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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: Francisco  Yus
Institution: Universidad de Alicante
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Homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/franciscoyus/
State and/or Country: Spain   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Specialty: cognitive pragmatics, relevance theory
Selected Publications: For a whole list of publications and downloadable papers of mine please visit my personal page at:

Announced on LINGUIST :  Cyberpragmatics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Cyberpragmatics
Courses Taught: Pragmatic Analysis
Pragmatics and mass Communication
Applied Linguistics to Specialised Languages
Reviewer of: Turner: Semantics Pragmatics Interface (LL Issue 10.1596)
Pragmatics: Marquez Reiter (2000) (LL Issue 12.2291)
Pragmatics: Hardin (2001) (LL Issue 13.3171)
Linguistic Theory/Pragmatics: MacKenzie (2002) (LL Issue 14.2251)
Pragmatics/Semantics: Dascal (2003) (LL Issue 15.638)
Language in the Media (LL Issue 19.3342)

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