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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: Anju  Saxena
Institution: University of Uppsala
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Homepage: http://www.lingfil.uu.se/personal/anjusaxena/
State and/or Country: Sweden   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Kinnauri
Language Family(ies): Tibeto-Burman
Selected Publications: Grammar, Incorporated. Peter Juel Henriksson (ed.) CALL in Nordic countries. Tools and methods for computer assisted language learning.Copenhagen Studies in Languages 30. Copenhagen: Samfundslitteratur, pp.125-146 (together with Lars Borin).

*Linguistic synchrony and diachrony on the roof of the world - the study of Himalayan languages. In: Anju Saxena (ed) Linguistic Synchrony and Diachrony on the Roof of the World - The Study of Himalayan Languages. Mouton de Gryuter. 2004

On discourse functions of the finite verb in Kinnauri narratives. In: Anju Saxena (ed) Linguistic Synchrony and Diachrony on the Roof of the World - The study of Himalayan Languages. Mouton de Gryuter. 2004

Some advantages of using corpora in teaching: IT-based collaborative learning in grammar. Nordisk Sprogteknologi. Årbog for Nordisk Språkteknologisk Forskningsprogram 2000-2004, 75-78. Kobenhavns Universitet: Museum Tusculanums forlag. 2003

*Locating and reusing sundry NLP flotsam in an e-learning application. LREC 2002. Workshop Proceedings. Customizing knowledge in NLP applications: Strategies, issues, and evaluation. Las Palmas. 2002 (with Lars Borin)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Himalayan Languages
 Lesser-Known Languages of South Asia
Courses Taught: Grammatik
Funktionell grammatik
Syntax
Historical linguistics
Language typology
Phonetics and Grammar/Syntax



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