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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: Dieter  Wolff
Dissertation Director * of: Abgeleitete Personenbezeichnungen im Deutschen und Englischen. Kontrastive Wortbildungsanalysen im Rahmen des Minimalistischen Programms und unter Beruecksichtigung sprachhistorischer Aspekte
(Heike Baeskow, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Text Organisation Across Languages: A study of multi-word discourse markers in English, French and German academic and journalistic texts with implications for the teaching of writing and translation
(Dirk Siepmann, Author)

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