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Title: Developing Contrastive Pragmatics
Subtitle: Interlanguage and Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Edited By: Martin Pütz
JoAnne Neff-van Aertselaer
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sp/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110196702-1
Series Title: Studies on Language Acquisition [SOLA] 31
Description:

The present volume is a collection of papers on Contrastive Pragmatics,
involving research on interlanguage and cross-cultural perspectives with a
focus on second language acquisition contexts. The subdiscipline of
pragmatics is seen from a multilingual and multicultural perspective thus
contributing to an emerging field of study, i.e. intercultural pragmatics
which can be made fruitful to second language teaching/learning and
contrastive analysis. The book is an important contribution to general
linguistics, pragmatics, cross-cultural communication, second language
acquisition, as well as minority issues in multilingual settings.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110196700
ISBN-13: 9783110196702
Pages: 437
Prices: Europe EURO 98.00
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