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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: Gerard J.  Steen
Institution: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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Homepage: http://www.let.vu.nl/staf/gj.steen/
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Metaphor in Cognitive Linguistics
 Cognitive Poetics in Practice
 Structural-Functional Studies in English Grammar
 Finding Metaphor in Grammar and Usage
 Finding Metaphor in Grammar and Usage
 A Method for Linguistic Metaphor Identification
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Finding Metaphor in Grammar and Usage
 Finding Metaphor in Grammar and Usage

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