PRAGMATIC COMPETENCE THROUGH THE ЕYES OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHERS
The book "Pragmatic competence of Macedonian learners of English and German" by Marija Kusevska, Biljana Ivanovska and Nina Daskalovska was published in 2017 as a result of the first phase of the project "The role of explicit instructions for acquiring pragmatic competence in learning English and German language". The book is a product of the research conducted within the framework of the project implemented at the Faculty of Philology in Stip in a period of almost two years (January 2015 - December 2016). This book consists of 161 pages divided into two parts which are further divided into several subheadings. In the first part the authors examine the theoretical points of view on pragmatism and pragmatic competence, gradually entering the pragmatic competence of the specific target group (Macedonian students of two world languages mentioned above). The second part discusses empirical studies conducted with students who are the target group of the research the results of which are the basis for the book discussed in this review.