Resources

Links for further exploration:
Hotel related vocabulary words with exercises:
http://www.studyspanish.com/travel/spanishhelper/hotel/index.htm

Restaurant related vocabulary words with exercises:
http://www.studyspanish.com/travel/spanishhelper/restaurant/index.htm

Introduction to pragmatics:
http://www.carla.umn.edu/speechacts/sp_pragmatics/Introduction_to_pragmatics/introduction_to_pragmatics.html

Spanish pragmatics:
http://www.carla.umn.edu/speechacts/sp_pragmatics/home.html

Spanish culture:
http://www.spanish.sbc.edu/Language_Sites.html
http://www.mundolatino.org/
http://www.espanole.org/
http://globegate.utm.edu/spanish/span.html

Documents
Download the lesson transcripts
Lesson 1 - English
Lesson 1 - Spanish
Lesson 2 - English
Lesson 2 - Spanish

References:
Ellis, R.  (1994).  The Study of Second Language Acquisition.  New York:  Oxford  University Press.

Olshtain, E. & Weinback, L.  (1993).  Interlanguage Features of the Speech Act of Complaining.  In G. Kasper & S. Blum-Kulka (Eds.), Interlanguage Pragmatics (pp. 108-122).  New York:  Oxford University Press.

Reese Pinto, D.  (2002).  Perdóname, ¿llevas mucho esperando? Conventionalized Language in L1 and L2 Spanish.  Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of California, Davis.

Trosborg, A.  (1995).  Interlanguage Pragmatics.  (F. Coulmas & J. Mey, Eds).  New York:  Mouton de Gruyter.