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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: Germanistische Sprachwissenschaft
Subtitle: 2., überarbeitete Auflage 2012
Written By: Gabriele Graefen
Martina Liedke
URL: http://www.narr-shop.de/index.php/germanistische-sprachwissenschaft-8687.html
Series Title: UTB 8381 L

Diese multimediale Einführung vermittelt das Grundlagenwissen der germanistischen Linguistik und berücksichtigt dabei stets die besonderen Erfordernisse bei der Lehre von Deutsch als Fremdoder Zweitsprache. Auch die unterschiedlichen Arbeitsfelder der Angewandten Linguistik finden Berücksichtigung. Für die 2. Auflage wurde die Darstellung neu gegliedert, thematisch erweitert und aktualisiert; ein Index und ein ausführliches Literaturverzeichnis wurden hinzugefügt. Die beiliegende CD-ROM ergänzt den Volltext des Buches durch umfangreiches Tonmaterial sowie Gesprächsbeispiele und Transkripte. Zahlreiche Übungsaufgaben mit Musterlösungen ermöglichen die Überprüfung des vermittelten Wissens, Links zu empfehlenswerten Internetressourcen helfen beim tieferen Einstieg in ausgewählte Themenbereiche.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783825284916
Pages: 362
Prices: Europe EURO 26.99