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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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Full Title: How Do We Know What Happens?
Location: Paris, France
Start Date: 04-Apr-2013 - 05-Apr-2013
Contact: Alda Mari
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Meeting URL: http://www.institutnicod.org/seminaires-colloques/colloques/how-do-we-know-what-happens/?lang=fr
Meeting Description: This workshop brings together researchers on evidentiality, modality, and future reference, to continue recent debates on how speakers acquire information, how confidence in such information is expressed, as well as which strategies speakers use to predict what will happen next.
Linguistic Subfield: Semantics; Syntax
LL Issue: 24.897

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