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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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Name: Jonathan  Culpeper
Institution: Lancaster University
Homepage: http://eisv01.lancs.ac.uk/staff/jonathan/jonathan.htm
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Exploring the Language of Drama
 Language & Characterisation: People in Plays & Other Texts
 Cognitive Stylistics
 Early Modern English Dialogues
 Historical (Im)politeness
 Historical Sociopragmatics
 Stylistics and Shakespeare's Language
 English Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Cognitive Stylistics
 Historical (Im)politeness
 Early Modern English Dialogues
 Historical Sociopragmatics
Dissertation Director * of: Linguistic Approaches to the Analysis of Humour in Modern English Dramatic Comedy
(Moeko Okada, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Wanting to be wanted: a comparative study of incidence and severity in indirect complaint on the part of French and English language teaching assistants

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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