Pragmatics

Papers
(The TQCC of Pragmatics is 12. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
ArticleCitations
Pragmatic markers281
Learning to think for speaking141
Notes on the role of metapragmatic awareness in language use125
Practices in the construction of turns121
Language ideology120
An alternative model and ideology of communication for an alternative to politeness theory114
Transcription design principles for spoken discourse research112
Language crossing and the problematisation of ethnicity and socialisation111
On the interplay of syntax and prosody in the constitution of turn-constructional units and turns in conversation103
Affectivity in conversational storytelling91
Quote – unquote? the role of prosody in the contextualization of reported speech sequences91
Ideologies of legitimate mockery90
Critical discourse analysis and its critics85
Intercultural or not? beyond celebration of cultural differences in miscommunication analysis84
‘Incrementing’ in conversation. A comparison of practices in English, German and Japanese83
The role of language in European nationalist ideologies78
The social-pragmatic theory of word learning75
The uses and utility of ideology75
Culturally patterned speaking practices - the analysis of communicative genres69
Situated politeness66
The pre-front field in spoken german and its relevance as a grammaticalization position63
Recording human interaction in natural settings61
Translocal style communities57
Intonation and clause combining in discourse56
A multilevel approach in the study of talk-in-interaction55
Comic performance and the articulation of hybrid identity54
Oral genres of humor54
Politeness ideology in Spanish colloquial conversation53
Hegemony, social class and stylisation52
EXMARaLDA – creating, analysing and sharing spoken language corpora for pragmatic research50
Language, identity, performance50
News production theory and practice50
A contrastive study of conventional indirectness in Spanish50
Forever FOB49
On the nature of “laughables”47
Leadership and managing conflict in meetings47
Meaning potentials and the interaction between lexis and contexts46
Constructing a proposal as a thought46
Analysis of appropriateness in a speech act of request in L2 English45
Identity construction in Chinese heritage language classes43
How to read Austin43
Indirectness and interpretation in African American women’s discourse42
“We can laugh at ourselves”42
Intergroup rudeness and the metapragmatics of its negotiation in online discussion fora41
An appraisal of pragmatic elicitation techniques for the social psychological study of talk40
Pretextuality and pretextual gaps40
On the systematic deployment of okay and mmhmm in academic advising sessions39
Compliments and compliment responses in Kunming Chinese39
From subordination to coordination? verb-second position in German causal and concessive constructions39
Misunderstandings and explicit/implicit communication39
Latina girls’ peer play interactions in a bilingual Spanish-English U.S. preschool38
Ethnomethodology, culture, and implicature37
“ ‘Schwedis’ he can’t even say Swedish” - subverting and reproducing institutionalized norms for language use in multilingual peer groups35
Speaking like Asian immigrants35
Imperatives in requests35
Styles and stereotypes35
Notes on a “confession”34
Primer for the field investigation of spatial description and conception33
Do insults always insult?Genuine impolitenessversusnon-genuine impolitenessin colloquial Spanish32
Perspective and production32
Tropic aggression in the Clinton-Dole presidential debate32
Press releases as a hybrid genre32
Causal markers in Japanese and English conversations: A cross-linguistic study of interactional grammar31
The effect of study abroad on the pragmatic development of the internal modification of refusals31
Political language and textual vagueness29
Ideologies of honorific language29
Introducing relational work in Facebook and discussion boards28
“Today there is no respect”28
Universalistic and culture-specific perspectives on variation in the acquisition of pragmatic competence in a second language28
Cancellative discourse markers27
Doing (Bi)lingualism: Language alternation as performative construction of online identities27
The discourse function of questions27
The communicative role of silence in Akan27
Multiplicity and contention among ideologies27
Indirectness, inexplicitness and vagueness made clearer26
The interactional context of humor in Nigerian stand-up comedy26
Reel to real26
Attention, accessibility, and the addressee26
Serious games25
Minimal and non-minimal answers to yes-no questions25
Misrecognition unmasked? ‘Polynomic’ language, expert statuses and orthographic practices in Corsican schools24
Why are increments such elusive objects? An afterthought24
On the place of linguistic resources in the organization of talk-in-interaction24
Address strategies in a British academic setting23
Deictic categories as mitigating devices23
Evidentiality and morality in a Korean heritage language school23
Rater variation in the assessment of speech acts23
The implications of studying politeness in Spanish-speaking contexts22
Politeness in compliment responses22
Enticing a challengeable in arguments22
Stereotypes and the discursive accomplishment of intergroup differentiation22
Requesting strategies in the cross-cultural business meeting22
Echo answers in native/non-native interaction21
Tang’s Dilemma and other problems21
Request strategies in Indonesian21
The slow shift in orthodoxy21
