Syntax is the arrangement of words within a sentences structure that focus on how words organized an...
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...d appropriate conversation openers. The types are assertive, directive, commissives, expressives, and declarations. It is our job as listeners to decide which of the five types of speech act theory the speaker is using, that allow us to respond appropriately.
Discourse refer to ways to advance in the societies using both semantics and pragmatics rules to help us to bind in. For example, when we are in school there are implicit rule of how we should verbally interact with our peers and professor. The implicit rules changes as you interact with different people are different events. This helps us built a language structure that we learn from multiple interaction and surrounding. Through conversation which refer to verbal exchange between two of more speakers taking turn being a listener. As for narrative it refer to having only one speaker with one or more listeners.
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