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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: Tomoko  Yoshida Yasutake
Institution: Aichi University of Education
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.nihongo.aichi-edu.ac.jp/
State and/or Country: Aichi
Japan   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Pragmatics
Subject Language(s): English
Japanese
Selected Publications: Communication across Linguistic Boundaries: Variation and Universals in Language and Cognition (2004)
Bare Nouns and Qualitative Abstract Representaion (2003)
Individuation and Grammatical Number Marking in English and Japanese (1997)
Courses Taught: Anthropological Linguistics
Psycholinguistics
Syntax
Contrastive Linguistics
Cross-cultural Communication



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