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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: Ulla  Susanna Tuomarla
Institution: University of Helsinki
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State and/or Country: Finland
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): French
Selected Publications: (2000) La citation mode d'emploi. Sur le fonctionnement discursif du discours rapporté direct. Academia scientifiarum fennica.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Actes du XXIXème Colloque International de Linguistique Fonctionnelle, Helsinki 2005
Dissertation Abstract: La citation mode d'emploi

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