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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: Keith  M. Green
Institution: Sheffield Hallam University
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State and/or Country: S.Yorks
United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language
Specialty: Bertrand Russell; Deixis; Cognitive Linguistics
Selected Publications: New Essays in Deixis: Discourse, Narrative, Literature (Rodopi 1995)
Spectres and Scimitars: Bertrand Russell, Language and Linguistic Theory (forthcoming)
"Language- Based Theories without the Language Base: Linguistics as Critical Metaphor (EJES 1998)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Bertrand Russell, Language and Linguistic Theory
Courses Taught: Linguistics; Children's Language and Literature; Discourse Analysis; Language and Literature

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