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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: Florence  Oloff
Institution: Universität Basel
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Homepage: http://franz.unibas.ch/oloff
State and/or Country: Switzerland   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Subject Language(s): English
French
German
Dissertation Abstract: Contribution à l'étude systématique de l'organisation des tours de parole : Les chevauchements en français et en allemand [Contribution to the systematic study of turn organization: Overlaps in French and German]



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