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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: Jinrui  Wang
Institution: Shanxi University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: China   
Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
Selected Publications: A Pragmatic Interpretation of over-translation and under-translation
Reference Assignment to Descriptions: a Cognitive Approach
Objective and Subjective Context
Courses Taught: Pragmatics
English-Chinese Translation
Reviewer of: Cognitive Pragmatics (LL Issue 22.2872)

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