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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: María  Elena Placencia
Institution: Birkbeck College, University of London
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/spanish/our-staff/maria-elena-placencia
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Current Trends in the Pragmatics of Spanish
 Actos de Habla y Cortesía en Español
 Spanish Pragmatics
 Research on Politeness in the Spanish-Speaking World
 Actos de habla y cortesía en español
 Pragmática y comunicación intercultural en el mundo hispanohablante.
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Spanish Pragmatics
 Actos de habla y cortesía en español
 Pragmática y comunicación intercultural en el mundo hispanohablante.



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