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SPAGAD Lecture Series: On the Grammar and Pragmatics of Exam Questions. Evidence from Marzahn German

Speaker Hans-Martin Gärtner & Andreas Pankau
Affiliaton(s) NYTK Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics Budapest & IAWDS / Freie Universität Berlin
Date 28.04.2023, 16:00 Uhr
Time 16:00 o'clock
Venue Online (see below)

Commentary           Grzegorz Gaszczyk (University of Groningen)

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New data from interrogative marking in (Berlin) Marzahn German provide striking grammatical evidence for Levinson's conjecture that askings of information questions come with a social cost. The same data complicate the analysis of exam questions as pretense information questions.