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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: Anabella  Gloria Niculescu-Gorpin
Institution: Romanian Academy, Institute of Linguistics
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State and/or Country: Romania   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Specialty: Relevance theory, Political Discourse, Discourse Analysis, Socio-psychology
Subject Language(s): English
French
Romanian
Selected Publications: Books:
2013. Cultural and Linguistic Influences on the Recent Evolution of the Romanian Language in a European and Worldwide Context, Romanian Academy Publishing House, book in Romanian.
Articles
(2013) Use and Abuse of Borrowings in the Print Media. (accepted,in press), in Revue roumaine de linguistique, Bucharest: Romanian Academy Publishing House., ISI, peer-reviewed journal.
(2012) Româna amenințată la ea acasă, dar și în clasă ISBN 978-606-17-0290-9.
(2010) Metaphorical scenarios in the 2004 American presidential debates and their relevance for persuasion (revised form). in Journal of Linguistic and Intercultural Education , vol 3./ 2010, the 1 Decembrie 1918 University, Alba Iulia, Romania., Alba-Iulia: Aeternitas p. 25-41.
(2010)Predarea Limbii Române ca limbă străină. Obstacole şi soluţii posibile. (Teaching Romanian as a foreign language. Obstacles and possible solutions), in the International Symposium ‘School of Today, School of Tomrrow”, 4th edition, 7 May 2010, p. 88-89, Bucharest: Universitara Publishing House.
(2010) Anglicismele Între Diletantism Şi Manipulare (English Borrowings In The Language Of Advertising: Dilettantism Or Manipulation., in The Third International Linguistics Symposium, The Iorgu Iordan – Al. Rosetti Institute of Linguistics, Romanian Academy, Bucharest: Bucharest University Publishing House, p. 559-569.
(2010) Is There a Continuum Between Literal Use, Approximation, Hyperbole and Metaphor?. , in Kisielewska-Krysiuk Marta, Agnieszka Piskorksa, Ewa Walaszewska (eds.) Relevance Studies in Poland. Exploring translation and communication problems, vol. 3, Warsaw: Warsaw University Press, p. 140-152;
(2009) Teaching Romanian as a foreign language – linguistic and intercultural implications. in the Proceedings of the Exploratory Workshop “Linguistic and Intercultural Education in the Process of Europeanisation of Higher Education”; CLIE-2009, 21-23 May 2009, the 1 Decembrie 1918 University, Alba Iulia, Romania, Alba-Iulia: Aeternitas, p. 187-197.
(2009) De ce Eu ? Pronumele Personale În Discursul Politic (Why I: Personal Pronoun In Political Discourse). , in Limba Română: Teme Actuale. Actele Celui De Al 8-Lea Colocviu Al Catedrei De Limba Română (Bucharest, 5-6 decembrie 2008), Bucharest: University of Bucharest Publishing House, 333-345;
(2009) Dictionarul – prieten sau dusman? (The Dictionary: friend or foe?) with Monica Vasileanu. in the Second International Linguistic Symposium, Bucharest, 28/29 November 2008, Bucharest: University of Bucharest Publishing House, p. 295-305;
(2009) Influenta Catorva Elemente Retorice in Intelegerea si Acceptarea Discursului Politic (The Influence of Some Rhetorical Elements in Understanding and Accepting Political Discourse) in The Second International Linguistic Symposium, Bucharest, 28/29 November 2008, Bucharest: University of Bucharest Publishing House, p. 575-584;
Ad Hoc Concepts and (2008) Argumentation in Political Debates. in L’Analisi Linguistica e letteraria XVI, special issue Word meaning in argumentative dialogue, vol. II, p. 777-787, Milano: EduCatt ;
(2008) Metaphorical Scenarios in the 2004 American Presidential Debates and their Relevance for Persuasion. in the Proceedings of The 1st International Conference on Linguistic and Intercultural Education. Alba Iulia 2008, 27 - 29 November
Courses Taught: Principles of Linguistics (University of Manchester, GTA to Prof. William Croft

Language Acquistion (University of Manchester)

Practical Course (English Vocab, Syntax, Morphology), University of Bucharest



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