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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: Roberta  Facchinetti
Institution: University of Verona
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Modality in Contemporary English
 Corpus Linguistics 25 Years On
 Studies on English Modality
 From International to Local English - And Back Again
 News as Changing Texts
 A Cultural Journey through the English Lexicon
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Corpus Linguistics 25 Years On

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