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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: Silvia  Hansen-Schirra
Institution: Johannes Gutenberg-Universit├Ąt Mainz
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Homepage: http://www.staff.uni-mainz.de/hansenss/index.html
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Cross-Linguistic Corpora for the Study of Translations
 New Prospects and Perspectives for Educating Language Mediators
 Aviation Communication
 Projekte und Projektionen in der translatorischen Kompetenzentwicklung
 Translationswissenschaftliches Kolloquium III

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