Saturday, June 29, 2013

Speech Act Theory:Propositional, Preparatory, Sincerity, and Essential Conditions



             Searle: from conditions to rule
Speech act is the basic unit of communication.
“Tindak tutur adalah bagian paling dasar dari komunikasi”
Speech acts are acts characteristically performed by uttering expression.

Speech act becomes crux (most important) in study the language, meaning, and communication.
Speech act becomes a competence of the linguist.
Speech act theory analyzes the way meaning and acts are linguistically communicated.