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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: Michael  Beißwenger
Institution: Dortmund University
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Homepage: http://www.michael-beisswenger.de
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Specialty: Computer-Mediated Communication
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Sprachhandlungskoordination in der Chat-Kommunikation
 Wörterbuch zur Lexikographie und Wörterbuchforschung [Dictionary of Lexicography and Dictionary Research]

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