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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: Geoffrey  N. Leech
Institution: Lancaster University
Homepage: http://eisv01.lancs.ac.uk/staff/geoff/geoff.htm
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Glossary of English Grammar
 English - One Tongue, Many Voices
 English Corpus Linguistics: Looking back, Moving forward
 Change in Contemporary English
 The Verb Phrase in English
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  English - One Tongue, Many Voices
 A Glossary of English Grammar
Dissertation Director * of: The Value of an Annotated Corpus in The Investigation of Anaphoric Pronouns, with Particular Reference to Backwards Anaphora in English
(Izumi Tanaka, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Modelling Variation in Spoken And Written English: The multi-dimensional approach revisited
(David Lee, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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