Vera Stephanie Freytag

Cross-cultural / intercultural communication Workplace communication Politeness Computer-mediated communication Sociolinguistics

Institut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Ammerländer Heerstraße 114-118
26129 Oldenburg

Raum: A06 2-219 (» Adresse und Lageplan) Sprechzeiten: GEÄNDERT: 11.07. 13.00-14.00 Uhr, 07.08. 13.00-14.00 Uhr, 04.09. 16.00-17.00 Uhr und n.V. Tel.: 4648 Fax: +49 (0) 441-798-3771


Papers and posters

“The impact of socio-contextual factors on language use in the workplace: An analysis of English and Spanish email directives”. Paper, Oldenburg, 9th Northwest German Linguistic Colloquium (NWLK), 9-10 December 2016.
“’I always use the word please’ – Evaluations of email directives written in an English and Spanish speaking workplace“. Paper, Seville, 7th International Symposium on Intercultural, Cognitive and Social Pragmatics, 4-6 May 2016.
“Im/Polite directives in English and Spanish workplace emails”. Paper, Athens, 9th International Im/Politeness Conference, 1-3 July 2015.
“’You didn’t answer me this one???’ – In/Direct directives in English and Spanish workplace emails”. Poster, Warwick, iMean 4, 9-11 April 2015.
“Politeness in Computer-Mediated Business Communication: A contrastive study of English and Spanish email directives”. Poster, Oldenburg, 7th Northwest German Linguistic Colloquium (NWLK), 12-13 December 2014.
“Cross-cultural pragmatics: A comparison of verbal politeness phenomena in English and Spanish”. Paper, Strasbourg, 7th annual Eucor English tri-national colloquium for M.A. Students, 10 December 2011.