreas Musolff
  • C

  • Case and semantic roles
    Brygida Rudzka-Ostyn
  • Case grammar
    John Anderson
  • Caste and language
    Rukmini Bhaya Nair
  • Catastrophe theory
    Wolfgang Wildgen
  • Categorization
    Eleanor Rosch
  • Causality
    Sonia Vandepitte
  • Cerebral division of labour in verbal communication
    Michel Paradis
  • Channel
    Stef Slembrouck
  • Chomskyan linguistics
    Henk van Riemsdijk
  • Clinical pragmatics
    Mick Perkins
  • Codeswitching
    Carol M. Eastman
  • Code-switching and translanguaging
    Rakesh M. BhattAgnes Bolonyai
  • Cognitive anthropology
    Stephen C. Levinson
  • Cognitive grammar
    Ronald Langacker
  • Cognitive linguistics
    Dirk Geeraerts
  • Cognitive psychology
    Jean Caron
  • Cognitive science
    Seana CoulsonTeenie Matlock
  • Cognitive sociology
    Barry Saferstein
  • Cohesion and coherence
    Wolfram Bublitz
  • Collaboration in dialogues
    Karin Aronsson
  • Collocation and colligation
    Tomas Lehecka
  • Common ground
    Keith Allan
  • Communication
    Peter Harder
  • Communicative dynamism
    Jan Firbas
  • Communicative style
    Margret Selting
  • Communicative success vs. failure
    David A. Good
  • Componential analysis
    Cliff Goddard
  • Comprehension vs. production
    J. Cooper Cutting
  • Computational linguistics
    Anne De Roeck
  • Computational pragmatics
    Kristiina JokinenKoenraad De Smedt
  • Computer-mediated communication
    Alexandra Georgakopoulou
  • Conceptual integration
    Todd Oakley
  • Conceptual semantics
    Urpo Nikanne
  • Connectionism
    Ton WeijtersAntal van den Bosch
  • Consciousness and language
    Wallace Chafe
  • Constructional analysis
    Kiki Nikiforidou
  • Construction grammar
    Paul Kay
  • Contact
    Li Wei
  • Contact linguistics
    Michael MeeuwisJan-Ola Östman
  • Context and contextualization
    Peter Auer
  • Contextualism
    Claudia Bianchi
  • Contrastive analysis
    Katarzyna M. Jaszczolt
  • Contrastive pragmatics
    Jef Verschueren
  • Control phenomena
    Benjamin Lyngfelt
  • Conventions of language
    Yueguo Gu
  • Conversational implicature
    Robin Tolmach Lakoff
  • Conversational logic
    Robin Tolmach Lakoff
  • Conversational storytelling
    Yo-An Lee
  • Conversation analysis
    Ian HutchbyPaul Drew
  • Conversation types
    Auli Hakulinen
  • Corpus analysis
    Jan Aarts
  • Corpus pragmatics
    Andreas H. Jucker
  • Correlational sociolinguistics
    Norbert Dittmar
  • Creativity in language use
    Marie-Luise Pitzl
  • Creole linguistics
    Pieter Muysken
  • Creoles and creolization
    Salikoko Mufwene
  • Critical linguistics and critical discourse analysis
    Ruth Wodak
  • Critical theory
    Koenraad Geldof
  • Cultural Scripts
    Cliff Goddard
  • Culture
    Srikant Sarangi
  • D

  • Deconstruction
    Tony Schirato
  • Default interpretations
    Katarzyna M. Jaszczolt
  • Definiteness
    Ritva Laury
  • Deixis
    Jack Sidnell
  • Deontic logic
    Gustaaf C. Cornelis
  • Dependency and valency grammar
    Rudi Gebruers
  • Developmental dyslexia
    Joanna Nijakowska
  • Developmental psychology
    Susan Ervin-Tripp
  • Dialect
    Ronald Macaulay
  • Dialectology
    Georges De Schutter
  • Dialectology and Geolinguistic Dynamics
    Reinhild Vandekerckhove
  • Dialogical analysis
    Per Linell
  • Discourse analysis
    Jan-Ola ÖstmanTuija Virtanen
  • Discourse markers
    Uta Lenk
  • Discourse representation theory
    Hans Kamp
  • E

