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Intercultural Pragmatics
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1. What is Intercultural Pragmatics?

Intercultural pragmatics has emerged as a relatively new area of linguistic research, building on earlier work in cross-cultural pragmatics. Pragmatics examines how language is used and interpreted in context, and cross-cultural pragmatics analyzes differences a…

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Helen SPENCER-OATEY and Jiayi WANG, “Intercultural Pragmatics”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 26 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_000041>
First published online: 2015

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