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Last week I posted a query seeking a lost reference (Linguist
>Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 18:57:23 -0500 (EST)
>From: Fay Wouk
>Subject: need reference - cross-cultural pragmatics
>I read an article a few years ago which compared naturally occurring
>data with role play, and possibly also with DCT data, focussing, as I
>remember, on the speech act of expression of gratitude. The findings
>were to the effect that naturally occurring instances took more turns
>and were more elaborate than the role plays. I've misplaced my
>reference, and would appreciate it if anyone can supply same.
I would like to thank C?sar F?lix-Brasdefer for
identifying the article for me.
>Eisenstein, Miriam, and Jean Bodman. 1986. I
>very appreciate: Expressions of gratitude by
>native and nonnative speakers of American
>English. Applied Linguistics 7: 167-185.
>Eisenstein, Miriam, and Jean Bodman. 1993.
>Expressing gratitude in American English. In
>Interlanguage pragmatics, ed. G. Kasper and S.
>Blum-Kulka, 64-81. New York: Oxford University
Dr. Fay Wouk
Senior Lecturer in Linguistics
Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
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