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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: John  Morley (IPA: John Morley)
Institution: University of Siena
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State and/or Country: Italy   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Corpus_Assisted Discourse Studies
Selected Publications: 1. Forthcoming. “Lexical Cohesion and Rhetorical Structure” . In The International Journal of Corpus
2. 2005. The persuasive rhetoric of Mirror and Guardian editorials on the Iraq war. In M.Bondi / N.Maxwell (eds. 2005), Cross-cultural encounters: linguistic perspectives, Roma, Officina Edizioni, 216-227.
3. 2004. Corpora and Discourse. (Con Alan Partington & Louann Haarman). Bern: Peter Lang.4.
4. 1999. Sticky Business: A Case Study of Cohesion in the Language of Politics in the Economist. Milano: LED.
5. 1998. Truth to Tell: Form and Function in Newspaper Headlines. Bologna: CLUEB..
Announced on LINGUIST :  Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies on the Iraq Conflict
Courses Taught: Text Grammar
Media Language
Language of Advertising

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