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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: Theo  van Leeuwen
Institution: Cardiff University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Reading Images - The Grammar of Visual Design
 Applied Linguistics and Communities of Practice
 Introducing Social Semiotics
 Reading Images
 Global Media Discourse
 Discourse and Practice
 Language of New Media Design
 The Language of Colour
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Discourse and Practice
Academic Paper Abstract: Discourses of Identity



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