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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: Hiroyuki  Eto
Institution: Tohoku University
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State and/or Country: Japan   
Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 2004
The Japanese Translation of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. TOkyo: Igaku Shoin.

Philologue vs. Sprachwissenschaft: Historiographie einer Begriffsbestimmung im Rahmen der Wissenschaftsgeschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Münster: Nodus Publikationen.

Recollection and Discussion Concerning the Status of Linguistics. In Memory of Victoria A. Fromkin (1923-2000) and Robert H. Robins (1921-2000). Beiträge zur Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaft, 11.1: 137-151.

Die Neuartigkeit der Grammatik von Hans Glinz. Historische Interpretation auf dem Hintergrund von zwei Haupttypen in der traditionellen Grammatikbeschreibung des Abendlandes. Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Glinzschen “Fünf-Wortarten-Lehre”. Beiträge zur Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaft, 9:1, 21-58.

On the Role of German Grammarians as a Bridge between Traditional and Scientific Grammar in 19th Century England. Kurt R. Jankowsky (ed.) Conceptual and Institutional Development of Europe and the United States. Münster: Nodus Publikationen. 133-154.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Multiple Perspectives on English Philology and History of Linguistics
Courses Taught: Basic English Grammar
English-Japanese Translation
Language and Culture
History of Linguistics
Dissertation Abstract: Philologie vs. Sprachwissenschaft

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