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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: Anne-Marie  Simon-Vandenbergen
Institution: Ghent University
Homepage: http://bank.rug.ac.be/asv.html
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Reconnecting Language: Morphology and Syntax in Functional Perspectives
 By Word of Mouth: Metaphor, Metonymy and Linguistic Action in a Cognitive Perspective
 Grammatical Metaphor
 The Semantic Field of Modal Certainty
Dissertation Director * of: Discourse Marker So in Native and Non-Native Spoken English
(Lieven Buysse, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Believe-Type Matrix Verbs and their Complements: Corpus-based investigations of their functions in discourse
(Dirk Noël, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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