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    speech acts

    hi everybody
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    I just want to know what is meant by speech acts
    thanks in advance

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    Re: speech acts

    Quote Originally Posted by sultanee View Post
    hi everybody
    how are you doing?
    I just want to know what is meant by speech acts
    thanks in advance
    your question is great and there are many web on that. one of that,
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/speech_acts
    I think, speech act is a scientific analyzing method of language and philosophy of language. is that correct?

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    Re: speech acts

    you welcome.I also learning about speech acts now and thanks you too.

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    Re: speech acts

    Quote Originally Posted by ishana View Post
    you welcome.I also learning about speech acts now and thanks you too.
    I think I've learned what is meant by speech acts
    speech acts are acts that are performed via utterances
    for instance, the utterance I'm sorry
    is performing the act of apologizing
    i hope that you got it
    and this site you recommended is really great
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/speech_acts
    this theory of speech acts was invented by J. L. Austin
    in his book( How to do things with words)

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