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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: Giao  Quynh Tran
Institution: University of Melbourne
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State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Vietnamese
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Nature and Conditions of Pragmatic and Discourse Transfer Investigated through Naturalized Role-play
Dissertation Abstract: The Nature and Conditions of Pragmatic and Discourse Transfer in Cross-cultural Interaction Investigated through Naturalized Role-play
Academic Paper Abstract: The Naturalized Role-play: An innovative methodology in cross-cultural and interlanguage pragmatics research
Compliment Response Continuum Hypothesis
Pragmatic and Discourse Markedness Hypothesis



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