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Name: Mabelle  Victoria (IPA: Mabel Victoria)
Institution: Open University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://open.academia.edu/VictoriaMabelle
State and/or Country: Switzerland   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Intercultural communication,
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: VICTORIA, M. (2009). Power and Politeness: Social interaction in Philippine Higher Education Classrooms. Philippine Journal of Linguistics, 40, 17-32.

VICTORIA, M. (2009). Power and politeness: a study of social interaction in business meetings with multicultural participation. ESP across cultures, 40, 129 - 140.

VICTORIA, M. (2011) Ethical dimensions of shared ethnicity, language and immigration experience. Canada TESL. 28, 72 – 79.

VICTORIA, M. (in press). A discourse analytic study of power as caring relations in Philippine Higher Education classrooms.

In WELLER, S. & ROGERS, C. (Eds.) Critical approaches to care: understanding caring relations, identities and cultures. London, Routledge.
Courses Taught: Business Management English
English for Specific/Academic Purpose
Case Study Analysis
Academic Writing

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