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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: Carsten  Levisen (IPA: ˈkʰɑːstṇ ˈle̝ːʋisṇ)
Institution: Aarhus University
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Homepage: http://pure.au.dk/portal/da/persons/null(b750d142-45c7-4935-becd-141bba5fbc26).html
State and/or Country: Denmark   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Anthropological Linguistics
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Announced on LINGUIST :  Cultural Semantics and Social Cognition
Courses Taught: Language, Culture & Society; Meaning in Language; English as a World Language, Language & Cultural Values; Danish Language & Culture, Introduction to Semantics.

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