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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: Nancy  Hedberg
Institution: Simon Fraser University
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Homepage: http://www.sfu.ca/linguistics/people/faculty/hedberg.html
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Semantics
Syntax
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Grammar-Pragmatics Interface
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Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Grammar-Pragmatics Interface
Dissertation Director * of: Prosodic Profiles: Suspects' speech during police interviews
(Lorna Fadden, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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