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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: Grammatik – Lehren, Lernen, Verstehen [Grammar – Teaching, Learning, Understanding]
Subtitle: Zugänge zur Grammatik des Gegenwartsdeutschen
Edited By: Klaus-Michael Köpcke
Arne Ziegler
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?isbn=978-3-11-026317-6
Series Title: De Gruyter Reihe Germanistische Linguistik 293
Description:

This volume gives an up-to-date view of international research on the practice
and theory of language teaching. It shows the relevance of grammar research to
the demands of language teaching today, set between German lessons, teacher
training and study of the German language. It also contributes to a confrontation
of established views of grammar work at school and in lessons with current
linguistic approaches.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Language Change
Functional Grammar
Language and Social Interaction
Subject Language(s): German
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ISBN-13: 9783110263183
Pages: 436
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Pages: 436
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