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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: Konrad  Ehlich
Institution: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit√§t M√ľnchen
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Homepage: http://www.daf.uni-muenchen.de
State and/or Country: Germany
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Writing Systems
History of Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Forensic Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): German
Hebrew, Ancient
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Politeness in Language
 Die Wissenschaft und ihre Sprachen
 Studien zur Rechtskommunikation
 Sprache und sprachliches Handeln (Language and Linguistic Action: Writings on Linguistics)
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Politeness in Language
Dissertation Director * of: Space as a Communicative Resource
(Ulrike Wrobel, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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