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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: Norbert  Fries
Institution: Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www2.hu-berlin.de/linguistik/institut/syntax
State and/or Country: Berlin
Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Morphology
Philosophy of Language
Phonetics
Phonology
Pragmatics
Psycholinguistics
Semantics
Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Lexicography
Writing Systems
Neurolinguistics
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): German
Dissertation Director * of: Zahl und Numerale.Eine Untersuchung zur Korrelation konzeptueller und sprachlicher Strukturen
(Heike Wiese, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Metaphern für das Gehirn. Eine kognitiv-linguistische Untersuchung
(Juliana Goschler, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Komplimente und Komplimenterwiderungen im Russischen und im Deutschen: Ein interkultureller Vergleich
(Lilia Mironovschi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Die Thema-Integration: Syntax und Semantik der 'gespaltenen Topikalisierung' im Deutschen
(Andreas Nolda, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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