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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: Jukka  Tyrkk√∂
Institution: University of Helsinki
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Homepage: http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/people/varieng_tyrkko.html
State and/or Country: US
Finland   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Pragmatics
Semantics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Lexicography
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Selected Proceedings of the 2008 Symposium on New Approaches in English Historical Lexis (HEL-LEX 2)
 Selected Proceedings of the 2012 Symposium on New Approaches in English Historical Lexis (HEL-LEX 3)
 Principles and Practices for the Digital Editing and Annotation of Diachronic Data



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