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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: John  R. Taylor
Institution: University of Otago
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State and/or Country: New Zealand   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Cognitive Linguistics Research 15
 Possessives in English: An Exploration in Cognitive Grammar
 Cognitive Grammar
 Cognitive Approaches to Lexical Semantics
 Linguistic Categorization 3rd Edition
 The Mental Corpus
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Possessives in English: An Exploration in Cognitive Grammar
 Linguistic Categorization 3rd Edition
 Cognitive Grammar
 The Mental Corpus
Dissertation Director * of: A Usage-Type Analysis of Three Prepositions: At, in and on in a corpus of written Malaysian English
(Imran Ho-Abdullah, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Metaphor in Psychotherapy: Description and applications
(Dennis Tay, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Partitioned-Narrative Model of the Self: Its linguistic manifestations, entailments, and ramifications
(Kam-Yiu Pang, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Seeing as though

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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