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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: Andrew  Chesterman
Institution: University of Helsinki
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Contrastive Functional Analysis
 Memes of Translation: The Spread of Ideas in Translation Theory
 Translation in Context
 The Map
 Can Theory Help Translators?
 On Definiteness
 Efforts and Models in Interpreting and Translation Research
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  On Definiteness



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