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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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What is English? And Why Should We Care?

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To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.

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Title: Schtoothööwa Plaut - Stutthöfer Platt
Subtitle: Kurze Einführung in einen erlöschenden westniederpreußischen Dialekt
Written By: Harry Grieger
Edited By: Heinz-Jürgen Pinnow
Series Title: LINCOM Studien zur Germanistik 22

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Überblick über die wichtigsten Bereiche der Grammatik des Stutthöfer
Platts, eines vom Aussterben bedrohten westniederpreußischen Dialektes. Der
Verfasser, von der Herkunft selbst Stutthöfer, ist mit dem Stutthöfer Platt
bestens vertraut, auch noch mit älteren Dialektschichten, die ihm durch
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Zeichen und Abkürzungserklärungen
Vorwort des Herausgebers
Teil A: Phonetik, Phonemik, Morphophonemik
1. Phonetik und Phonemik
1.1. Vokale
1.2. Konsonanten
1.3. Betonung und Intonation
2.1. Morphophonemik
2.2. Variation
Teil B: Morphologie mit Bemerkungen zur Syntax
1. Artikel
2. Pronomina
2.1. Personalpronomina
2.2. Indefinitivpronomina
2.3. Retlexivpronomina
2.4. Demonstrativpronomina
2.5. Interrogativpronomina
2.6. Possessivpronomina
2.7. Relativpronomen
3. Substantive
4. Adjektive
5. Verben
5.1. Hilfsverben
5.2. modale Verben
5.3. starke Verben
5.4. schwache Vollverben
5.5. Konjugation
5.6. Komplexe Verben
6. Adverbien
7 Präpositionen
8. Konjunktionen
9. Interjektionen und Partikel
Teil C. Wörterliste - Ergänzungen zu TWS 2000

ISBN 3 89586 875 2. LINCOM Studien zur Germanistik 22. 120S. USD 54.90 /
EUR 45.00 / GBP 31.50. 2005/IV.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Saxon, Low
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 3895868752
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 120
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