  • Elicitation
    Gunter Senft
  • Ellipsis
    Peter Wilson
  • Embodied interaction
    Emily HofstetterLeelo Keevallik
  • Embodiment
    Liesbet Quaeghebeur
  • Emergent grammar
    Marja-Liisa Helasvuo
  • Emotion display
    Tom Koole
  • Emotions: A philosophical and cognitive perspective
    Claudia Strey
  • Emphasis
    Gerda Eva Lauerbach
  • Énonciation : French pragmatic approach(es)
    Marjut JohanssonEija Suomela-Salmi
  • Epistemic logic
    Gustaaf C. Cornelis
  • Epistemology
    Filip Buekens
  • Epistemology of Testimony
    Paul Faulkner
  • Error analysis
    Håkan Ringbom
  • Ethnography
    Michael Agar
  • Ethnography of speaking
    Kristine L. FitchGerry Philipsen
  • Ethnomethodology
    Alan Firth
  • Euphemism
    Zhuo Jing-Schmidt
  • Event representation
    Bracha Nir
  • Evidentiality
    Seppo Kittilä
  • Evolutionary Pragmatics
    Wolfgang Wildgen
  • Experimental pragmatics
    Ira NoveckNicola Spotorno
  • Experimentation
    Dominiek Sandra
  • F

  • Feminism and language
    Karin Milles
  • Fieldwork
    Gunter Senft
  • Figures of Speech
    Manfred Kienpointner
  • J.R. Firth
    Susanna Shore
  • Firthian linguistics
    Jan-Ola ÖstmanAnne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen
  • Folk Pragmatics
    Nancy NiedzielskiDennis R. Preston
  • Forensic linguistics
    Elisabeth Carter
  • Formal pragmatics
    Harry Bunt
  • Michel Foucault
    Luisa Martín RojoAngel Gabilondo Pujol
  • Frame analysis
    Branca Telles RibeiroSusan M. Hoyle
  • Frame semantics
    Miriam R. L. Petruck
  • Functional discourse grammar
    Mike HannayKees Hengeveld
  • Functional grammar
    J. Lachlan Mackenzie
  • Functionalism vs. formalism
    Jan Nuyts
  • Functional sentence perspective
    Petr Sgall
  • G

  • Game-theoretical semantics
    Walter De Mulder
  • Harold Garfinkel and pragmatics
    Rod Watson
  • Gender
    Robin Tolmach Lakoff
  • General semantics
    Keith Allan
  • Generative semantics
    James D. McCawley
  • Geneva school
    Eddy Roulet
  • Genre
    Anna Solin
  • Gesture research
    Jürgen Streeck
  • Erving Goffman
    Jim O’Driscoll
  • Grammaticalization and pragmatics
    Kasper BoyePeter Harder
  • H.P. Grice
    Frank Brisard
  • Grounded theory
    Una Dirks
  • Grounding
    Brita Wårvik
  • John J. Gumperz
    Peter Auer, Monica HellerCelia Roberts
  • H

  • Hegemony
    Hartmut Haberland
  • Hermeneutics
    Piet Van de Craen
  • Historical linguistics
    Louis Goossens
  • Historical politeness
    Dániel Z. Kádár
  • Historical pragmatics
    Andreas H. Jucker
  • Historical sociolinguistics
    J. Camilo Conde-Silvestre
  • Honorifics
    Judith T. Irvine
  • Wilhelm von Humboldt
    Brigitte NerlichDavid D. Clarke
  • Humor
    Salvatore Attardo
  • I

  • Iconicity
    Elżbieta Tabakowska
  • Identity
    Florian Coulmas
  • Ideology
    Simo MäättäSari Pietikäinen
  • Implicature and language change
    Kate Kearns
  • Implicitness
    Marcella Bertuccelli Papi
  • Impoliteness
    Jonathan Culpeper
  • Indeterminacy and negotiation
    Mara Sofia T. ZanottoHeronides M. Melo Moura
  • Indexicals and Demonstratives
    Eros Corazza
  • Information structure
    Jeanette K. GundelThorstein Fretheim
  • Institutional interaction
    Aino KoivistoJarkko Niemi
  • Integrational linguistics
    Roy Harris
  • Intensional logic
    Paul Gochet
  • Intentionality
    Jan Nuyts
  • Interactional linguistics
    Jan Lindström
  • Interactional sociolinguistics
    Jef Verschueren
  • Intercultural communication
    Volker Hinnenkamp
  • Interjections
    Felix K. AmekaDavid P. Wilkins
  • Interlanguage pragmatics
    Gabriele Kasper
  • Interpreter-mediated interaction
    Cecilia Wadensjö
  • Interpretive semantics
    Urpo Nikanne
  • Intertextuality
    Stef Slembrouck
  • Interview
    Charles Briggs
  • Intuition and introspection
    Hans Julius Schneider
  • Irony
    Rachel Giora
  • J

