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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: Julie  Marie Winter (IPA: Julie Winter)
Institution: Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
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State and/or Country: WA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
Selected Publications: Grammar and Linguistics: A Reader Responds (article on importance of teaching English grammar from a linguistic perspective)

In 1945 They Were Children: Flight and Expulsion in the Life of a Generation (book translation)

Memories of Kreisau (book translation)

The Power of Solitude: My Life in the German Resistance (book translation)
Courses Taught: English Grammar
Writing for Academic Purposes
History of English
German language and Literature
Literature in Translation
Reviewer of: Speech Acts in the History of English (LL Issue 19.3845)
An Introduction to English Sentence Structure (LL Issue 21.1076)

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