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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: Tanya  Stivers
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/soc/faculty/stivers/TS_website/Home_Page.html
State and/or Country: Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Prescribing under Pressure
 The Handbook of Conversation Analysis
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Prescribing under Pressure
 The Handbook of Conversation Analysis
Academic Paper Abstract: A Preference for Progressivity in Interaction
Transformative answers: One way to resist a question’s constraints



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