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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: Jörg  Meibauer
Institution: Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Experimental Pragmatics/Semantics
 Understanding Quotation
 What is a Context?
 Satztypen des Deutschen [German Sentence Types]
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Experimental Pragmatics/Semantics
Dissertation Director * of: Sentential Idioms in German: Syntactic, semantic and pragmatic studies and investigation of their productivity
(Rita Finkbeiner, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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