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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: Aproximaciones cognoscitivo-funcionales al español.
Edited By: Nicole Delbecque
Series Title: Foro Hispánico 23

ESTUDIOS: Aproximaciones cognoscitivo-funcionales al español
Nicole DELBECUE: Introducción
Elisa BENAVENT PAYÁ: ¿Por qué contamos nuestras historias cotidianas en estilo directo?
Bert CORNILLIE : Subjetivización, predicaciones de anclaje y los modales españoles
Susana S. FERNÁNDEZ: Un acercamiento a la voz pasiva en español desde una perspectiva cognitiva y del análisis del discurso
Lene FOGSGAARD: Las clases de palabras
José M. GARCÍA-MIGUEL: Integración semántica en las construcciones causativas reflexivas del español
Mikkel HOLLAENDER-JENSEN: Expresiones impersonales y espacios mentales
Yuko MORIMOTO y María Victoria PAVÓN LUCERO: Dos construcciones idiomáticas basadas en el esquema [nombre + adverbio]: 'calle arriba y boca abajo'
Johan PEDERSEN: La base discursiva de la oración compuesta. Sobre las categorías conectivas
Geneviève Fabry: Lectura de ‘Comidas’ de Juan Gelman
José Luis de la Fuente (coord.), 'Borges y su herencia literaria' por Erik Coenen
Rosa de García Gutiérrez, 'Contemporáneos: la otra novela de la Revolución Mexicana' por Eugenia Houvenaghel
Peter Beardsell, 'Europe and Latin America. Returning the gaze' por Maarten Steenmeijer

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Rodopi
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): Spanish
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9042010053
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 137
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