How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.
IVth International Conference on Pragmalinguistics and Speech Practices
This book is a collection of articles in English and German which were presented at the IVth International Conference on Pragmalinguistics & Speech Practices in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The most interesting and important ideas and researches are represented in this work. The book consists of two parts: Pragmalinguistics and Speech Practices. It appeals to philologists, teachers and students.