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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: Assimakis  Tseronis
Institution: University of Amsterdam
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State and/or Country: Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Philosophy of Language
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Argumentation Theory, Discourse Analysis, Visual Rhetoric
Selected Publications: (2009) Qualifying Standpoints. Stance adverbs as a presentational device for managing the burden of proof. Utrecht: LOT Dissertation Series, Nr.233
Announced on LINGUIST :  Qualifying Standpoints, Stance Adverbs as a Presentational Device for Managing the Burden of Proof
Courses Taught: Introduction to Argumentation
Discourse Analysis
Reviewer of: Dissociation in Argumentative Discussions: A Pragma-Dialectical Perspective (LL Issue 21.979)
Academic Paper Abstract: Diglossic past and present lexicographical practices: the case of two Greek dictionaries
The Management of the Burden of Proof and its Implications for the Analysis of Qualified Standpoints: the case of evaluative adverbials
Evaluating Qualified Standpoints
Modern Greek Dictionaries and the Ideology of Standardization

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