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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: Carsten  Sinner
Institution: Universität Leipzig
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Homepage: http://www.carstensinner.de
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Catalan-Valencian-Balear
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: Carsten Sinner (2004): El castellano de Cataluña. Estudio empírico de aspectos léxicos, morfosintácticos y metalingüísticos. Tübingen: Niemeyer. (Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für Romanische Philologie ; 320)

„The construction of identity and group boundaries in Catalan Spanish', in: Anna Duszak (ed.) (2002): Us and Others: social identities across languages, discourses and cultures. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 159–185.

Extensión semántica y frecuencia de uso en el castellano de Cataluña, in: Fernando Sánchez Miret (ed.) (2003): Actas del XXIII Congreso Internacional de Lingüística y Filología Románica. Salamanca, 24–30 septiembre 2001. Vol. III, sección 4: Semántica léxica, lexicología y onomástica. Tübingen: Niemeyer, 457–468.

La influencia de los medios de comunicación en la lengua y la difusion de regionalismos en castellano, in: Spanish in Context 1 (2004) 1, 95–111.

Sprachen und Sprachkontakt in Andorra: ein Überblick, in: Zeitschrift für Katalanistik 17 (2004), 91–110.
Announced on LINGUIST :  La excepción en la gramática española
 Tiempo, espacio y relaciones espacio-temporales
 La Escuela traductológica de Leipzig
Dissertation Abstract: El castellano de Cataluña. Aspectos cualitativos y cuantitativos.

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