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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: Basiswissen Deutsche Gegenwartssprache
Subtitle: 4., durchgesehene Auflage 2012
Written By: Katja Kessel
Sandra Reimann
URL: http://www.narr-shop.de/index.php/basiswissen-deutsche-gegenwartssprache-8574.html
Series Title: UTB 2704 M

Das Einführungsbuch wendet sich an Studierende der Germanistik, die die
deutsche Gegenwartssprache im wissenschaftlichen Sinne durchschauen und
unter analytischen Gesichtspunkten kennen lernen wollen. Gegenstand sind die
wichtigsten Teilbereiche und Methoden der neueren deutschen
Sprachwissenschaft. Besonders ausführlich werden die komplexen Kapitel
Syntax und Wortbildung behandelt, die zum Kanon der meisten
sprachwissenschaftlichen Prüfungen gehören. Jedes Kapitel enthält Übungen
mit Lösungen und weiterführende Literatur, sodass die Studierenden auch die
Möglichkeit haben, sich den Stoff selbstständig zu erarbeiten und ihre
Kenntnisse zu überprüfen. Der Transfer in die Analysepraxis steht stets im

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
German philology
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783825236922
Pages: 282
Prices: Europe EURO 16.99