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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: Leonhard  A. Voltmer
Institution: European Academy of Bolzano
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Homepage: http://users.brennercom.net/ws3248/
State and/or Country: Italy   
Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Forensic Linguistics
Specialty: Legal Language
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Romance
Selected Publications: 1. Computerlinguistik für die Terminografie im Recht
2. Harmonising Legal Terminology (co-ed.)
3. Normazione, armonizzazione e pianificazione linguistica (co-ed.)
4. Dizionario terminologico del diritto dei contratti, italiano-tedesco (co-ed.)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Harmonising Legal Terminology
 Normazione, armonizzazione e pianificazione linguistica/ Normierung, Harmonisierung und Sprachplanung/ Normalisation, harmonisation et planification linguistique
Courses Taught: German Language.
German for special purposes.
Legal pedagogy.
Philosophy of Law.
Dissertation Abstract: Werkzeuge für Rechtsdatenbanken
Reviewer of: Socioling: Holliday, Hyde & Kullman (2004) (LL Issue 16.3585)
Foreign Language Teachers and Intercultural Competence: An International Investigation (LL Issue 18.477)
Review: Dialectology: Auer, Hinskens & Kerswill (2006) (LL Issue 19.94)
Translating Law (LL Issue 19.3346)
Language, Culture and the Law (LL Issue 21.4901)
Gerichtsdolmetschen (LL Issue 23.1773)
Academic Paper Abstract: Einführung in die italienische Rechtssprache = Introduzione all'Italiano giuridico



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