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Title:Willing to Learn: A Look at Romantic Relationships while Abroad
Author(s):Manning, Courtney
Romantic Relationships
Abstract:The purpose of this research is to demonstrate the differences in communicative abilities and habits that couples who do not speak the same native language have in starting and sustaining a relationship. Specifically students at The University of Illinois who meet their significant other while abroad.
Issue Date:2011-08
Course / Semester:ENGL401 Spring 2011: Introduction to the Story of the English Language
Professor Catherine Viera
Date Available in IDEALS:2011-08-18

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