Check Your Knowledge

These activities will enable you to check that you have understood what you have read in the pragmatics section of the website. We hope they will be enjoyable too!
This multiple choice quiz tests your knowledge of some of the key concepts and individuals in the field of pragmatics and some important dates when works were published.
 
This crossword tests your knowledge of influential linguists in the field of pragmatics.
 
In this exercise, you are asked to match up examples of speech with the politeness superstrategy being used.
 
This gap-fill exercise tests your understanding of face theory and politeness.
 
In this multiple choice quiz, you are asked to say whether sentences are performative speech acts or statements using the advice given to you on the Example Research: Speech Act Theory page.
 
This match-up exercise involves you pairing up examples of conversations with the maxim being flouted.