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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: Call for Submissions: Cognitive Linguistics

Author: Paul Peranteau

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science

FYI Body: Cognitive Linguistics in Practice is a text book series published by John Benjamins Publishing that 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. For more information on the series, please visit:


Book proposals can be sent to the series editors:

Carita Paradis

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