With special reference to the inference of implicature in Gricean theory and relevance theory,this paper demonstrates that the pragmatic principles are just special constraining principles of abduction in verbal communication.
This paper aims to analyze the special flavor of culture in College English of the 21st Century from the following four aspects:cultures and verbal language communication cultures and nonverbal communication cultures and teaching patterns cultures and translation. Moreover,it points out in the end that the teaching of cultures meets the new requirement of the revised syllabus for College English.
Based on large numbers of authentic examples (mainly in English), discoveries are made about the common occurrence of vague language in verbal communication and furthermore, such communicative function works in line with the appropriateness communication requires.
This paper discusses the definition of intercultural communication and nonverbal communication, the relationship of nonverbal and verbal communication, the differences in intercultural nonverbal communication, as well as the significance and approaches of grasping intercultural nonverbal communication.
This paper briefly introduces Grice's “Conversational Implicature" theory and its philosophic foundation, and analyzes the application of this theory in verbal communication such as in diplomatic negotiation and daily conversation from the two channels of speaker and listener according to its four cooperative principles.