Detecting contrast patterns in newspaper articles by combining discourse analysis and text mining21
“Mr Paul, please inform me accordingly”21
The construction of emotional involvement in everyday German narratives – interactive uses of ‘dense constructions’21
Not so impersonal21
Hyperstandardisation in Flanders20
Language and politeness in early eighteenth century Britain20
“Doing deference”20
Politeness of service encounters in Hong Kong20
Skype appearances, multiple greetings and ‘coucou’20
“Peter is a dumb nut”20
Some current transcription systems for spoken discourse: A critical analysis19
Social/interactional functions of code switching among Dominican Americans19
Discourse markers at frame shifts in Israeli Hebrew talk-in-interaction19
When is oral narrative poetry? generative form and its pragmatic conditions19
Leniency and testiness in intercultural communication19
Constructing membership in the in-group19
Anger, gender, language shift and the politics of revelation in a Papua New Guinean village18
Arizona tewa ktva speech as a manifestation of linguistic ideology18
Promises, threats, and the foundations of speech act theory18
Justification18
Syrian service encounters18
Enregistering the voices of discursive figures of authority in Antonero children’s socio-dramatic play18
Topical and sequential backlinking in a French radio phone-in program18
The practice of retort18
Caution and consensus in American business meetings18
Compromising progressivity18
Disagreements in television discussions18
The story of ö18
A discourse analysis of the Japanese particle sa18
Ideology and facts on African American English18
Affect in Japanese women’s letter writing18
Weapons of mass destruction17
Linguistic ideologies And the naturalization of power in warao discourse17
Constructing Korean and Japanese interculturality in talk17
Ore and omae17
Order and disorder in the classroom17
Navigating the complex social ecology of screen-based activity in video-mediated interaction17
Inter-mind phenomena in child narrative discourse17
How to do good things with words17
Reconsidering the development of the discourse completion test in interlanguage pragmatics17
Frames for politeness17
Politeness and ideology16
(Im)politeness in Spanish-speaking socio-cultural contexts16
The intuitive basis of implicature16
The organisation of knowledge in British university tutorial discourse16
Pragmatic development in the instructed context16
Metalinguistic negation and pragmatic ambiguity15
Face support – Chinese particles as mitigators15
Japanese and American meetings and what goes on before them15
Space and morality in Tokelau15
Language, identity, and urban youth subculture15
Metalinguistic activity, humor and social competence in classroom discourse15
Interaction in the oral proficiency interview15
Introduction youth language at the intersection15
The co-construction of whiteness in an MC battle15
The pragmatics of play15
The semantics of coming and going14
Radio time sharing and the negotiation of linguistic pluralism in Zambia14
Hearing between the lines14
Resistance against being formulated as cultural other14
Submission strategies as an expression of the ideology of politeness14
Politeness and other types of facework14
A matter of politeness? A contrastive study of phatic talk in teenage conversation14
Explicit and implicit ways of enhancing common ground in conversations14
Language, identity and relationality in Asian Pacific America13
Asian American stereotypes as circulating resource13
Teacher talk reflecting pragmatic awareness13
A cross-generational and cross-cultural study on demonstration of attentiveness13
Discourse in a religious mode13
Constructing academic hierarchies13
Generic patterns and socio-cultural resources in acknowledgements accompanying Arabic Ph.D. dissertations13
The “real” Haitian creole13
Generic uses of the second person singular – how speakers deal with referential ambiguity and misunderstandings13
A contrastive study of apologies performed by Greek native speakers and English learners of Greek as a foreign language13
Therapy interactions13
The inferential construction13
What’s next?13
Personal perspective in TV news interviews13
Evaluation of (im)politeness13
A cross-linguistic study on the linguistic expressions of Cantonese and English requests13
Address practices in academic interactions in a pluricentric language13
Greek and German telephone closings13
Spontaneous and non-spontaneous turn-taking12
Attitudes of English speakers towards thanking in Spanish12
Fearful, forceful agents of the law12
“can you tell me how to get there?”12
German-Chinese interactions differences in contextualization conventions and resulting miscommunication12
Hillary Clinton’s laughter in media interviews12
Historicity in metapragmatics – a study on ‘discernment’ in Italian metadiscourse12
Negotiating identities through pronouns of address in an immigrant community12
Complement clauses as turn continuations12
Increments in cross-linguistic perspective12
Utterance-final conjunctive particles and implicature in Japanese conversation12
An analysis of The thing is that S sentences12
Reflecting respect12
Shouts, shrieks, and shots12
‘you have to be adaptable, obviously’12
Multimodal language use in Savosavo12
“If he speaks Italian it’s better”: Metapragmatics in court12
Retrospective turn continuations in Mandarin Chinese conversation12
The shift from lexical to subjective readings of Spanish prometer ‘to promise’ and amenazar ‘to threaten’. a corpus-based account12
Editing and genre conflict12
Exercising politeness12
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