Pragmatics Resources Series
The SIG's Pragmatics Resources Series features both practical and theoretical volumes related to pragmatics and second language learning.
Pragmatics Undercover: The Search for Natural Talk in EFL Textbooks
Edited by Jerry Talandis Jr., Jim Ronald, Donna Fujimoto, & Noriko Ishihara
The fifth volume in the Pragmatic Resources series introduces pragmatics in lay terms and discusses ways to embed it more deeply within your teaching by uncovering natural talk "hidden" within typical EFL textbooks. It includes creative, step-by-step classroom activities that will help your students raise their pragmatic awareness and competence.
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Back to Basics: Filling the Gaps in Pragmatics Teaching Materials
Edited by Donna Tastuki & Donna Fujimoto
The fourth volume in the Pragmatic Resources series focuses on the gaps in pragmatics teaching materials, and includes articles covering natural conversation, implicature and meaning, speech acts and evaluation and assessment.
Pragtivities: Bringing pragmatics to second language classrooms
Edited by Jim Ronald, Carol Rinnert, Kenneth Fordyce and Tim Knight
The third volume in the Pragmatic Resources series describes 64 activities for using pragmatics to teach a second language.
Observing Talk: Conversation analytic studies of second language interaction
Edited by Tim Greer
The second volume in the Pragmatic Resources series includes eight CA articles on interacting in a second language.