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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: Andrea  Tyler
Institution: Georgetown University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Semantics of English Prepositions
 Language in Use
 The Semantics of English Prepositions
 Language in the Context of Use
 Cognitive Linguistics and Second Language Learning
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Semantics of English Prepositions
 Cognitive Linguistics and Second Language Learning
Dissertation Director * of: An Analysis of Prosodic Systems in the Classroom Discourse of Native Speaker and Nonnative Speaker Teaching Assistants
(Lucy Pickering, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Incorporating a Cognitive Linguistic Presentation of the Prepositions 'on', 'in' and 'at' in ESL Instruction: A quasi-experimental study
(Suzanne Matula, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Segmenting/Parsing Unit in Cairene Arabic Spoken Language
(Rajaa Aquil, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Structure of Time: Language, meaning and temporal cognition
(Vyvyan Evans, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Cognitive Grammar
Usage-Based Approaches to Language and Their Applications to Second Language Learning

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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