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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: Inka  Wissner
Institution: Université Paris Sorbonne - Paris IV
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State and/or Country: France   
Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): French
Selected Publications: La Vendée dans l’écriture littéraire. Analyse du vocabulaire régional chez Yves Viollier (monographie, 2013)
Les diatopismes du français en Vendée et leur utilisation dans la littérature (thesis, 2010)
Courses Taught: Francophonie et variétés des français
Linguistique comparée des langues modernes
Dissertation Abstract: Les diatopismes du français en Vendée et leur utilisation dans la littérature: l’œuvre contemporaine d’Yves Viollier

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