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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: Angewandte Linguistik
Subtitle: Ein Lehrbuch
Written By: Karlfried Knapp
URL: http://www.narr-shop.de/index.php/angewandte-linguistik-8263.html
Series Title: UTB L

Die dritte, vollkommen überarbeitete und erweiterte Neuauflage des Lehrbuchs
bietet eine umfassende Einführung in die wichtigsten Arbeitsfelder der
Angewandten Linguistik. In 28 Einzelartikeln werden linguistische Konzepte,
Methoden und Erkenntnisse dargestellt, die zur Lösung von alltagspraktischen
Sprach- und Kommunikationsproblemen beitragen. Illustriert und vertieft werden
die dargestellten Inhalte mit typischen Fallbeispielen aus den verschiedenen
Arbeitsfeldern. Die neuen Beiträge zu linguistischen Verfahren zur
automatischen Texterschließung, zu korpusgestützter Sprachanalyse sowie zur
medizinischen Experten-Laien-Kommunikation behandeln Themenbereiche, die
in den letzten Jahren für die Forschung und Praxis der Angewandten Linguistik
relevant geworden sind.

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Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783825282752
Pages: 686
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