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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: Hans  Ulrich Schmid
Institution: Universität Leipzig
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  English Abstract Nouns As Conceptual Shells: From Corpus to Cognition
 Ostmitteldeutsche Schreibsprachen im Spätmittelalter (East Middle German Written Languages in the Late Middle Ages)
 Jahrbuch für Germanistische Sprachgeschichte
 Leipziger Germanistik [German Studies in Leipzig]
Reviewer of: Historical Ling/Socioling: Tryon & Charpentier (2004) (LL Issue 16.433)

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