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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: Zsuzsanna  Zsubrinszky
Institution: Budapest Business School
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State and/or Country: Hungary   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Subject Language(s): English
Hungarian
Selected Publications: A genre-based description of business emails
A descriptive study of requests in English and Hungarian business emails
An exploratory study of the role of silence in business communication
Courses Taught: Academic and Business writing
Intercultural Communication
Diplomatic Discourse
Reviewer of: Professional Communication across Languages and Cultures (LL Issue 24.1866)



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