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WTD: Pragmatics of Chinese as Native and Target Language

Date Submitted: 15-May-2005
From: Joyce Tang Boyland
Subject: WTD: Pragmatics of Chinese as Native and Target Language
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Notice: I am looking for a copy of the book Pragmatics of Chinese as Native and Target Language, edited by Gabriele Kasper, Univ. of Hawaii Press, 1995. I will be heading to China May 27 and it would be great to get a copy before then.