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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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FYI: New Editors: Cognitive Linguistics in Practice


Author: Paul Peranteau

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science

FYI Body: John Benjamins Publishing announces two new editors for the book
series Cognitive Linguistics in Practice, succeeding former editor
G√ľnter Radden.

The new editors are Carita Paradis, Lund University and Stefanie
Wulff, University of North Texas.

Cognitive Linguistics in Practice is a text book series which aims at
introducing students of language and linguistics, and scholars from
neighboring disciplines, to established and new fields in language
research from a cognitive perspective. The books in the series are
written in an attractive, reader-friendly and self-explanatory style. They
include assignments and have been tested for undergraduate and
graduate student use at university level.

The series welcomes submissions. Book proposals can be sent to the
series editors,

Carita Paradis: Carita.Paradis@englund.lu.se
or Stefanie Wulff: Stefanie.Wulff@unt.edu

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