Publication details [#56232]

González-Cruz, María-Isabel. 2012. Apologizing in Spanish: A study of the strategies used by university students in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Pragmatics 22 (4) : 543–565.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
International Pragmatics Association
Journal DOI


This paper explores the apology strategies of university students in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and affecting factors such as age, gender, familiarity and offense rigor. It also proposes directions for intercultural pragmatic research and EFL teaching and learning.