Directive and Assertive Speech Acts in Selected Covid 19 News

  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Hussain Hameed Ma'yuuf Department of English – College of Education for Human Sciences – University of Babylon – Iraq
  • Hayder Hameed Ghitheeth Department of English – College of Education for Human Sciences – University of Babylon – Iraq
الكلمات المفتاحية: Speech Acts, Covid 19

الملخص

Covid 19 is one of the common events that is disseminated across the world nowadays . People tackle all the sources of media just to know how this virus destroys the life of the plant . The news of the number of the infected cases is the key point of this news at the moment .  As such , the news of covid 19 has become worth studying for the researchers in the field of linguistics to know the linguistic aspect of this news . The study applies the pragmatic analysis by using the types of speech acts to find out which one of these acts is used more than the other . The study has reached out to the results that are highly important for the news of covid 19 . The study uses two types of speech acts , assertive and directive in analysis.                                           

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20. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/nov/18/us-coronavirus-deaths-latest-toll-white-house-taskforce-report
21. https://www.kpbs.org/news/2020/nov/18/sd-county-reports-922-new-covid-19-cases-12-deaths/
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منشور
2021-01-01
كيفية الاقتباس
Assist. Prof. Dr. Hussain Hameed Ma’yuuf, & Hayder Hameed Ghitheeth. (2021). Directive and Assertive Speech Acts in Selected Covid 19 News. مجلة الفنون والأدب وعلوم الإنسانيات والاجتماع, (63), 400-410. https://doi.org/10.33193/JALHSS.63.2021.400
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