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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: Beatriz  Quiroz-Olivares
Institution: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Homepage: beatrizquiroz.weebly.com
State and/or Country: Chile   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Systemic Funtional Grammar of Spanish
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: (2008) Towards a systemic profile of Spanish MOOD. Linguistics and the Human Sciences, 4(1), 31-65, 2011.

(2009) Foro. Hacia una aproximación discursivamente responsable a la gramática: la perspectiva sistémico-funcional. Revista ALED, 9(2), 115-122.
Courses Taught: Systemic Functional Grammar,
Text Linguistics
Reviewer of: Systemic Functional Grammar of Spanish (LL Issue 22.3130)

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