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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: Michael  R. Scott
Institution: University of Liverpool
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.lexically.net
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Corpus software
Selected Publications: WordSmith Tools (Oxford University Press, version 1, 1996, subsequent versions 1999, 2004 etc.)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Patterns of Text
 Textual Patterns
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Patterns of Text
 Patterns of Text
Courses Taught: Corpus Linguistics

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