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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: René  Dirven
Institution: Universität Duisburg-Essen
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Applied Cognitive Linguistics
 Cognitive Linguistics Research 15
 Cognitive Exploration of Language and Linguistics
 The Cultural Context in Business Communication
 Evidence for Linguistic Relativity
 The Cultural Context in Business Communication
 Language and Ideology
 Metaphor and Metonymy in Comparison and Contast
 COGNITIVE MODELS IN LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT
 Motivation in Language
 Cognitive Approaches to Lexical Semantics
 Cognitive Exploration of Language and Linguistics
 Cognitive Linguistics: Current Applications and Future Perspectives
 Cognitive English Grammar
 Body, Language and Mind
 Culture, Body, and Language
 Cognitive Sociolinguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  COGNITIVE MODELS IN LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT
 Cognitive English Grammar
 Evidence for Linguistic Relativity
 Applied Cognitive Linguistics
 Cognitive Sociolinguistics



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