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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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Name: Moeko  Okada
Institution: Senshu University
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State and/or Country: Japan   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Ling & Literature
Selected Publications: Linguistic Approaches to the Analysis of Humour in Modern English Dramatic Comedy (unpublished PhD thesis)
Dissertation Abstract: Linguistic Approaches to the Analysis of Humour in Modern English Dramatic Comedy



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