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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: Dennis  Kurzon
Institution: University of Haifa
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://english.haifa.ac.il/staff/dKurzon.htm
State and/or Country: Israel   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Writing Systems
Forensic Linguistics
Specialty: Silence
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Discourse of Silence
 Prepositions in their Syntactic, Semantic and Pragmatic Context
 Where East Looks West
 Adpositions
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Prepositions in their Syntactic, Semantic and Pragmatic Context
Dissertation Director * of: Mitigating Strategies in the Pragmatic Interlanguage of Pre-service Teachers of English: Focus on formulaic chunks
(Helen Osimo, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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