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Mutism – one of the research areas of applied linguistics
Mutism – one of the research areas of applied linguistics

Author(s): Anna Solak
Subject(s): Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Pedagogicznego w Krakowie
Keywords: mutism; lack of speech; pause; latency

Summary/Abstract: The article defines mutism, which is one of the areas of applied linguistics researches. Within mutism the following phenomena were placed: selective mutism, staying silent, pause. The article contains their characteristics, as well as the original definition of “mutism”, which is, on the one hand, a necessary condition for the occurrence of the utterance and its proper reception, on the other the manifestation of linguistic communication disorders or other communication problems.

  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Issue No: 13
  • Page Range: 139-148
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: English