Pragmatic Realization in Exploiting Request Expressions: A Study of Language Proficiency and Social Context among Saudi EFL Learners

Shadi Majed AlShraah; Enas Mohamed S. Aly; Saleem Mohd Nasim

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 December 2023

  Interlanguage pragmatic studies predominantly focus on teaching and learning English as a second or foreign language. However, there is a substantial research gap in understanding the interlanguage characteristics of those learning English as a second language, particularly within the Saudi context. ...  Read More

Pragmalinguistic Competence of Directness Request Level: A Case of Saudi EFL Learners

Shadi Majed AlShraah; Haliza Harun; Aa-ieshah Abrahams Kariem

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 56-71

  The previous three decades have seen a growing body of research into interlanguage pragmatics (ILP), language proficiency, and their effects on pragmatic competence. One of the most important independent aspects in the field of ILP development is language ability. This study which involved 98 Saudi learners, ...  Read More