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Query Details

Query Subject:   Finding Rubrics for Speech Acts
Author:   Jos Pieterse
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Discourse Analysis

Query:   In my PhD research I do discourse analysis on conversations of multi
functional project teams managing change projects. Amongst others I am
using speech acts. Does anyone know if there is a rubric for speech acts
(e.g. low/weak, medium/neutral, and high/strong assertives)?

thanks in advance for your guidance
kind regards,
Jos Pieterse
LL Issue: 23.829
Date posted: 18-Feb-2012


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