  • Jargon
    Luisa Martín Rojo
  • L

  • Language acquisition
    Steven GillisDorit Ravid
  • Language and the Law
    Philipp Sebastian Angermeyer
  • Language change
    Raymond Hickey
  • Language contact
    Yaron Matras
  • Language dominance and minorization
    Donna Patrick
  • Language ecology
    Tove Skutnabb-KangasRobert Phillipson
  • Language ideologies
    Paul V. Kroskrity
  • Language learning in immersion and CLIL classrooms
    Tarja NikulaKarita Mård-Miettinen
  • Language maintenance and shift
    Louisa Willoughby
  • Language policy, language planning and standardization
    Robert K. Herbert
  • Language psychology
    Jacob Thøgersen, Søren Beck Nielsen, Lian Malai MadsenChristina Fogtmann Fosgerau
  • Language rights
    Tove Skutnabb-Kangas
  • Laughter
    Phillip GlennElizabeth Holt
  • Geoffrey Leech, 1936-2014 – The pragmatics legacy
    Jonathan Culpeper
  • Lexical field analysis
    Dirk Geeraerts
  • Lexical functional grammar
    Farrell Ackerman
  • Lexically triggered veridicality inferences
    Aaron Steven White
  • Lexical semantics
    Robert E. MacLaury
  • Life stories
    Dorien Van De MieroopJonathan Clifton
  • Lifestyle
    Jacob ThøgersenInge Lise Pedersen
  • Linear Unit Grammar
    Anna Mauranen
  • Linguistic explanation
    William FrawleyRoberta Michnick Golinkoff
  • Linguistic Landscape studies
    Durk Gorter
  • Listener response
    Deng Xudong
  • Literacy
    Jenny Cook-Gumperz
  • Literary pragmatics
    Dirk de Geest
  • Logical analysis
    Roger Vergauwen
  • Logical semantics
    Roger Vergauwen
  • M

  • Bronislaw Kasper Malinowski
    Gunter Senft
  • Manipulation
    Paul Chilton
  • Markedness
    Bernard Comrie
  • Marxist linguistics
    Niels Helsloot
  • Mass media
    Andreas H. Jucker
  • Vilém Mathesius
    Marek Nekula
  • Mediated performatives
    Zohar Kampf
  • Membership categorisation analysis
    Karin Idevall Hagren
  • Mentalism
    Jan Nuyts
  • Mental spaces
    Todd Oakley
  • Metalinguistic awareness
    Elizabeth MertzJonathan Yovel
  • Metaphor
    Miriam Taverniers
  • Metapragmatics
    Jef Verschueren
  • Methods in language-attitudes research
    Tore Kristiansen
  • Metonymy
    Klaus-Uwe PantherGünter Radden
  • Mianzi/lian: Chinese notions of face
    Ling ZhouShaojie Zhang
  • Modality
    Ferenc Kiefer
  • Modal logic
    Paul Gochet
  • Model-theoretic semantics
    Paul Gochet
  • Montague and categorial grammar
    Helmut Frosch
  • Morphopragmatics
    Wolfgang U. DresslerLavinia Merlini Barbaresi
  • Charles Morris
    Susan Petrilli
  • Motivation
    Zoltán Dörnyei
  • Motivation and language
    Ema Ushioda
  • The multilingual lexicon
    Ton Dijkstra
  • Multimodality
    Anders Björkvall
  • N

  • Narrative
    Alexandra Georgakopoulou
  • Negation
    Matti Miestamo
  • Neurolinguistics
    Marcella Bertuccelli Papi
  • Neuropragmatics
    Valentina BambiniBruno G. Bara
  • Nexus analysis
    Pia Lane
  • Nigerian hospital setting discourse
    Akin Odebunmi
  • Non-verbal communication
    Lluís Payrató
  • Notation in formal semantics
    Walter De Mulder
  • Notation Systems in Spoken Language Corpora
    Uta Lenk
  • O

  • Objectivism vs. subjectivism
    Hans Julius Schneider
  • Obscenity, slurs, and taboo
    Keith Allan
  • Ọmọlúàbí
    Akin Odebunmi
  • Ontology
    Roger Vergauwen
  • Orthography and cognition
    Dominiek Sandra
  • ‘Other’ representation
    Nikolas Coupland
  • Overlap
    Deng Xudong
  • P

