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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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Title: Intercultural Communication
Subtitle: An advanced resource book for students, 2nd Edition
Written By: Adrian Holliday
John Kullman
Martin Hyde
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415489423/
Series Title: Routledge Applied Linguistics
Description:

Editor's note: This is a new edition of a previously announced book.

The 2nd edition of Intercultural Communication :

- Updates key theories of intercultural communication

- Explores the ways in which people communicate within and across social
groups around three themes. These include identity, Othering, and
representation - which are developed through the book's three sections.

- Contains new examples from business, health care, law and education.

- Presents an updated and expanded set of influential readings including
James Paul Gee, James Lantolf, Les Back, Richard Dyer, Jacques Derrida and
B Kumaravadivelu, with new critical perspectives from outside Europe and
North America

Written by experienced teachers and researchers in the field, Intercultural
Communication is an essential resource for students and researchers of
English Language and Applied Linguistics.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
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