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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: Claudia  Sassen (IPA: klaʊdija: zas(ə)n)
Institution: Dortmund University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://lubitsch.lili.uni-bielefeld.de/~csassen
State and/or Country: NA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Selected Publications: Prosody Particle Pairs as Discourse Control Signs.
Enhanced Dialogue Markup for Crisis Talk Scenario Resources.
An HPSG-based representation model for illocutionary acts in crisis talk.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Linguistic Dimensions of Crisis Talk
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Linguistic Dimensions of Crisis Talk
Courses Taught: Linguistic Analysis of Hypertext
Introduction to Corpus Linguistics
Theories of Discourse
Text technology
Phonetics and Phonology
Oral communication and speaking
Dissertation Abstract: Linguistic Dimensions of Crisis Talk. Formalising structures in a controlled language.
Reviewer of: Linguistic Theories/Discourse Analysis: Butler (2003) (LL Issue 14.3054)
Discourse Analysis: Aijmer & Stenström (2004) (LL Issue 15.2737)

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