Guidelines for bridging the gap between literal sentence meaning and communicative intention

@inproceedings{Steuten1998GuidelinesFB,
  title={Guidelines for bridging the gap between literal sentence meaning and communicative intention},
  author={Ans A. G. Steuten and Jan L. G. Dietz},
  year={1998}
}
By the performance of language acts, participants in an organisation initiate action and report about results. An unambiguous interpretation of these language acts is important for the modelling of business communication. In the actual realisation of business conversations the communicative intention of the speaker often differs from the grammatical meaning… CONTINUE READING