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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: Marcus  Callies (IPA: kaeli:s)
Institution: Universität Bremen
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Homepage: http://www-user.uni-bremen.de/~callies/
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Specialty: lexico-grammatical variation in native and non-native varieties of English, learner corpus research
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Information Highlighting in Advanced Learner English
 Bi-Directionality in the Cognitive Sciences
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Information Highlighting in Advanced Learner English
Dissertation Abstract: Information Highlighting and the Use of Focusing Devices in Advanced German Learner English: A study of the syntax-pragmatics interface in second language acquisition
Reviewer of: Lexicography: Wilkinson (2003) (LL Issue 14.3106)
Lexicography/Applied Linguistics: Rudzka-Ostyn (2003) (LL Issue 15.433)
Syntax/Corpus Ling: Kaltenböck (2004) (LL Issue 16.1543)

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