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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: David  Cram
Institution: University of Oxford
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ling-phil.ox.ac.uk/people/staff/cram/
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Semantics
History of Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  History of Linguistics 1996: Volume 1: Traditions in Linguistics Worldwide. Selected papers from the Seventh International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHOLS VII), Oxford, 12-17 September 1996
 History of Linguistics 1996: Volume 2: From Classical to Contemporary Linguistics.
 George Dalgarno on Universal Language: The Art of Signs, The Deaf and Dumb Man's Tutor



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