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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: Lise  M Fontaine (IPA: liz)
Institution: Cardiff University
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Homepage: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/encap/fontaine/
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): French
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Choice in Language
Courses Taught: Computer-mediated Communication
Describing Language
Introduction to Language
Dissertation Abstract: A Systemic Functional Approach to Referring Expressions: Reconsidering postmodification in the nominal group

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