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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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Name: Susan  L. Wiesner
Institution: University of Virginia
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State and/or Country: VA
Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Selected Publications: The KWIC-step: a dance for 2 or more
Co-textual Dance: The Nature of Context in Reviews of Bill T. Jones’ Still/Here
Framing Dance Writing
Dance and Ballroom Etiquette in the Works of Jane Austen
Courses Taught: dance writing
dance history
Dissertation Abstract: Framing Dance Writing: A Corpus Linguistics Approach

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