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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: Kerstin  Fischer
Institution: University of Southern Denmark
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Lexical Markers of Common Grounds
 Quantitative Methods in Cognitive Semantics: Corpus-Driven Approaches
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Quantitative Methods in Cognitive Semantics: Corpus-Driven Approaches
Dissertation Director * of: Indexicality, Code Choice and Cultural Identity: A study on Americans in Germany
(Inke Du Bois, Author)
Reviewer of: Review of Malrieu: Evaluative Semantics (LL Issue 12.2220)
Discourse Analysis: Johnstone (2002) (LL Issue 13.726)
Discourse/Pragmatics: Weigand (2004) (LL Issue 16.924)
Cognitive Science/Pragmatics: Givón (2005) (LL Issue 17.579)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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