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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: Christian  Fandrych (IPA: fandrɪç)
Institution: Universität Leipzig
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.uni-leipzig.de/herder/mitarbeiter/fandrych/info.htm
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Language Documentation
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): German
Selected Publications: See homepage
Announced on LINGUIST :  Deutsch als Fremd- und Zweitsprache [German as a Foreign and Second Language]
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Deutsch als Fremd- und Zweitsprache [German as a Foreign and Second Language]
Dissertation Director * of: "Extraordinary Renderings" in the War on Terror: A corpus-based study of lexical items in the German-speaking press
(Del Barrett, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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