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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: Juhani  Härmä
Institution: University of Helsinki
State and/or Country: Finland   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): French, Old
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Dialogic Language Use. Dimensions du dialogisme. Dialogischer Sprachgebrauch.
 Actes du XXIXème Colloque International de Linguistique Fonctionnelle, Helsinki 2005
Dissertation Director * of: Présence ou absence de l'objet: limites du possible en français contemporain
(Meri Larjavaara, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Construction de la scène d'énonciation dans A la recherche du temps perdu
(Mervi Helkkula-Lukkarinen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: La citation mode d'emploi
(Ulla Tuomarla, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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