ERIC Number: EJ629616
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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The Pragmatics of Letter Writing.
Al-Khatib, Mahmoud A.
World Englishes, v20 n2 p179-200 Jul 2001
Focuses on personal letter writing as a mode of communication between a second language (L2) writer and a first language (L1) reader. The corpus is made up of 120 personal letters written to British native English speakers. Examined the corpus of letters in terms of the sociocultural background of the writers to establish links between the type of material collected and the situational and cultural context. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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