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Speech acts in Ugandan English social letters

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Abstract

This chapter investigates speech acts in Ugandan English social letters touncover how English is being adapted to meet the cultural conventions of itsUgandan users. To this end, directive speech acts, particularly requests, will beanalysed and compared to other second language varieties of English, using acombination of Postcolonial Pragmatics theory and Contrastive Pragmatics andcorpus linguistic methods to discuss both socio-pragmatic as well as pragmalinguisticaspects.

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