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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: Ingrid  Tieken-Boon van Ostade
Institution: Leiden University Centre for Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Grammars, Grammarians and Grammar-Writing in Eighteenth-Century England
 Studies in Late Modern English Correspondence
 An Introduction to Late Modern English
 Current Issues in Late Modern English
 The Bishop's Grammar
 In Search of Jane Austen
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Bishop's Grammar
 An Introduction to Late Modern English
Dissertation Director * of: Lindley Murray (1745-1826), Quaker and Grammarian
(Lyda Fens-de Zeeuw, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: John Ash and the Rise of the Children's Grammar
(Karlijn Navest, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The usage guide: its birth and popularity
Late Modern English in a Dutch context
Studying attitudes to English usage
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