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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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Title: Collected Works of M A K Halliday Set
Written By: Michael A. K. Halliday
Edited By: Jonathan J. Webster
URL: http://www.continuumbooks.com
Series Title: Collected Works of M.A.K. Halliday
Description:

For nearly half a century Michael Halliday has been enriching the
discipline of linguistics with his keen insight into the social semiotic
phenomenon we call language. Now, for the first time, Halliday's collected
works are available as a ten-volume set. As a self-styled 'generalist'
Michael Halliday has published in many branches of linguistics, both
theoretical and applied, including grammar and semantics, discourse
analysis and stylistics, phonology, sociolinguistics, computational
linguistics, language education and child language development. This
ten-volume set encompasses all of these aspects of Halliday's work.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Linguistic Theories
Phonology
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780826483676
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 4000
Prices: U.K. £ 650.00