Study on Necessity to Cultivate English Pragmatic Competence of Non-English Majors

Huaru Chen


English pragmatic competence is one of the major components of English communicative competence, but it has not aroused enough attention in college English teaching. From a survey on the status quo of English pragmatic competence among non-English undergraduate majors, this article explored and discussed necessity and feasibility to cultivate English pragmatic competence of students in college English teaching.

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