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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: Vyvyan  Evans
Institution: Bangor University
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Homepage: http://www.vyvevans.net
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Cognitive Science
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Semantics of English Prepositions
 The Structure of Time
 The Structure of Time
 Cognitive Linguistics
 Cognitive Linguistics
 Cognitive Linguistics
 The Semantics of English Prepositions
 The Cognitive Linguistics Reader
 New Directions in Cognitive Linguistics
 How Words Mean
 Language, Cognition and Space
 Language and Time
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Semantics of English Prepositions
 Cognitive Linguistics
 The Structure of Time
 How Words Mean
 New Directions in Cognitive Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: Vertical Polysemy: a study in the dynamicity of meaning
(Anu Koskela, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: The Structure of Time: Language, meaning and temporal cognition
Academic Paper Abstract: The meaning of time: polysemy, the lexicon and conceptual structure

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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