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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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FYI: New Review Platform ''PRAGMATICS.REVIEWS''

Author: Rita Vallentin

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics

FYI Body: http://www.pragmatics-reviews.org/

PRAGMATICS.REVIEWS is an online platform focusing on reviewing and discussing publications that fall broadly into the domain of pragmatics. We wholeheartedly invite contributions from all related areas.

PRAGMATICS.REVIEWS is published quarterly, simultaneously with the journal Pragmatics published by the International Pragmatics Association (IPrA).

We hope the online and open-access publishing format on our platform, which contains several interactive tools to stimulate senior researchers and young scholars alike. We also hope that these publications on pragmatics will spur a lively, even fervent discussion between linguists from all over the world. Linguistic pluralism has always been an essential part of our discipline, and PRAGMATICS.REVIEWS offers the forum to showcase and practice this.

We would like to invite you to have a look around, read, comment on and share reviews, browse the publications available for reviews, discuss topics connected to the wide field of Pragmatics in our forum and connect with other researchers.

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