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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: Sachiko  Shudo
Institution: Waseda University
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State and/or Country: Japan   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Selected Publications: The Presupposition and Discourse Functions of the Japenese Particles Mo, 2002, New York/London: Routledge
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Presupposition and Discourse Functions of the Japanese Particle Mo
 Presupposition & Discourse Functions of the Japanese Particle "mo"
Courses Taught: Semantics and Pragmatics
Language Typology

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