References consulted in creating this module:

Félix-Brasdefer, J. C. (2003). Declining an invitation: A cross-cultural study of pragmatic strategies in American English and Latin American Spanish. Multilingua, 22, 225-55.

García, C. (1992). Refusing an invitation: A case study of Peruvian style. Hispanic Linguistics, 5, 207-43.

García, C. (1996). Teaching speech act performance: Declining an invitation. Hispania, 79, 267-79.

García, C. (1999). The three stages of Venezuelan invitations and responses. Multilingua, 18, 391-433.

Nelson, G. & Hall, C. (1999). Complimenting in Mexican Spanish: Developing grammatical and pragmatic competence. Spanish Applied Linguistics, 3, 91-121.

Sykes, J. (2005).  Synchronous CMC and pragmatic development: Effects of Oral and written chat.  CALICO Journal, 22, 3, 399-432.

CLICK HERE to access the CARLA annotated bibliography of pragmatics research and speech acts.