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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: Amitabh  Vikram Dwivedi (IPA: əmi:tabʰ vikrəm dwivedi)
Institution: Shri Mata Vaishno Dewi University
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Homepage: http://smvdu.net.in/facproflanguagesmenu1.html
State and/or Country: Jammu& Kashmir
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Specialty: Semantics, Syntax, Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
Selected Publications: Educational experiences:

2007 Presented a paper on “Solving Prepositional Ambiguity: A Lexical Filtering Device for Haarautii, Simple Sentences”. Acharya Nagarjunna University, Guntur – 522510.

2007 Presented a paper in 4th International Congress on English Grammar “Haarautii Lexico – Grammar: Types of phrase constructions”. PSNA college of Engineering and Technology.

2006 Presented a paper in International Seminar on Feminist Consciousness in Haarutii Folklore”, University of Lucknow.

2006 Presented a paper in 3rd International Congress on English Grammar “Semiotics Proportion in Ernest Hemingway’s Short Stories” Sona College of Technology.
2004 Presented a paper in 2nd International Congress on English Grammar “Searching Freedom: Studying Ellipsis in Hindi and English Literacy Pieces”.

2003 Participated in 30th International Systematic Functional Linguistics Congress, CIEFL, Lucknow.

Research Work

1. The role of Functional Grammar in eliminating errors and understanding grammar.

2. The study of Hindi and English Ellipsis.

3. Pronominals in Kumauni language
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Grammar of Hadoti
 A Grammar of Bhadarwahi
Courses Taught: English as a second language
Creativity and Innovation
Business Communication
English Literature
Introduction to Linguistics

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