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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: Yan  Huang
Institution: University of Reading
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Syntax and Pragmatics of Anaphora: A Study with Special Reference to Chinese
 Anaphora: A Cross-Linguistic Study
 Springer Handbook of Speech Processing
 The Oxford Dictionary of Pragmatics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Pragmatics
 The Oxford Dictionary of Pragmatics
Dissertation Director * of: Modality and Discourse
(Alessandro Capone, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: NP-Anaphora in Modern Greek: A neo-Gricean pragmatic approach
(Michael Chiou, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Theory of Conventional Implicature and Pragmatic Markers in Chinese
(Guangwu Feng, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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