|Linguistics 110 Linguistic Analysis: Sentences & Dialects|
|Lecture Number Eleven|
|Pragmatics: Speech Context|
|1.||–Would you like to go to a movie tonight?|
|–I have to study for an exam.
Bad answers (maybe?):
–I have to wash (comb) my hair.
–My grandfather was born in 1910.
|2.||–Have you finished that paper yet?|
|–I've had to work every evening this week.|
|3.||–Would you open the door?|
|4.||–It's Wednesday night. (Take out the trash!)|
|1.||–Do you work at Bucknell?|
Bad answers (?):
–I don't know what your talking about.
–It's hard to say.
|1.||–Where do you live?|
|–On Fifth Street.
–I live in a moderate-sized, two-bedroom apartment, on the south side of the street, where I get the sun in the living room every morning, which, you know, is very pleasant for my cat, who loves to sit on the window sill of this apartment and look out onto the park that is directly behind the building which is on Fifth Street between Market and St. Louis.
|2.||–Would you decline a tequila?|
|Good–No, I'd love one.
|Speech Acts||Amusing Examples|
|Make an assertion||There's a dragon in your bed|
|Request information||What's in your bed?|
|Make a request||Please take out the garbage|
|Make a threat||I'll get you for that!|
|Give a command||Open the window!|
|Give a warning||Don't bother me!|
|Give advice||You should come to class more often.|
|Make bets||I'll bet you can't eat all of it.|
|Speech Act||Amusing Examples|
|Assertion||Did you know there's a dragon in your bed?|
|Request information||I have no idea what that is in your bed.|
|Make a request||The garbage is still in the kitchen.|
|Make a threat||You wouldn't want your nose broken, would you?|
|Give a warning||Maybe you should take a look in your bed.|
|Give advice||Maybe you should occasionally attend class.|
|Make bets||5$ says he'll say 'Trust me'.|
|show to table|
|salt & pepper|
|a la carte|
|ask about water|
|leave on table|