Document Type

Article

Rights

This item is available under a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use only

Disciplines

*pedagogy, General language studies

Publication Details

Modern English teacher, Volume 16, number 1, January 2007, Chichester: Keyways Publishing Ltd.

Abstract

This article discusses the matter of shared knowledge from the perspective of the different deictic centres of understanding. Difficulties, which may result from a possible lack of a shared knowledge between NSs and NNSs due to differences in language experiences and personal backgrounds, are identified.

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