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ERIC Number: EJ549235
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0042-062X
Of "Cliquen" and "Kneipen": When One-Word Translations Are Not Enough.
Rings, Lana
Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, v30 n1 p8-15 Spr 1997
Reports research in cross-cultural differences between Americans from the United States and Germans, regarding the connotations of vocabulary items, specifically two sample words: "Cliquen" and "Kneipen." Over a period of five years, more than 50 native speakers from both cultures, who had experience with the other culture, were interviewed on their understandings of the words. (10 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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