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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: Christopher S.  Butler
Institution: Swansea University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Discourse and Pragmatics in Functional Grammar
 Structure and Function – A Guide to Three Major Structural-Functional Theories
 Structure and Function – A Guide to Three Major Structural-Functional Theories
 The Dynamics of Language Use
 Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse
 Deconstructing Constructions
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Structure and Function – A Guide to Three Major Structural-Functional Theories



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