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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: Raphael  Salkie
Institution: University of Brighton
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Announced on LINGUIST :  Modality in English
Reviewer of: Translation: Munday (2001) (LL Issue 12.2587)
Corpus/Text Linguistics: Ghadessy, Henry & Roseberry (2001) (LL Issue 13.884)
Academic Paper Abstract: Anna Papafragou, Modality: issues in the semantics-pragmatics interface (Current Research in the Semantics-Pragmatics Interface 6). Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2000. Pp. xii+238.
'Will': tense or modal or both?
Modals and quasi-modals in English. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2009.

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