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The importance of context in linguistic communication

Introduction

This course explores the significance of context in linguistic communication, covering topics such as the role of intent, non-verbal elements, sociocultural influences, and ethical considerations. It delves into the impact of social distance, historical and cultural context, power dynamics, and the relevance of technology in shaping communicative context.

What you will learn

By the end of this course, learners will have a comprehensive understanding of the importance of context in linguistic communication and the ability to analyze and navigate various contextual factors in diverse communicative settings.

Course program

Understanding Context in Linguistic Communication
Factors Influencing Communicative Context
Sociocultural Aspects of Communicative Context
Contextual Variations in Linguistic Communication
Ethical and Practical Considerations in Communicative Context