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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: Ronald  Carter
Institution: University of Nottingham
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Linguistic Choice Across Genres
 The Language of Speech and Writing
 Exploring Spoken English
 Language of Speech and Writing
 Working with Texts
 Exploring Grammar in Context
 Language and Creativity
 Trust The Text
 Working with Texts
 The Language and Literature Reader
 Creativity in Language and Literature
 Vocabulary
 Spoken Corpus Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Language of Speech and Writing
 Working with Texts
 Trust The Text
 Vocabulary
Dissertation Director * of: Requesting Strategies and Cross-Cultural Pragmatics: Greek and English
(Maria Economidou-Kogetsidis, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Register Awareness and English Language Learning: The case of multi-word discourse markers
(Li-E Liu, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Discourse Function of Academic Texts with Reference to Wittgenstein's 'To Follow a Rule'
(James Bones, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Speaking
(Joanne Rajadurai, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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