  • Participation
    Jack Sidnell
  • Charles S. Peirce
    Richard J. Parmentier
  • Perception and language
    Roger Lindsay
  • Perspectives on language and cognition: From empiricism to rationalism and back again
    Dominiek Sandra
  • Phatic communion
    Gunter Senft
  • Phenomenology
    Peter ReynaertJef Verschueren
  • Philosophy of action
    Filip Buekens
  • Philosophy of language
    Asa Kasher
  • Philosophy of mind
    Stefaan E. Cuypers
  • Phonetic notation systems
    Jo VerhoevenAllen Hirson
  • Pluricentric languages
    Catrin Norrby, Jan Lindström, Jenny NilssonCamilla Wide
  • Politeness
    Gabriele Kasper
  • Polyphony
    Eddy Roulet
  • Polysemy
    Claudia Brugman
  • Possible worlds semantics
    Paul Gochet
  • Postcolonial pragmatics
    Rukmini Bhaya Nair
  • Pragmatic acquisition
    Sandrine Zufferey
  • Pragmatic markers
    Karin AijmerAnne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen
  • Pragmatic particles
    Ad Foolen
  • Pragmatics of script
    Nishaant Choksi
  • Pragmatism
    Filip Buekens
  • Pragmemes
    Keith Allan
  • Prague school
    Petr Sgall
  • Predicates and predication
    J. Lachlan MackenzieDaniel García Velasco
  • Presupposition
    Francesca Delogu
  • Primate communication
    Michael Tomasello
  • Prosody
    Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen
  • Psycholinguistics
    Gary D. Prideaux
  • Public discourse
    Srikant Sarangi
  • R

  • Reconstruction
    Derek Nurse
  • Reference and descriptions
    Andrea Bianchi
  • Register
    Norbert Dittmar
  • Regression analysis
    Ilmari Ivaska
  • Relational ritual
    Dániel Z. Kádár
  • Relevance theory
    Diane Blakemore
  • Repair
    Jack Sidnell
  • Reported speech
    Elizabeth Holt
  • Rhetoric
    Manfred Kienpointner
  • Role and reference grammar
    Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.
  • Roman Jakobson
    Manfred Bierwisch
  • S

  • Harvey Sacks
    Rod Watson
  • Edward Sapir
    Jeroen Vermeulen
  • Ferdinand de Saussure
    Roy Harris
  • Semantics vs. pragmatics
    Ken Turner
  • Semiotics
    Christiane Pankow
  • Sequence
    Jack Sidnell
  • Sign
    Els Wouters
  • Signed language pragmatics
    Terry Janzen, Barbara ShafferSherman Wilcox
  • Silence
    Dennis Kurzon
  • Situation semantics
    Walter De Mulder
  • Social class and language
    Julia Snell
  • Social institutions
    Richard J. Watts
  • Social media research
    Brook Bolander
  • Social psychology
    Jonathan Potter
  • Social semiotics
    Jeff BezemerCarey Jewitt
  • Sociolinguistics
    Suzanne Romaine
  • Sociology of language
    Amado Alarcón
  • Socio-onomastics
    Terhi Ainiala
  • Sound symbolism
    Kimi Akita
  • Speech act theory
    Marina Sbisà
  • Speech community
    Ben Rampton
  • Stance
    Hiroko Takanashi
  • Statistics
    Roeland van Hout
  • Structuralism
    Dominique Willems
  • Style and styling
    Janus MortensenNikolas Coupland
  • Stylistics
    Elena SeminoJonathan Culpeper
  • Superdiversity
    Zane Goebel
  • Susan Ervin-Tripp: Context, social interaction and pragmatics
    Amy Kyratzis
  • Symbolic interactionism
    Rod Watson
  • Systemic functional grammar
    Chris Butler
  • T

  • Ta’ārof: Pragmatic key to Iranian social behavior
    William O. Beeman
  • Tactile sign languages
    Louisa Willoughby, Shimako Iwasaki, Meredith BartlettHoward Manns
  • Tagmemics
    Kenneth L. Pike
  • Taxonomy
    Robert E. MacLaury
  • Tense and aspect
    Robert I. Binnick
  • Terms of address
    Friederike Braun
  • Text and discourse linguistics
    Jan-Ola ÖstmanTuija Virtanen
  • Text comprehension
    Una Dirks
  • Text linguistics
    Robert de Beaugrande
  • Text structure
    Tuija Virtanen
  • Text type
    Morten PilegaardFinn Frandsen
  • The pragmatic perspective
    Jef Verschueren
  • Therapeutic conversation
    Liisa VoutilainenAnssi Peräkylä
  • Think-aloud protocols
    Kerstin Jonasson
  • Transcription systems for spoken discourse
    Daniel C. O’ConnellSabine Kowal
  • Transience
    Hartmut HaberlandJanus Mortensen
  • Translanguaging pedagogy
    Anne Holmen
  • Translation studies
    Christina Schäffner
  • Truth-conditional pragmatics
    Jacques Moeschler
  • Truth-conditional semantics
    Robyn Carston
  • Truthfulness
    Jocelyne Vincent Marrelli
  • Typology
    Bernard Comrie
  • U

  • Universal and transcendental pragmatics
    Joachim Leilich
  • Universals
    William B. McGregor
  • V

  • Variational pragmatics
    Klaus P. Schneider
  • Lev S. Vygotsky
    René van der Veer
  • W

  • Benjamin Lee Whorf
    Penny Lee
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Joachim Leilich
  • Word
    Marianne Mithun
  • Word order
    Mirjam Fried