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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: Jan-Ola  Östman
Institution: University of Helsinki
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Handbook of Pragmatics: Manual & Annual Supplement
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Construction Grammar in a Cross-Language Perspective
 Construction Grammars
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Culture and Language Use
 Key Notions for Pragmatics
 Grammar, Meaning and Pragmatics
 The Pragmatics of Interaction
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Cognition and Pragmatics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Handbook of Pragmatics
 Construction Grammar in a Cross-Language Perspective
 Construction Grammar in a Cross-Language Perspective
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Construction Grammar in a Cross-Language Perspective
 Culture and Language Use
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Key Notions for Pragmatics
Dissertation Director * of: The Spatio-Temporal Setting in Written Narrative Fiction. A Study of Interaction between Words, Text and Encyclopedic Knowledge in the Creation of Textual Meaning
(Kari Pitkänen, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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