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keypal

The electronic mail equivalent of a pen pal - someone with whom to exchange electronic mail for the simple joy of communicating.

Request for keypals.

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In fact, Eric disengaged from his German keypals after e-mail 13 on November 13, 2000, and did not write any more individual messages to them for the duration of the U.
In sum, each of these keypals exhibits culturally-specific linguistic patterns for the performance of critique (a required task in the partnership under study).
In this way, he can safely maintain a position of uncommitted ambiguity if his German keypals were to disagree with this potentially face-threatening assertion.
Keypals exchange second e-mail (focusing on negative statements and conditional tense).
Students revise drafts and send revisions to foreign keypals for peer-critique.
The other important point to note in relation to the activities proposed is that discussion list tasks tend not to be clearly differentiated from keypal tasks.
Although the vast majority of activities described focus on the exchange of personal messages by keypals, the personal need not inevitably become the task.