what is the difference between semantics and pragmatics

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  1. modernreality New Member

    ARABIC
    what is the difference between semantics and pragmatics

    please, help me my friends
     
  2. se16teddy

    se16teddy Senior Member

    London
    English - England
    If you google semantics pragmatics distinction you'll find several attempts to answer that question, modernreality, written by MUCH better teachers than me and extending over many pages.
     
  3. modernreality New Member

    ARABIC
    I check many dictionaries like longman, David Crystal dictionary

    But you have to know that I am not native speaker.So I will face a kind of difficulty in determining the exact distinction
     
  4. cuchuflete

    cuchuflete Senior Member

    Maine, EEUU
    EEUU-inglés
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