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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: Thomas  Johnen
Institution: Stockholm University
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Homepage: http://www.ispla.su.se/ml_personal00.asp?src=41&sub=73&usub=&intSida=95&perId=109
State and/or Country: Sweden   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Philosophy of Language
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
Selected Publications: Zur Pragmatik von portugiesisch -inho und Partikelentsprechungen im Deutschen, in: Lusorama 27 (1995), 40-57.
Formen und Funktionen der Redewiedergabeindices in brasilianischen und portugiesischen Zeitungsnachrichten, in: Annette Endruschat & Eberhard Gaertner (eds.): Untersuchungen zur Portugiesischen Sprache: Beitraege zum Deutschen Lusitanistentag 1995, Frankfurt am Main: TFM 1996, pp. 213-228.
Quem pode pode; quem nao pode, se sacode: alcances e inconvenientes da pesquisa lingüística sobre os verbos modais portugueses, in: Eberhard Gärtner, Christine Hundt & Axel Schoenberger (eds.): Estudos de gramática portuguesa III, Frankfurt am Main: TFM 2000, 105-144.
Die Modalverben des Portugiesischen (PE und PB): Semantik, Grammatik, Pragmatik in der verortung einer kommunikativen Grammatik. Ph Dissertaion, University of Rostock 2001, Microfiche Edition.
«O sistema dos verbos modais em português em contraste com o alemão e o francês», in: HERRERA GONZÁLEZ, Leonardo (ed.): 6º Congresso Internacional do Ensino de Português como Língua Estrangeira, 22 a 26 de outubro – 2001 Acatlán, Est. do Méx., México; Unidade de Seminários do Campus Acatlán – UNAM. México, D.F.: Coordinación de Servicios Académicos, UNAM 2003, 129 – 159.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Conversational Analysis; Portuguese and Spanish;
Introduction to Text Linguistics; Spanish;
German as a Foreign Language (General, Law, Economics, Commercial German, Agriculture)

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