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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: Ilse  Depraetere
Institution: Université Charles-de-Gaulle
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Homepage: http://perso.univ-lille3.fr/~idepraetere
State and/or Country: Belgium   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Perspectives on Translation Quality
 Advanced English Grammar
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Perspectives on Translation Quality
Courses Taught: - (BA) Semantics and pragmatics
- (BA) World Englishes
- (BA) Introduction to syntax
- (MA) Theories of meaning: the semantics/pragmatics interface
- (MA) Mood and modality
- (MA) Aspect and Tense
Reviewer of: Pragmatics (LL Issue 24.2463)
Academic Paper Abstract: Source of modality: a reassessment
Towards a more explicit taxonomy of root possibility

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