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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: Susan  M. Fitzmaurice
Institution: University of Sheffield
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Familiar Letter in Early Modern English
 Using Corpora to Explore Linguistic Variation
 Business and Official Correspondence
 Methods in Historical Pragmatics
 Studies in the History of the English Language IV
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Methods in Historical Pragmatics
Dissertation Director * of: The Form, Function, and Distribution of High Rising Intonation in Southern Californian and Southern British English
(Angela Barry, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Exploring the Boundaries of Formulaic Sequences: A corpus-based study of lexical substitution and insertion in contemporary British English
(Kelly Pycroft, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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